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Koalas Under Threat - Community Forums

19 November, 2018

Our koalas are under threat, we need real, concrete reforms to save them. This series of events from EDO Queensland and The Wilderness Society will focus on planning laws, deforestation, and saving the koala in South East Queensland

The ever encroaching urban sprawl is seeing hectare after hectare of urban bushland and important habitat being cleared before our eyes. 

As a result, urgent action is required to save Queensland koalas, a species which, while iconic, are threatened with a death by a thousand cuts.  It’s clear that more must be done by our State and Federal representatives.

The Queensland Government recently made positive steps to tighten state laws because you called for it. However, our koalas are still in danger and our national environment laws remain weak and ineffective, with loopholes big enough to drive a bulldozer through.

The solutions are straight forward:
At a state level, there needs to be stronger laws to protect koala habitat with less exemptions for big business and clear no-go areas for our furry friends. 

The Federal Government is also responsible—they have failed to enforce the current Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation (EPBC) Act. Australia needs a new system of environmental laws with an independent environmental protection authority to enforce them. 

Come along to a hear from expert speakers, and also have a chance to have your burning questions answered.

Dickson Electorate

RSVP page
When: 6pm, Tuesday 27th November
Where: Junior Room at the Albany Creek Community Centre


Ipswich

RSVP page
When: 11 am - 1pm Sunday 9 December
Where: Lockyer Room - Ipswich Civic Centre


Metro North Region

RSVP page
When: 6pm - 8pm Mon 10 December
Where: Mt Coot-tha auditorium

 

Southern Suburbs Region

RSVP page
When: Tues 11 December
Where: Yeronga community center 6pm - 8pm Tues 11 Dec

 

Beenleigh

RSVP page
When: 6pm - 8pm Wed 12 December
Where: Beenleigh Scout Hall

 

West End

RSVP page
When: 6pm - 8pm Thurs 13 December
Where: Kurilpa Hall



     

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