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Reforms Pending to Queensland’s Koala Planning Provisions

The Department of Environment, Science and Innovation (DES) is undertaking a review of the 2020 koala planning regulations under the Planning Regulation 2017 to evaluate their effectiveness and identify areas for improvement. In 2023, DES released a Consultation Post Implementation Review report, inviting public feedback on the 2020 koala regulations. This consultation aimed to assess …

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Urban Sprawl’s Impact on Koalas: Threats and Solutions for their Habitats

Urban sprawl poses a significant threat to koalas in Australia. As cities and towns grow, koala habitats are often fragmented or lost entirely, encouraging koalas to wander in search of new homes. In this process they often face threats such as vehicle collisions and attacks from dogs, both of which are leading causes of koala …

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Queensland Government commences public consultation process in relation to South East Queensland’s Koala Habitat Regulations

The Queensland Government’s Department of Environment and Science released a report this month (April 2023) entitled Consultation Post Implementation Review: Improving South East Queensland’s Koala Habitat Regulations. The report aims to evaluate the effectiveness of the 2020 koala regulations in providing effective protection for SEQ’s koala habitat in the long term. The report provides an …

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