News & Events

News and events

It is with great sadness that the AKF and I advise of the passing of our Founding Research Chairman, Dr John Woolcock. His funeral will be held tomorrow. There are truly not enough words to describe ... read more
The government’s decision to send four Koalas to Singapore Zoo is an act to strengthen diplomatic relationships between Australian and Singapore. It just shows the power of the Koala. ‘Koala ... read more
The Australian Koala Foundation (AKF) has offered their expertise to Noosa Council, on the back of the announcement that the Council is gathering information to develop its Koala Management Policy. ... read more
19/03/15 Brisbane Times published the following article: Experts have urged action after about a quarter of koalas tracked in Brisbane's north were killed by wild dogs. Leading koala experts called ... read more
The AKF has hosted a confidential two-day briefing, as a launch of their campaign to enact a Koala Protection Act. The who’s who of Koala conservation groups from Queensland, New South Wales and ... read more
ABSTRACT Anecdotal evidence suggests that there is a possibility that Koalas (Phascolarctos cinereus) actively seek to avoid Consultants engaged in Environmental Assessments for development proposals ... read more
Update: Deborah has posted a new diary entry on the secret cull. The Australian Koala Foundation (AKF) is aware of this emerging story. Hundreds of Victorian koalas killed off in secret cull Deborah ... read more
Many of you have b een sending AKF the recent footage of Koalas being bulldozed out of a tree in a bluegum plantation. Naturally, Deborah and the rest of the AKF team have seen it. Sadly we have seen ... read more
Like many seeing the fires rage in South Australia, the Australian Koala Foundation (AKF) is deeply concerned about the fate of Koalas. While no one knows exactly how many animals died in the fires, ... read more
Australia Koala Foundation (AKF) chief executive officer Deborah Tabart was scathing in her comments to the Shenhua PAC hearing on Thursday, claiming the Chinese miner’s projected impacts on the ... read more