Sign the petition: Palaszczuk government, save SEQ Koalas

Stand with us in calling on the Palaszczuk government to stop the clearing of koala habitat in Southeast Queensland. 

An expert panel report has shown that past efforts to protect the koala, which is Queensland’s official animal emblem, have failed. Up to 80% of the koala population in Southeast Queensland has been lost in just 20 years due to destruction of woodland habitat, traffic issues and domestic dog attacks

The koala now faces the prospect of extinction in the wild in Southeast Queensland.

The State Government needs to take urgent action and immediately:

  • implement a moratorium on any clearing in south-east Queensland
  • declare the koala ‘Endangered’ in south-east Queensland
  • prioritise koala and habitat protection in new planning rules

Send a clear message that more needs to be done urgently to protect our state emblem.

Sign the petition below.

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  • Paola De Fanis
    signed 2017-03-15 04:06:02 +1000
  • Elena De Fanis
    signed 2017-03-15 04:04:05 +1000
  • Silvana Colombo
    signed 2017-03-15 04:00:28 +1000
  • Chris Attewell
    signed 2017-03-15 03:18:34 +1000
    Time to strengthen habitat protection legislation and end poorly regulated development destroying whats left of SEQs wild places.
  • Karen Dean
    signed 2017-03-15 02:14:07 +1000
  • Cornelis Van Eldik
    signed 2017-03-15 00:38:05 +1000
    Decisions need to made urgently to save Koala habitat
  • Jess Lunn
    signed 2017-03-14 23:50:40 +1000
  • Melanie Simpson
    signed 2017-03-14 23:50:11 +1000
  • breda odonoghue
    signed 2017-03-14 23:22:55 +1000
  • Wendy Rawlins
    signed 2017-03-14 23:20:37 +1000
    Koala survival is becoming critical. How long until they are endangered? This is one of the most iconic animals in SE qld. Give them refuge from humans.
  • Mike Kelly
    signed via 2017-03-14 23:06:10 +1000
  • Casey Dean
    signed 2017-03-14 23:02:46 +1000
  • Jan Allen
    signed 2017-03-14 21:47:50 +1000
  • Tanya Hodges
    signed via 2017-03-14 21:46:29 +1000
  • Jennifer Topp
    signed 2017-03-14 21:34:14 +1000
    Please introduce legislation to stop the clearing of Koala habitat in South East Queensland. Moreton regional council has allowed the devastation of our local Koala habitat. State Government legislation is required to protect our wildlife from extinction for our future generations
  • Denise Sorensen
    signed via 2017-03-14 20:58:36 +1000
  • Anne Page
    signed 2017-03-14 20:34:09 +1000
    Save the koala
  • Sharmayne Nilsen
    signed 2017-03-14 20:31:56 +1000
  • Elizabeth Brunton
    signed 2017-03-14 20:30:35 +1000
  • Lauren McFarlane
    signed 2017-03-14 20:15:02 +1000
  • Shena Macdonald
    signed 2017-03-14 19:58:32 +1000
    Shena Macdonald
  • Carla Champion
    signed 2017-03-14 19:21:00 +1000
  • Michael Askin
    signed 2017-03-14 19:16:19 +1000
  • Craig Martin
    posted about this on Facebook 2017-03-14 19:12:40 +1000
    Sign the petition: Palaszczuk government, save SEQ koalas
  • Craig Martin
    signed 2017-03-14 19:11:39 +1000
    Queensland has the highest rate of land clearing in Australia, shame QLD Gov
  • The Hon Richard Jones
    signed 2017-03-14 18:06:47 +1000
  • Jo Parry
    signed 2017-03-14 17:35:17 +1000
  • Dina Radotic
    signed 2017-03-14 17:34:02 +1000
    This is a disgrace. It is THEIR planet as well. We as the supposedly smart species should look after our animals but all we do is treat them as a nuisance to be discarded if they get in our way . Shame, shame, shame!!!
  • Ted Fensom,
    signed 2017-03-14 14:41:29 +1000
    Nothing in the Interim Report about stopping Tree clearing , Retrofitting Green Fauna Infrastructure , Buyback, fixing the MUTCD for lower roadspeeds, Planting corridors across Ipswich Logan and the Koala Coast, Stopping the 90% Euthanasia at 4 koala facilities
  • Colin Stewart
    signed 2017-03-14 14:19:00 +1000