Koalas at Sunshine Coast Council’s Doonan Creek Environmental Reserve have been given a hand up and hand out with a $970,000 State Government offset payment. Sunshine Coast Mayor Mark Jamieson said offset agreements attempted to compensate for the impact of unavoidable development and turn a negative into a positive. “For every tree cut down during […]
Unitywater and Australia Zoo have joined forces to feed sick and injured koalas at Australia Zoo’s wildlife hospital and others housed at the zoo on the Sunshine Coast. Unitywater has offered the zoo access to its Kenilworth Sewage Treatment Plant, where a large number of mature eucalypt trees provide a ready source of food for […]
The start of the annual Koala breeding season means the iconic creatures are on the move. Moving about takes them out of the safety of the trees onto the ground where they all too often become victims of dog attacks and road trauma. Making matters worse current legislation dictates that repatriated Koalas be returned to […]
The Queensland Government today launched a $3.2m program to support research into disease and other preventable causes of death, injury and illness of Queensland koalas.