BirdLife Australia — came into existence on 1 January 2012 as the result of the merger of Birds Australia and Bird Observation & Conservation Australia (BOCA). For more than 100 years, Birds Australia and BOCA have been powerful advocates for native birds and the conservation of their habitats. Now, they have joined forces to create BirdLife Australia, the country’s largest organisation devoted to the future of our native bird life. Today, they are an independent, not-for-profit organisation with a single aim: creating a bright future for Australia’s birds.
Tweed Bird Observers (TBO) was an affiliate of BOCA and is now a local branch of BirdLife Australia. Renamed BirdLife Northern Rives we are also supported by BirdLife Northern NSW Branch.
BLA has developed a policy on ethical viewing of birds. View at:Code of birding Ethics FINAL sept07