Suzanne James talks to Judy Hannan, newly elected Independent MP for Wollondilly and Southern Highlands in NSW.
The first “Fridays4Forests” protest outside NSW Parliament House was organised to highlight the plight of koalas and native forests. Kerry Smith reports.
Environment groups slammed the NSW government’s new koala habitat policy that will remove protections for the vulnerable species, reports Jim McIlroy.
A funeral procession for koalas was organised by Extinction Rebellion and other supporters of the endangered native, writes Kerry Smith.
As New South Wales eases its coronavirus restrictions, the North East Forest Alliance took their anti-logging message to a state forest near Casino, in the state's north, reports Kerry Smith.
The ubiquitous Commonwealth Games mascot Borobi the blue koala belies the fate of the “Aussie icon” it represents. It is ironic that Borobis flourish in the very region where koala numbers have declined drastically in recent years.
Koalas are an endangered species in Queensland, NSW and the ACT and land clearing has long been recognised as the culprit. As well as the animals killed during the actual process of land clearing, the destruction of habitat results in increasing population losses.
Just weeks after a report highlighted plummeting koala populations, the federal government has given approved for coal seam gas (CSG) company QGC to bulldoze 54 hectares of koala habitat on Queensland's Western Downs.