15 June: Narrandera — Parkes
Today Matilda will be travelling from Narrandera, NSW to Parkes, NSW.
Key messages/issues for today
Climate change and global warming is going to have a significant impact in Outback Australia; if we don’t have any trees, we won’t have any rain (links 1, 2).
Matilda believes in sustainable forestry; unfortunately she just hasn’t seen it yet. Matilda is particularly concerned about the impacts of Private Forestry in Outback Australia.
Which electorates is Matilda visiting today?
Division of Farrer
AKF estimated Koala population: 60-100
Estimated Koala habitat left: 22.7%
For more information visit www.savethekoala.com/our-work/farrer
Division of Riverina
AKF estimated Koala population: 50-100
Estimated Koala habitat left: 7.8%
For more information visit www.savethekoala.com/our-work/riverina