News & Events

News and events

We would like to introduce you to one of our ardent supporters Veronique Kuijer from the Netherlands. Veronique has been actively involved with the Australian Koala Foundation since 2001 and makes it ... read more
Every week we receive letters and emails from wonderful koala people from across the world who have taken it upon themselves to help save the koala. There is no set mould for these special people but ... read more
A lot’s been happening at the AKF office lately. We have said good-bye to Jane Mathers, who served the Foundation for over 17 years and welcomed new people. Yes! The AKF has had a make-over. It has a ... read more
NASA has announced its newest recruit this morning. Rodney the koala will join the ISS team on 1 st April 2012. Rodney is following three former Australian astronauts Philip K. Chapman , Paul Scully- ... read more
The Australian Koala Foundation has accused the state government of "appalling science" to bolster koala numbers in its latest koala population survey so it would not lose koala planning control to ... read more
Liberal National Party leader Campbell Newman has announced plans to put aside $22.5 million to acquire koala habitats for preservation, $3.2 million for researching and $800,000 to help ... read more
Smiling Bear has been created by Guy Paterson, who has a long history in the art and design industry. His inspiration for Smiling Bear comes from the laid back, feel-good Australian lifestyle. The ... read more
Our CEO, Deborah Tabart OAM, predicted the outcome and yesterday it became a reality. Minister Burke has delayed the decision regarding the listing of the koala for another 10 weeks. Despite this we’ ... read more
Beautiful Victoria’s Secret super model Miranda Kerr loves koalas! Why? Because she’s the girl from Gunnedah, koala capital of the world, and grew up seeing them in her back yard. Sadly koalas are ... read more
We are proud to announce that AKF’s CEO Deborah Tabart OAM has won the 2011 Excellence in Communication Leadership (EXCEL) Award from the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC). ... read more