Australia Wide Survey of Wildlife Carers

  Bruce Englefield, a PhD student with the Faculty of Veterinary Science at the University of Sydney invites Tasmanian Wildlife Carers to participate in an Australia wide survey. This is the first time carers have been asked on a national basis for their views on how they cope and feel, and how the pressures of time, […]

Nice Weather, Nice Country

After some indifferent weather over recent times it was so pleasant in Goat Hills today; in fact, it wasn’t long before warm tops were being shed.  A patch of Erica that we previously ran out of time to clear, remained to be removed. Once completed we moved over to a dry north facing slope that had not previously been […]

Take a Dose of Con’s Environment Potion

Con Rhee is a member of the Wildcare Cradle Mountain Volunteers. He is also a photographer who has “discovered how to capture art in nature”. As much as his panels look like “works of art”  his images are not manipulated and are true representations of reality. Reality, in this case being the Tasmanian environment, with a  focus on lakes, rivers and […]

Invitation to Inspired Solitude – an exhibition of artistic interpretations of Maatsuyker Island


Dear Friends of Maatsuyker Island We are excited to announce our exhibition Inspired Solitude: artistic interpretations of Maatsuyker Island. You are invited to the launch 5.30pm Thursday 12 October 2017 (details are on the invitation attached – just click on this link). Maatsuyker art exhibition flyer 2017 In conjunction with the exhibition FOMI will be […]



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.

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