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Port Stephens community, council working together to keep koalas safe

September is Save the Koala Month – a worldwide event aimed at raising awareness about the marsupials and their habitat.

Save the Koala Month off to a bear-y good start

Save the Koala Month is already off to a good start with Port Stephens Koala Hospital securing a three-year, $100,000 boost.

NSW, Qld, ACT koalas listed as endangered

Koalas will be listed as endangered, instead of vulnerable, across NSW, Queensland and the ACT in a bid to protect dwindling populations. 

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.
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