News & Events

News and events

On Monday, AKF CEO Deborah Tabart OAM spoke with Steve Austin on ABC Brisbane Radio’s morning show. Several points were up for discussion including the lack of action toward a national Koala Recovery ... read more
As Australia sweats through another exceptionally warm summer, it’s important to talk about the role of Koala forests in our climate. As we are taught in school, trees play an important role in the ... read more
Koala lovers! We are encouraging all of our supporters to contact Federal Environment Minister, the Hon. Josh Frydenberg, demanding a federal solution for our Koalas and Koala habitats in Australia. ... read more
The Australian Koala Foundation has contacted the NSW State Government expressing grave concerns on the development of the NSW Koala Strategy. Click here for the full submissions to the NSW Minister ... read more
The Australian Koala Foundation (AKF) currently estimates there are between 44,920 and 85,495 Koalas left in the wild. When you consider that more than 8 million Koalas were killed for their fur ... read more
AKF landscape ecologist Dave Mitchell will be in Canberra this week to present the power of the AKF's maps and their potential to address issues of development, community, and protecting our ... read more
In the lead up to the United States' presidential election, National Geographic released a film with Leonardo di Caprio titled Before The Flood, which was available to view for free on YouTube for a ... read more
We were delighted to hear today that the Myall Koala & Environmental Group was recently successful in having a Swamp Mahogany tree classified as a “significant tree” by MidCoast Water in New ... read more
The Newcastle Herald reports that "more than 9000 hectares of koala habitat was burnt" in this week's bushfires in the Port Stephens area. For the local koala population, the situation is looking ... read more
Eight koalas have been spotted in the heights of Mount Kembla in the Illawarra region south of Sydney, ending a 70 year hiatus of no koala presence in the area. There has also been a lot of bellowing ... read more