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Recent media releases

Honey Possum on pink bottlebrush. Photo Michelle Hall.

05/06/2024 05/06/2024

World Environment Day and the power of biodiverse restoration

‘Generation Restoration’ is this year’s World Environmental Day theme, and it couldn’t be more aptly timed alongside our campaign to purchase and restore Dodgey Downs.

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Red-finned Blue-eye. Photo Calumn Hockey.

03/06/2024 03/06/2024

Unique nature reserve in western Queensland granted highest level of protection in Australia

Together with Bidjara Traditional Owners, we've celebrated Edgbaston Reserve’s new Special Wildlife Reserve status.

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Dodgey Downs, remnant vegetation and neighbouring Bush Heritage reserves. Photo by Grassland Films.

15/05/2024 15/05/2024

'Dodgey' by name, not by nature

In the magnificent biodiversity of southwest WA, on Goreng-Noongar Country, the great dividing lines between vegetation and cleared land are stark.

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Long-leaf Box flowers on Sanstrom. Photo: Rowan Mott.

08/04/2024 08/04/2024

Introducing Sanstrom

The purchase of Sanstrom, on Dja Dja Wurrung Country, Central Victoria, represents a significant step in our ability to reconnect remnant forest in a landscape that has been largely cleared

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The critically endangered Central Rock-rat (Zyzomys pedunculatus). Photo: Michael Barritt & Karen May (used under Creative Commons license: CC BY-SA 2.0)

05/04/2024 05/04/2024

Conservationists and landholders unite to protect critically endangered Central Rock-rat

The critically endangered Central Rock-rat has been sighted on Hewitt’s Narwietooma property following ecological surveys conducted in partnership with Bush Heritage Australia.

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Have a cuppa for the bush: Bush Heritage launches Giving Day to raise funds for conservation

04/03/2024 04/03/2024

Have a cuppa for the bush

National not-for-profit Bush Heritage Australia has launched a campaign asking Australians to donate the cost of their daily cuppa to help protect our environment for future generations.

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Women in Conservation Breakfast

26/02/2024 26/02/2024

Conservation breakfast to celebrate women’s leadership

Moving beyond divisions to create a united approach to address climate change and nature loss will be the focus of the 13th annual Celebrating Women in Conservation Breakfast on Friday 1 March at the Glasshouse on Wurundjeri Country.

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Common Brushtail Possum

16/02/2024 16/02/2024

Possum magic

The once locally extinct Brushtail Possum is confidently exploring a wildlife corridor in Western Australia’s Wheatbelt, created by neighbouring wildlife reserves managed by conservation leaders Australian Wildlife Conservancy and Bush Heritage Australia.

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Night Parrot.

14/02/2024 14/02/2024

Pullen Pullen’s Night Parrot

While the population seemed to be doing well, October 2019 brought bad news; a dead juvenile Night Parrot was found caught in the Mount Windsor boundary fence.

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Rachel Lowry.

05/02/2024 05/02/2024

Bush Heritage Australia welcomes new CEO

Highly respected conservation sector leader Rachel Lowry has joined Bush Heritage as our new CEO. Rachel brings a track record of delivering regenerative conservation outcomes for some of Australia’s leading conservation organisations.

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Vista at Evelyn Downs.

15/11/2023 15/11/2023

Australians called to help buy our largest nature reserve

We have a rare opportunity to purchase Evelyn Downs Station and protect a unique landscape that's around the size of the ACT. This spectacular property, located in South Australia's Painted Desert, is of high ecological and cultural value and will provide habitat for over 60 plant and animal species of conservation significance.

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28/08/2023 28/08/2023

Pareto data breach

Bush Heritage Australia has been informed by our former telemarketing partner Pareto Phone that it has experienced a data security breach and that some donor information has been impacted.

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Nick Burton, Heather Campbell and Sue O'Connor.

18/05/2023 18/05/2023

CEO Heather Campbell farewells Bush Heritage

After 4.5 years, Bush Heritage Australia CEO Heather Campbell has announced her departure from one of Australia’s largest conservation organisations, leaving a thriving organisation on track to deliver its ambitious 2030 strategy.

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Brand Strategy

05/04/2023 05/04/2023

New brand identity launched with FutureBrand Australia

Bush Heritage Australia, a leading not-for-profit conservation organisation that protects ecosystems and wildlife across the continent, has today launched a new brand strategy and identity, created in partnership with FutureBrand Australia.

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