Category Archives: Koalas

Coastwatchers’ Submission to the EPBC Act Review April 2020

The Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (EPBC Act) is the Australian Government’s key piece of environmental legislation which commenced July 16th 2000. The EPBC Act enables the Australian Government to join with the states and territories in providing … Continue reading

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Coastwatchers submission re Koala inquiry August 2019

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Rolling Logs Over is Purely Political – Keith Joliffe

In the last few weeks, social media has begun predicting a “roll-over” for the Regional Forest Agreements (RFAs). RFAs are arrangements between the Commonwealth and States aimed at balancing the needs of the forestry industry and its small dependent communities … Continue reading

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Coastwatchers Makes Two Submissions on Koalas to the NSW Government – March 2017

Coastwatchers recently made two submissions to the NSW Government regarding the preparation of a “NSW Koala Strategy” and what is known as SEPP 44, a State Environmental Policy covering Koala habitat. Only the “NSW Koala Strategy” is considered in this … Continue reading

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CW Submission to NSW Planning re Sepp 44 Koala Habitat – March 3rd 2017

The Coastwatchers Association has been involved with the development of Koala Recovery Startegies in the Eurobodalla Shire for a number of years. The Association commissioned and funded research through its independently administered ‘Coastwatchers Environment Fund’. The project was led by … Continue reading

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CW Submission to NSW Dept Environment & Heritage Koala Strategy – March 2017

The detailed history of Koalas in the Shire of Eurobodalla is extremely deficient. there was clearly a resident Koala population in the Shire when Europeans settled the South Coast of NSW in the 1800s. It has been reported that there … Continue reading

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Bendethera Koala Habitat Survey Report

Coastwatchers’ long-term vision is the re-introduction of Koalas into suitable South Coast forest ecosystems. Long standing Coastwatchers member Keith Joliffe has produced a report into the feasibility of such a long-term reintroduction into part of the Deua National Park (available … Continue reading

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Final Eurobodalla Koala Recovery Strategy

The Final Eurobodalla Koala Recovery Strategy (41 pages) in now published, coinciding with news of a confirmed koala sighting near Nerigundah on November 13th 2013. Final Eurobodalla Koala Recovery Strategy (1MB PDF)

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Eurobodalla Koalas Project Pilot Study Report 2013

The report and appendices are available for download below. Eurobodalla Koalas Project Pilot Study Report (1MB PDF) Koalas Project Appendix 1 – Theoretical Tests Schematic (18KB Microsoft Excel Worksheet) Koalas Project Appendix 2 – Sources and Classification of Low Density Eucalypt Browse … Continue reading

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