Sydney Knitting Nannas & Friends have agreed that their climate activism this year will include lobbying our sitting MPs and other candidates in the lead up to the NSW State Election to be held on March 25th, 2023.
In 2012 the Koala was declared a Threatened Species. In June 2020 a NSW Upper House Inquiry found that koalas would be extinct in NSW by 2050 unless governments took urgent action to protect their habitat. Most of the evidence for this inquiry was taken before the 2019/20 bushfires when more than 5,000 koalas died. Continue reading “Koalas & Logging – information & questions for NSW election candidates”
Nanna Bron recently attended a Koala Citizen Science training day in Campbelltown and she described it as AWESOME!
Nanna Purl joined the Sydney Nannas and Friends in Martin Place on Friday for their end of year get together. Sydney Nannas gathered at their pre-Covid meeting place at 52 Martin Place. Here Nanna Purl could sit quietly on a bench and watch the many passers by. She blended in well with the Nannas so itContinue reading “Nanna’s end of year get together with friends”
Sydney Knitting Nannas and Friends joined the Bob Brown Foundation and Save Sydney’s Koalas as part of the international Big Canopy Campout on Saturday 17th of September. This Nannas’ knitted banner shows many of the threats faced by the endangered koala species. At the Campout we heard first hand about the threat to koalas ofContinue reading “Big Canopy Camp”
Sydney Knitting Nannas has formed a Koala Team to research koalas, write letters to politicians, and help organise rallies with other groups. Koalas need large areas of undisturbed land to survive. Logging and land clearing for development are destroying their habitat in NSW.
You may have signed the Save Sydney Koalas petition to save Sydney’s only remaining healthy koala colony in the Campbelltown area. This week we are asking you to put the word out further into the community.
This week we have a chance to call for urgent change to forestry in NSW. Signing a petition is a simple action that’s part of the long struggle to protect public native forests. We can’t afford to let the devastation of ecosystems and habitat go on. And we can’t afford to spend millions of taxpayerContinue reading “NSW Native Forest Destruction”
Members of Save Sydney Koalas have been working for years in many ways to protect the healthy koala colony in south west Sydney. They know what will save the koalas and they’re calling on the NSW parliament to listen to the scientists and the local community and move quickly.
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”