Federal Labor MP for Richmond Justine Elliot has joined the condemnation of the NSW Liberal and National parties over the approval of the legislation that will reduce koala protection in NSW.
While the National Party demands that no effective legislation is brought in to protect koalas and their habitat there is a significant risk that both State and Commonwealth legal obligations will be contravened if post fire logging continues under existing agreements.
The Knitting Nannas are holding regular public knit ins in Casino in support of NEFA, to raise awareness about Forestry operations
Tamara Smith MP, Member for Ballina and NSW Greens spokesperson for the North Coast, and Greens Clarence Valley Councillor Greg Clancy, say the Nationals Member for Clarence and his party are out of touch.
Aslan Shand The NSW National Party has decided to stay in the well paid pond of the NSW government following a tantrum over the Koala Habitat Protection State Environment Planning Policy (SEPP) that began on Wednesday. It was kicked off... Read More →
As NSW again approaches bushfire season, many have vivid recollections, and others are still grappling with the devastation from the 2019/20 summer bushfire carnage
The North East Forest Alliance is proposing that 7,000 ha of public land south-west of Casino become the Sandy Creek Koala Park, to restore koalas and other threatened species
From banners and signs to dressing up as our much-loved tree-dwelling marsupials, yesterday was a day to stand up for koalas.
It's always great when earthlings can find a way to help out other earthlings – we're all in this together after all!
The North Coast Environment Council say that new rules proposed for private land logging will result in the continued decline of koala populations
Koalas are doing it tough. Between logging and fires, koalas are struggling as a species, but some good news has come their way with new areas of habitat being protected.
Bangalow Koalas are now employing extra people to help plant more trees during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The North East Forest Alliance has requested that the EPA board review what they say is the CEO's reckless approval for logging of this koala habitat.
Four conservationists stopped logging in koala habitat in Comboyne State Forests west of Port Macquarie on Saturday.
Between February and June this year, Bangalow Koalas hope to plant over 20,000 koala/rainforest trees with a goal to plant 40,000 by the end of the year.
With drought and fires ravaging much of the country Tweed Shire Council have put out a special appeal for visitors and residents to be aware of the impact on local koala populations.
Koala hospitals in Port Macquarie, Currumbin and the Australia Zoo are reportedly full as wildlife rescuers do their best to save the endangered species from fire-affected areas.
The head of a state koala inquiry has written to the premier asking for urgent rescues of wildlife from bushfire-affected areas in northern NSW.
Byron Shire Mayor Simon Richardson has defended the council’s work protecting koalas after acclaimed Northern Rivers-based environmentalist Dailan Pugh said the council didn’t give ‘a stuff’ about the endangered animals.
When was the last time you saw a koala ‘in the wild’? Alive? A NSW state inquiry on koala populations is underway, with a public hearing happening this Friday from 9.30am at the Ballina RSL. The government committee overseeing the... Read More →
While RFS volunteers were busy assessing property damage and Cr Mustow was calling for people to register themselves on a survival list run by Red Cross late last week, Mr Pugh said nobody was allowed into the fire-impacted area south of Casino to check on wildlife.
A year 6 student from Bangalow Public school has been getting up to award-winning extracurricular activities and making life better for koalas and humans.
Koala advocates say they may end up blockading the Braemar State Forest if the NSW Foresty Corporation tries to start logging there soon.
With logging due to start in the Braemar State Forest next Friday, the North East Forest Alliance (NEFA) are calling on the community to voice their opposition to logging of core Koala habitat.
You've probably heard, seen and felt Spring is here early, which means the birds and the bees are starting to get frisky... and koalas, too.