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Tag: Koalas

Animal sanctuary marks milestone

Happy Birthday: The Port Stephens Koala Sanctuary celebrated one year of operations last Friday.

Koala joey and mum reunited in NSW north

An injured koala joey has been reunited with his mum after falling from a tree when a male koala was aggressively pursuing his mother.

Port Stephens koalas ‘isolated’, according to new study

A new DNA study has revealed koalas in Port Stephens have limited gene flow, due to their isolated habitats. The research was commissioned by the World Wide Fund for Nature-Australia (WWF), as part...

Parliamentary Secretary sacked after koala policy vote

Parliamentary Secretary for the Hunter, Catherine Cusack, has been sacked by NSW Premier Gladys Berejiklian. It comes after Ms Cusack crossed the floor at Parliament yesterday (Thursday 19 November) to vote against the...

Approval of Brandy Hill expansion “a heartbreaking decision”

A community group that sought to protect koalas in Port Stephens has been left devastated by the approval of the Brandy Hill Quarry Expansion project.

Minister Ley approves Brandy Hill quarry expansion

The Brandy Hill Quarry Expansion Project has been given the green light. Minister for the Environment Sussan Ley says strict new conditions have been attached to the high profile project in a...

From drones to phones: how technology is aiding the Hunter’s koala crisis

Drones are providing a new boost in the fight to protect the region’s koalas. A parliamentary inquiry in June estimated that 5,000 koalas likely perished in NSW due to the bushfires that ravaged...

Campaign to save koalas under global spotlight

The plight of Port Stephens’ koalas has gained some A-list support as the local community and some Australian celebrities rally behind a cause to save vital habitat at Brandy Hill. They are calling...