Entries by Glen Cavaco

Koala Conservation – Port Macquarie

From Port Macquarie Hastings Council website 15.8.19 & 8.8.19 Koala Conservation From Port Macquarie Hastings Council website 15.8.19 & 8.8.19 “Koalas have been roaming Australia for millions of years, becoming known as one of our most iconic marsupials, and arguably one of the biggest drawcards for local tourism. At more than 2,000 our local koala […]

Nearly half of Coomera koalas die after Gold Coast relocation

From abc.net.au By Tom Forbes and Chris O’Brien The Queensland Government is reviewing its koala “translocation” policy after more than 40 per cent of animals removed from the booming northern Gold Coast suburb of Coomera died within five years. The koalas were moved about 40 kilometres from their habitat and into the Gold Coast Hinterland. Queensland Environment Minister Leeanne […]

Land clearing in Australia

Why we need stronger laws to protect our precious wildlife and nature. Australia is home to some of the most unique and magnificent nature in the world. Our country has vast savannahs and grasslands, tropical rainforests, endangered gum forests and diverse woodlands that provide shelter to our most precious threatened species. Yet, Australia is one […]

80% of Australia’s Eucalypt forests cleared

Extract from the Save the Koala website: Since European settlement, approximately 80% of Australia’s eucalypt forests have been cleared. Almost none of the 20% remaining is protected, and most occurs on privately-owned land. Settlers have favoured the rich fertile lands along the eastern seaboard to have their farms and urban developments. Unfortunately, this is where […]

Club Camden Haven Snooker club fundraiser…

Club Camden Haven Snooker club fundraiser for Living with Koalas program On September 7, 2017 The Camden Haven Courier published this article regarding the efforts The Club Camden Haven Snooker club are making to help out Living with Koalas.  We would like to Thank both The Camden Haven Courier and The Club Camden Haven Snooker club for […]