Matilda is travelling though Pine Rivers today.  Koalas in Pine Rivers are in real trouble. A recent University of Queensland report concluded that numbers have declined by 54.3% between 1996 and 2014. And numbers continue to fall. The Pine Rivers Koalas live in the Seats of Peter Dutton (Dickson), Wyatt Roy (Longman) and Luke, Read More

On my journey through NSW and the ACT, I held a press conference at Parliament House, Canberra, to reveal which of our country’s four leaders support the Koala Protection Act. Neither Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull, Opposition Leader Bill Shorten, Nationals Leader Barnaby Joyce nor Greens Leader Richard Di Natale have shown support so far. So, I will, Read More

On my journey from Berrima to Bega, I stopped in at Batemans Bay (in the division of Gilmore) to meet the locals and take a look around. Member for Gilmore is Ms Ann Sudmalis MP; does she support the Koala Protection Act? In this part of the world, the KPA would protect my other furry friends,, Read More

Today Matilda will be travelling from Tenterfield, NSW to Ipswich, QLD.   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. Matilda believes in sustainable forestry; unfortunately she just hasn’t seen it yet., Read More

Today Matilda is travelling from Gunnedah, NSW to Tenterfield, NSW — via Tamworth. Key messages/issues for today: Our farmers need long-term leadership from the Government. For too long, Government has been moving from a collaborative approach to land management to a combative approach. The extension officers have all but disappeared from the countryside. Instead,, Read More

Today Matilda is in Gunnedah, NSW. Key messages/issues for today: Climate change and global warming is going to have a significant impact in Outback Australia. Matilda is extremely concerned for Australia’s precious water resources. Nowhere is this more important than Outback Australia. As she travels through the food bowl of Australia, Matilda is very, Read More

Matilda will today be travelling from Parkes, NSW to Coonabarabran, NSW.Did you know that the Parkes Radio Telescope was described as “the most successful scientific instrument ever built in Australia”? It has has helped NASA on many occasions, like relaying the Apollo 11 moon landing on 20 July 1969 Seems apt that today I am in, Read More