13 June: Canberra
Matilda is in Canberra today.
Matilda is in Canberra today to pick up Statutory Declarations from the Prime Minster and the leaders of the Australian Labor Party, the Australian Greens and The Nationals, pledging their support for the Koala Protection Act.
The EPBC Act is unable to protect the biodiversity of this country.
The Koala should be protected in all States, including Victoria and South Australia. But politics prevented the listing is those States to placate industry.
Which electorates is Matilda visiting today?
Division of Canberra
AKF estimated Koala population: 5-10
Estimated Koala habitat left: 57%
For more information visit www.savethekoala.com/our-work/canberra
Division of Fenner
AKF estimated Koala population: 0
Estimated Koala habitat left: 6%
For more information visit www.savethekoala.com/our-work/fenner