Submissions received by the Committee

Inquiry into the status, health and sustainability of Australia's koala population

Submissions received by the Committee

Sub No.

1Name Withheld (PDF 33KB) 
2Ms Gabrielle Ryan (PDF 23KB) 
3Ms Margaret Hardy (PDF 1417KB) 
4Ms Susan Lyle (PDF 17KB) 
5Name Withheld (PDF 13KB) 
6Ms Caitlin Evans (PDF 8KB) 
7Dr Alistair Melzer (PDF 290KB) 
8Dreamworld (PDF 55KB) 
9Conservation of North Ocean Shores (PDF 681KB) 
10Ms Cassandra Primavera (PDF 7KB) 
11Mr Lincoln Young (PDF 8KB) 
12Ms Vivienne Jones (PDF 11KB) 
13Friends of Felton Inc (PDF 437KB) 
14Mr Robert Bertram (PDF 5202KB) 
Supplementary Submission(PDF 838KB) 
Supplementary Submission(PDF 816KB) 
15Wildlife Preservation Society of Queensland (PDF 115KB) 
16Mr Rod McKelvey (PDF 26KB) 
17Koala Action Group Qld Inc (PDF 183KB) 
18Invasive Animals Cooperative Research Centre (PDF 27KB) 
19Mr Robert Summers (PDF 35KB) 
20Ms Vicki Hams (PDF 21KB) 
Supplementary Submission(PDF 111KB) 
21Mrs Vicki Green (PDF 126KB) 
22Australia Zoo Wildlife Warriors Worldwide  (PDF 351KB) Attachment 1(PDF 4861KB) 
23Ms Diana Tomkins (PDF 140KB) 
24Sunshine Coast Regional Council (PDF 3462KB) 
25Australian Koala Foundation (PDF 9266KB) 
26Humane Society International (PDF 172KB) 
27Name Withheld (PDF 51KB) 
28Mr Steve Morvell (PDF 60KB) 
29Koala Research Network (PDF 43KB) 
30Mr Ian Pratt (PDF 59KB) 
31Name Withheld (PDF 1065KB) 
Response from Department of Employment, Economic Development and Innovation, Queensland Government dated 15 March 2011(PDF 402KB) 
Response from Barro Group dated 25 March 2011(PDF 7986KB) 
32Ms Carolyn Beaton (PDF 220KB) Attachment 1(PDF 16KB) Attachment 2(PDF 911KB) 
33Name Withheld (PDF 109KB) Attachment 1(PDF 37KB) Attachment 2(PDF 160KB) 
34Dr Jon Hanger (PDF 35KB) Attachment 1(PDF 940KB) Attachment 2(PDF 98KB) Attachment 3(PDF 114KB) 
35Mr Chris Allen (PDF 1818KB) 
36Mr Roger Park (PDF 68KB) 
37Mr John Callaghan (PDF 20KB) 
38Port Stephens Comprehensive Koala Plan of Management Steering Committee (PDF 466KB) 
39Property Council of Australia (PDF 80KB) 
40Mr Ian Harling (PDF 13KB) 
41Koala Action Pine Rivers Inc (PDF 31KB) 
Supplementary Submission(PDF 784KB) 
42UQ Koala Ecology Group (PDF 174KB) 
43Ms Iris I Bryce (PDF 1942KB) 
44Mr Chris Degenhardt (PDF 12KB) 
45Coffs Harbour City Council (PDF 2461KB) 
46Redland City Council (PDF 1091KB) Attachment 1(PDF 541KB) Attachment 2(PDF 1634KB) Attachment 3(PDF 900KB) 
47Friends of the Koalas Inc (PDF 1732KB) 
48Ms Diana Palmer (PDF 18KB) 
49Logan and Albert Conservation Association (PDF 464KB) 
50Friends of the Earth Melbourne (PDF 3696KB) 
Supplementary Submission(PDF 328KB) 
51Birkdale Progress Association Inc (PDF 926KB) 
52Urban Development Institute of Australia (Queensland) (PDF 124KB) 
53Ms Jenny Spinks (PDF 28KB) 
54The Coastwatchers Association Inc (PDF 155KB) 
55Powerlines Action Group Eumundi (P.A.G.E.) (PDF 230KB) 
56National Association of Forest Industries (PDF 72KB) 
57Wildlife Preservation Society of Queensland Logan Branch Inc (PDF 611KB) Attachment 1(PDF 610KB) 
58Friends of the Koala (PDF 4108KB) 
59Name Withheld (PDF 30328KB) 
Supplementary Submission(PDF 2503KB) 
60Dr Vanessa Standing (PDF 30KB) Attachment 1(PDF 31KB) Attachment 2(PDF 27KB) Attachment 3(PDF 34KB) 
61Conservation Council ACT Region Inc (PDF 557KB) Attachment 1(PDF 304KB) Attachment 2(PDF 107KB) Attachment 3(PDF 323KB) Attachment 4(PDF 740KB) 
62Mr Yuri Wiedenhofer (PDF 135KB) 
63Tregeagle Landcare Group (PDF 13KB) 
64Ms Paulette Oldfield (PDF 117KB) Attachment 1(PDF 1933KB) 
Response received from Mr Greg Rix, Rix Developments, dated 14 February 2011.(PDF 20KB) 
Response to comments by Mr Greg Rix, dated 5 April 2011(PDF 568KB) 
65Sunshine Coast Environment Council (PDF 512KB) Attachment 1(PDF 316KB) 
66Mr Ian Bridge (PDF 41KB) 
67Mr James Barrow (PDF 5299KB) 
68Fair Go Committee (PDF 19KB) 
Fair Go response to Doyle Group dated 1 May 2011(PDF 31KB) 
Response received from the Doyle Group dated 2 March 2011 (Part 4)(PDF 13070KB) 
Response received from Mirvac dated 15 February 2011(PDF 752KB) 
Response from the Doyle Group dated 2 March 2011 (Part 3)(PDF 3596KB) 
Response from the Doyle Group dated 2 March 2011 (Part 1)(PDF 1999KB) 
Letter received from Fair Go Committee, dated 28 February 2011(PDF 11KB) 
Response from the Doyle Group dated 2 March 2011 (Part 2)(PDF 39521KB) 
69Friends of Gippsland Bush Inc (PDF 129KB) Attachment 1(PDF 98KB) Attachment 2(PDF 3664KB) Attachment 3(PDF 371KB) 
Response from Hancock Victorian Plantations Pty Ltd dated 24 February 2011(PDF 4163KB) 
70National Parks and Wildlife Far South Coast Advisory Committee (PDF 42KB) 
71Ms Colleen Wood (PDF 875KB) 
72The Sandy Point Community (PDF 52KB) 
73Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities (PDF 2890KB) 
74Nicki Laws and Glenn Beutel (PDF 21508KB) 
Supplementary Submission(PDF 1106KB) 
75Mr Bill Parke (PDF 68KB) 
76Wildlife Queensland (PDF 286KB) 
77Department of Environment and Natural Resources, Government of South Australia (PDF 1305KB) 
78New South Wales Department of Environment, Climate Change and Water (PDF 30KB) Attachment 1(PDF 3071KB) Attachment 2(PDF 1324KB) 
79Department of Environment and Resource Management, Queensland Government (PDF 145KB) 
80Phillip Island Nature Parks (PDF 129KB) 
81Name Withheld (PDF 1538KB) 
Response from Department of Employment, Economic Development and Innovation, Queensland Government dated 15 March 2011(PDF 402KB) 
Response from Barro Group dated 25 March 2011(PDF 7986KB) 
Reply to letter from Queensland Department of Employment, Economic Development and Innovation, 11 April 2011(PDF 148KB) 
82Hunter Koala Preservation Society Inc (PDF 346KB) 
83Name Withheld (PDF 10KB) 
Letter from Office of Environment and Heritage, NSW Government dated 8 April 2011(PDF 1387KB) 
Letter from Forests NSW dated 18 April 2011(PDF 1285KB) 
84Ms Prue Acton OBE (PDF 27KB) 
85Australian Wildlife Services (PDF 416KB) 
86Professor Frank N Carrick AM (PDF 2742KB) 
87Wildlife Preservation Society of Queensland Bayside Branch (Qld) Inc (PDF 1622KB) 
88Mrs Julie Pryor (PDF 11370KB) 
89Mr Josh Halverson (PDF 5KB) 
90Ms Larissa Waters (PDF 493KB) 
91New Hope Group (PDF 11976KB) 
92Mrs Dawn Gray (PDF 612KB) 
93Ms Pam Whiteley (PDF 90KB) 
94Moreton Bay Regional Council (PDF 1682KB) 
95Dr Julie Cox (PDF 31KB) Attachment 1(PDF 5043KB) 
Response from Queensland Department of Environment and Resource Management (DERM) dated 22 August 2011(PDF 1882KB) 
96Dr Bronte Somerset (PDF 6492KB) 
97State of Victoria (PDF 530KB) 
98Department of Agriculture, Fisheries and Forestry (PDF 454KB) 
99Ms Katie Milne (PDF 7949KB) 
100Ms Meghan Halverson (PDF 14KB) 
101Professor Frank Carrick, Dr Alistair Melzer, Dr Bill Ellis and Dr Sean Fitzgibbon (PDF 557KB) 
Supplementary Submission(PDF 200KB) 
Response from Threatened Species Scientific Committee dated 1 September 2011(PDF 196KB) 


Additional Information Received

1Additional information from Vanda Grabowski, Koala Action Pine Rivers Inc(PDF 7KB) 
2Additional information from Lynn Roberts, Koala Action Group Qld Inc(PDF 100KB) 
3Additional information from Gail Bruce(PDF 728KB) 
4Additional information on fuel reduction burning provided by the Australian Forest Products Association(PDF 354KB) 
5Additional information on threats to koala populations in south-eastern Australia and the impacts of forestry activities on koalas and their habitat provided by the Australian Forest Products Association(PDF 472KB) 
6Additional information from the Urban Development Institute of Australia (Queensland). Copy of EnviroDevelopment Technical Standards National Version 1.0 can be found at: www.envirodevelopment.com.au/_dbase_upl/national_v1.0.pdf(PDF 860KB) 
7Additional information from the Koala Research Network(PDF 136KB) 
8Additional information from Dr Alistair Melzer and Dr William Ellis on Conserving koalas in rural and regional Australia with particular attention to rural Queensland(PDF 173KB) 
9Additional information from Dr Alistair Melzer on predation by foxes on koalas(PDF 83KB) 

Correspondence

1Correspondence from Senator Doug Cameron to Forests NSW dated 7 July 2011 and their response dated 10 August 2011(PDF 1213KB) 
2Correspondence from the Koala Research Network (KRN) dated 18 August 2011(PDF 871KB) 

Answers to Questions on Notice

1Mr Al Mucci, Dreamworld - Answer to a question taken on notice (from public hearing, Canberra, 19 May 2011)(PDF 1054KB) 
2Mr Chris Allen - Answer to a question taken on notice (from public hearing, Canberra, 19 May 2011)(PDF 356KB) 
3Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service - Answer to a question on notice from Senator Bob Brown (from public hearing, Canberra, 19 May 2011)(PDF 26KB) 
4Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service - Answer to a question taken on notice from Senator Doug Cameron (from public hearing, Canberra, 19 May 2011)(PDF 7349KB) 
5Australian Forest Products Association (formerly National Association of Forest Industries) - Answers to questions taken on notice (from public hearing, Canberra, 19 May 2011)(PDF 442KB) 
6Mr Greg Mifsud, National Wild Dog Facilitator, Invasive Animals Cooperative Research Centre - Answer to a question taken on notice from Senator Doug Cameron (from public hearing, Canberra, 19 May 2011)(PDF 3646KB) 
7Property Council of Australia (Residential Development Council) - Answer to a question taken on notice (from public hearing, Canberra, 19 May 2011)(PDF 172KB) 
8South Australian Department of Environment and Natural Resources - Answer to a question taken on notice (from public hearing, Melbourne, 1 August 2011)(PDF 9KB) 
9Victorian Department of Sustainability and Environment - Answer to a question taken on notice (from public hearing, Melbourne, 1 August 2011)(PDF 813KB) 
10Dr Bronte Somerset - Answer to a question taken on notice (from public hearing, Melbourne, 1 August 2011)(PDF 372KB) 
11HVP plantations - Covering letter regarding answers to questions taken on notice (from public hearing, Melbourne, 1 August 2011)(PDF 1204KB) 
12HVP plantations - Answers to questions taken on notice (9 from public hearing, Melbourne 1 August 2011 and one written notice)(PDF 98KB) 
13HVP plantations - Monash University submission to Australian Research Council(PDF 4123KB) 
14HVP plantations - Map of Koala Vegetation Classes for HVP Plantations custodial estate Gippsland(PDF 648KB) 
15HVP plantations - Forest Stewardship System - Policy and Procedure for the Management and Protection of Koalas(PDF 152KB) 
16HVP plantations - Forest Stewardship System - Operating Standard for Management and Protection of Koalas(PDF 372KB) 
17HVP plantations - Looking after our Koalas(PDF 652KB) 
18HVP plantations - The Strzelecki Koala(PDF 1009KB) 
19Forests NSW - Answers to questions taken on notice (from public hearing, Melbourne, 1 August 2011: Koala Records Map, compiled by Forests NSW from the Koala Records data(PDF 2492KB) 
20Forests NSW - Koala records: extracted from the Office of Environment and Heritage's Wildlife Atlas database(PDF 192KB) 
21Forests NSW - Document referred to by Mr Kambouris (from public hearing, Melbourne, 1 August 2011): Wildlife Research, Volume 24, 1997 providing more recent information about the status of koalas in the south-east of NSW(PDF 4521KB) 
22Forests NSW - Document referred to by Mr Kambouris (from public hearing, Melbourne, 1 August 2011): Combining a map-based public survey with an estimation of site occupancy to determine the recent and changing distribution of the Koala in New South Wales(PDF 856KB) 
23Forests NSW - A 1986-1987 survey of the koala (Goldfuss) in New South Wales and an ecological interpretation of its distribution (cited in Forests NSW opening statement, public hearing, Melbourne, 1 August 2011)(PDF 747KB) 
24Forests NSW - Distribution of Nocturnal Forest Birds and Mammals in north-eastern NSW: Relationships with Environmental Variables and Management History (cited in Forests NSW opening statement, public hearing, Melbourne, 1 August 2011)(PDF 1014KB) 
25Forests NSW - Koalas continue to occupy their previous home-ranges after selective logging in Callitris-Eucalyptus forest (cited in Forests NSW opening statement, public hearing, Melbourne, 1 August 2011)(PDF 950KB) 
26Forests NSW - Koala Surveys: Ecology and Conservation at Eden (cited in Forests NSW opening statement, public hearing, Melbourne, 1 August 2011)(PDF 4600KB) 
27Forests NSW - Burning Issues (cited in Forests NSW opening statement, public hearing, Melbourne, 1 August 2011)(PDF 1187KB) 
28Forests NSW - Proposed forestry operations in the Urbenville Management Area: Environmental Impact Statement (cited in Forests NSW opening statement, public hearing, Melbourne, 1 August 2011)(PDF 691KB) 
29Threatened Species Scientific Committee - Answers to questions taken on notice (from public hearing, Melbourne, 1 August 2011)(PDF 496KB) 
30Department of Local Government and Planning, Queensland Government - Answers to questions taken on notice (from public hearing, Canberra, 19 May 2011)(PDF 542KB) 
31Forests NSW - Answers to questions taken on notice (from public hearing, Melbourne, 1 August 2011)(PDF 664KB) 
32Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities - Answers to questions taken on notice (from public hearing, Canberra, 19 May 2011)(PDF 485KB) 
33Response from Australian Koala Foundation to answers to questions taken on notice from the Threatened Species Scientific Committee (from public hearing, Melbourne, 1 August 2011)(PDF 596KB) 
34Response from Threatened Species Scientific Committee to response from the Australian Koala Foundation to answers to questions taken on notice (from public hearing, Melbourne, 1 August 2011)(PDF 259KB) 
35Response from Department of Sustainability and Environment, State of Victoria to response from the Australian Koala Foundation to answers to questions taken on notice (from public hearing, Melbourne, 1 August 2011)(PDF 98KB) 
36Response from Minister for Environment and Conservation, Government of South Australia to response from the Australian Koala Foundation to answers to questions taken on notice (from public hearing, Melbourne, 1 August 2011)(PDF 519KB) 

For further information, contact:

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Australia

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