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Notice of Port Stephens Koalas ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

Posted on: September 14th, 2017 by admin No Comments

WEDNESDAY, 4 OCTOBER 2017,  9.30AM
MIDDLE ROCK CARAVAN PARK MEETING ROOM,
Gan Gan Rd, Anna Bay NSW 2316

The business conducted at the AGM will be limited to:

Please direct any further enquiries by email to:  secretary@portstephenskoalas.com.au

The Port Stephens Koalas Constitution is available here

KOALAS BEING DRIVEN TOWARDS EXTINCTION- CHANGING TIMES

Posted on: August 7th, 2017 by admin No Comments

Habitat clearance, disease, dog attacks, car hits, and climate change are threatening the survival of Australia’s most iconic animal.

NEWSPAPER ARTICLE ABOUT FUNDRAISER

Posted on: June 18th, 2017 by admin No Comments

Read News of the area article about the fundraising dinner

FUNDRAISER DINNER

Posted on: June 18th, 2017 by admin No Comments

PSK hosted a very successful Fundraiser Dinner and Auction on May 27th and raised much needed funds to assist with the ongoing rescue, care and rehabilitation of koalas.

Read Fundraiser report

ONE MILE KOALA HOSPITAL SUPPORT

Posted on: May 14th, 2017 by admin No Comments

Unanimous support for $3m koala hospital at One Mile

Port Stephens council has unanimously backed a plan to build and operate a $3 million Koala hospital and tourism facility at Treescape Holiday Park, One Mile Beach.

Read Port Stephens Examiner article

Click to view Port Stephens Council Media Release

Click to view PSK-Koala-Hospital-Plans

PORT STEPHENS LOCAL WOMAN OF THE YEAR

Posted on: March 17th, 2017 by admin No Comments

Carmel Northwood, Port Stephens Koalas hard working volunteer President, has been recognised as Port Stephens Local Woman of The Year by MP Kate Washington, read the full story at ….

http://www.portstephensexaminer.com.au/story/4506952/koala-carer-named-port-stephens-woman-of-the-year-photos/

KOALAS: POLITICALLY DRIVEN TO EXTINCTION

Posted on: February 6th, 2017 by admin No Comments

Despite being listed as a vulnerable species in Queensland, NSW and Federally, the destruction of koala habitat and colonies continues unabated, writes Sue Arnold.

https://independentaustralia.net/life/life-display/koalas-politically-driven-to-extinction,9953.

NSW PREMIER ANNOUNCES FUNDING FOR PORT STEPHENS KOALA HOSPITAL.

Posted on: January 24th, 2017 by admin No Comments

 

Premier Mike Baird has confirmed initial funding of $123,950 for the first stage of the proposed Koala Hospital for Port Stephens. Allocated from the Community Building Program the much needed funds will allow Stage 1 of the project to commence once planning and lease arrangements are completed between Port Stephens Koalas, Port Stephens Council and Crown Lands.

 

Click to view funding letter

 

Click to view Hospital Concept

 

 

GUARDIAN NEWSPAPER ARTICLE

Posted on: January 23rd, 2017 by admin No Comments

The following Guardian article continues to highlight the plight of our koalas and the overwhelming need for action.
Koalas are at the centre of a perfect storm. The species is slipping away
Australia is one of the worst performing countries in terms of protecting its ecoregions. Koalas are a litmus test for conservation of a habitat in crisis

Click here to read the full article

KOALA CROSSROADS

Posted on: October 21st, 2016 by admin No Comments

The Port Stephens Examiner regularly writes stories on Koalas in the Port Stephens area.

Click here to read articles about Koala Crossroads