News & Events

News and events

This year, the AKF is 30 years old. When Lorraine, Ann Sharp and I first started in 1988, we all sat around and thought “gee, how can we get the Koala message out to the world?”, so we had our first ... read more
KoalaMap has been up and running for over five years now and has over 2,200 sightings reported by its members in NSW, QLD, SA, and VIC. These sightings are crucial to the AKF's work: not only can we ... read more
Happy Save The Koala Month 2016, Koala lovers! We're excited to see the fun events, activities, and fundraising our supporters all over the world will get up to this September. What are you doing for ... read more
New South Wales Roads and Maritime Services (RMS) released their Ballina Koala Management Plan on February 17, 2016. The development of a Koala Plan was a condition imposed by the Federal Government ... read more
Yesterday, Deborah Tabart OAM delivered a press conference concerning the loss of 84,000 hectares of Queensland’s koala’s habitat. She is grateful for the press coverage about this concerning ... read more
September is the breeding season for this beloved Australian icon, so we thought there was no better way to support these beautiful creatures than by sharing the 'love'. This is the time of year when ... read more
'A local koala population can live alongside the upgrade to the Pacific Highway in northern NSW, the state opposition says. NSW Labor environment spokeswoman Penny Sharpe says the upgrade near ... read more
It's time to start thinking of fabulous ways to raise funds for the Australian Koala Foundation! Save The Koala Month is every September and is the chance for koala lovers to host a creative ... read more
The AKF, like all Australians, is waiting until our new Government is formed and ready to enact a Koala Protection Act. We now have great clarity about what we need to do over the next three years, ... read more
Matilda, a surprising celebrity candidate in the upcoming Australian election, is going on the campaign trail starting 6 June to seek support for a Koala Protection Act – new legislation the Federal ... read more