The koala colony’s matriarchs and cubs in Sydney’s South West have so far managed to survive major assaults on their population caused by dog attacks, increased traffic congestion, and subdivision of bushland. This is one of the last disease free koala colonies in Australia.
But with more than 30,000 new homes and major highway upgrades proposed for Sydney’s South West, ecologists and carers agree that this koala colony will not prove resilient in the face of escalating threats.
The Total Environment Centre, National Parks Association and other groups are calling for the government to DELAY MAJOR REZONING and DEVELOPMENT DECISIONS until evidenced-based Comprehensive Koala Plan of Management is in place. Help the campaign: