Last week Sydney Knitting Nannas went to Parliament House for the launch of a film KOALAS – the hard truths by Simon Reeves. Now the film is available for all to see on YouTube. Please watch this 18 minute film about the threats to koalas from dogs, cars and the loss of habitat due toContinue reading “New Koala film”
Sydney Knitting Nannas joined #Fridays4Forests and #SaveSydneyKoalas outside Parliament House on Friday for the first #Fridays4Forests gathering in Sydney.
On 23 March the upper house of the state parliament will debate the creation of the Great Koala National Park on the mid North Coast. 175,000 hectares of public forest protected forever to save koalas and other species. Please call an upper house MP for a chat about saving koalas, and ask them to supportContinue reading “Koala Action”
The Sydney Knitting Nannas and Friends have been concerned for some time with the Lendlease housing development at Mt Gilead known as Figtree Hill. We believe that this development could have a disastrous effect on the Campbelltown koala colony, the only thriving, chlamydia-free koala population in NSW.
Sydney Knitting Nannas and Friends have been concerned for some time about Lendlease’s housing developments on the Gilead estate near Campbelltown and their effect on the local koala population.
The fate of the precious koala colony on the Cumberland Plain now rests with NSW Planning Minister Rob Stokes and Environment Minister Matt Kean.
The Figtree Hill housing development by Lendlease has been given permission to clear trees and dewater dams on the koala corridor between the Nepean and George’s rivers and on to the Blue Mountains.
Sydney Knitting Nannas and Friends joined other environmental groups on Saturday for the Koala Day of Action rally in Hyde Park to keep pressure on politicians to protect habitat across the state.
Four Sydney Knitting Nannas, with koalas on their minds, visited Mt Gilead on 22 April where Lendlease has built retirement villas and is planning to build 1700 more houses during stage 2 of the development.