A Voice for Koalas in the Redlands

The Koala Action Group Qld Inc (KAG) is a community group working to help koalas in our unique Redland environment.

Become a member of KAG and you will be kept up to date with the current issues affecting the future of Redland’s koalas and receive a regular newsletter.

KAG has joined an alliance of environmental organisations including EDO, WWF, The Wilderness Society, Qld Conservation Council and many other community groups.

If you would like more information on koalas or how to make your property wildlife friendly phone KAG on 07 3823 5575

From Our Facebook Page


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2 years ago

From 23 April, specially trained Koala detection dogs, Maya and Baxter, and their expert handlers will be coming to Cleveland, Ormiston, Thorneside and Wellington Point to start a city-wide Koala ... See more

2 years ago
Redlands2030

Koalas and their habitat have been protected from a proposed quarry development at the Gold Coast. Decisions by the Gold Coast Council and the Planning and Environment Court blocking Boral's proposed ... See more

Koalas and their habitat have been protected from a proposed quarry development at the Gold Coast. Decisions by the Gold Coast Council and the Planning and Environment Court blocking Boral's proposed ... See more

2 years ago
Photos from Koala Action Group's post

KAG received permission to visit the Air Services Australia site of the Commonwealth land at Birkdale last Friday along with koala researchers from the Sunshine Coast University, including ... See more

2 years ago
Don Brown MP

It is sad to see that this significant parcel of Commonwealth land at Birkdale has not been set aside for community use as once stated.

This is HUGE News out of the budget. Andrew Laming has delivered for developers by selling off Birkdale Bushland to build a “few” hundred houses on the site. His BS about university has come ... See more

2 years ago
Photos from Koala Action Group's post

Thank you to our members and supporters for coming today and also a big thanks to koala research Deidre for the informative presentation. An awesome end to the afternoon was the sighting of 3 adult ... See more

2 years ago
Help Save our Toondah Koalas

Toondah koala mum Kasey sitting in one of the large eucalyptus trees in Shore Street East, Cleveland. Learn more about the Toondah koalas at our information session on Sunday 22 April: ... See more

Toondah koala mum Kasey sitting in one of the large eucalyptus trees in Shore Street East, Cleveland. Learn more about the Toondah koalas at the Koala Action Group's information session on Sunday 22 ... See more

2 years ago
Toondah Koala Tracking

KOALA INFORMATION DAY AND WALK

When: Sunday April 22 from 1-4pm
Where: Lions Club, 122 Shore Street North Cleveland

Learn about the secret lives of a Cleveland koala colony and why their future ... See more

The Toondah Harbour tracking data results from two separate processes. The first process involves the koala location and other data being collected from a transmitter attached to a collar (called the ... See more

2 years ago
Coomera Conservation Group

A sad reality...

Heartbreak as we lose 3 koalas in East Coomera (Gold Coast) on the Easter weekend, all within 50m of each other.

Today is the eve of opening of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. Soon we will ... See more

2 years ago
ABC Gold Coast

Learn more about the story of #sorrowbe

#SORROWBE LETTER

This is the package left at the door of the ABC Gold Coast studios this morning from the creator of the #sorrowbe campaign.

We're assuming they do not wish to be identified as ... See more

2 years ago
The koala is quickly going extinct in many areas in Queensland

‘Sorrowbe’ the unofficial cousin of the GCC Games mascot ‘Borobi’ is shedding light on the plight of our koalas:

A horrifying image of a koala lying dead on the side of the New England Highway near Armidale showcases the true effect of rapid urbanisation. In the glitzy sea-side city the koalas are going extinct.

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June 29, 2020 in News

KAG Newsletter April – June 2020

https://koalagroup.asn.au/download/kag-newsletter-april-june-2020/
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