Tag Archives: koalas

Council takes steps to protect koalas


Redland City Council has further strengthened its support for koalas by allocating five new Koala Management Areas in key locations across the city. Redland City Mayor Karen Williams said the addition of the new koala areas were part of an amendment to Local Law 2 and were adopted by Council at today’s General Meeting. “We  Continue reading…

Snapshot – 29 April 2015


Plant a tree and help local koalas Free sausage sizzle and plant to take home! Join us for our annual Koala Community Planting as we put 1500 plants in the ground to expand a creek corridor. When: Sunday 3 May, 9-11am Where: Three Paddocks Park, Thomas St, Birkdale (UBD Ref. Map 164 p19) Bring: Enclosed shoes, sun protection and drinking water  Continue reading…

Get the facts: “By-laws starve orphan koalas”


Disappointingly, the Redland City Bulletin story (7 January) titled “By – laws starve orphan koalas” fails to reflect the levels of support available to koala carers. Council is fully supportive of the efforts of carers who volunteer their time to care for injured and orphaned animals, including supporting the carer featured in your article through  Continue reading…

Koala Spotting in the Redlands


Redland City Council is inviting its neighbouring residents to visit Redlands on 20 and 21 October to participate in the annual koala count-a-thon survey. The koala survey is a weekend activity aimed at encouraging the community to explore the great outdoors and participate in the thrill of koala spotting to provide valuable information for koala  Continue reading…