Friends of Tasman Island Wildcare branch crowd-funding campaign has fabulous rewards!  Show your support for their work on Tasman Island.  Pledge to help restore the sunroom and front verandah of Quarters No 2.   Here are some of the rewards: $20 pledge:  Lighthouses of Tasmania Tea Towel: Drawn and designed by Tasmanian Artist Peter Gouldthorpe. Featuring […]

Signal Flag Making Workshops

Friends of Maatsuyker Island

The Friends of Maatsuyker Island invite volunteers to come and help finish sewing the Signal Flags to be displayed on special occasions on the Maatsuyker Island Lighthouse and a second set for FOMI off-island events. See the FOMI Branch page for details.

Sponsor a Lighthouse Signal Flag

Friends of Maatsuyker Island

  You can sponsor a signal flag.  How cool would it be to have your name stitched on your own sponsored flag in our collection? FOMI flag-making elves are producing a set of high quality Lighthouse Signal Flags.  The full set of signal flags will be used for display the Maatsuyker Island Lighthouse on special […]

Maatsuyker Island Working Bee

Friends of Maatsuyker Island

Plans are underway toward the Nov/Dec 2017 Maatsuyker Island on-island project work which will involve Weed Control/Shearwater Monitoring/Building Maintenance. If you are interested to know more about the planned works and wish to apply please go to FOMI Wildcare page to locate –  Maat works NovDec2017 Applicants Information and Application.


One volunteer is worth ten pressed men (it’s a naval expression used again and again); So here’s to the Friends and their mission bold; And time well spent in Tasman’s fold! written by the late Helen Gee in March, 2010 Over the past 11 years FoTI has achieved an impressive range of conservation and maintenance […]

Position Vacant – Wildcare Facilitator


Are you passionate and skilled enough to be the Wildcare Facilitator? Sadly, we are losing our wonderful Wildcare Facilitator, Jodie Epper, for 12 months while she provides her volunteering services in Indonesia. Have a great time Jodie! So we are looking for someone to take on some of her duties on a semi-volunteer contract basis, […]

Volunteer Caretaker Mt Field Campground

Opportunity for Tasmanian’s interested in giving PWS staff at Mt Field a hand to welcome visitors in 2017 18 Mt Field Campground Volunteer Caretaker Program is now open for Expressions of Interest. 2017 18 Caretaker season is from Mid December 2017 to after ANZAC day 20018 A trial Volunteer Caretaker Program ran last season and was […]

Pine Invaders

Friends of Mt Field

Marriotts Falls Track At one stage, the prospects of a fine day were not looking good, but then changed to fine.  And it did start that way, but by lunch time light showers moved through. Radiata pines shooting up within the river reserve at the start of the track were our first task along with trimming back some […]

Cape Bruny Volunteer Caretaker Program

2 month placements for Cape Bruny Volunteer Caretaker Positions now open for expressions of interest (EOI)   please see link to Information  Booklet and Application Form Cape Bruny Volunteer Caretaker and Weather Observer Info and APPLICATION 2017 18     Closing date is Wednesday 20 September 2017

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