Bruny Island Holiday??

Would you like the opportunity to care take on this wonderful island? We offer a Volunteer Caretakers program during the winter season. Volunteer Caretakers  provide a physical presence at the Quarantine Station, open the Station to visitors on the weekends, provide visitor information about the heritage self- guided walk, provide other information about the natural history […]

Winter Caretakers on Bruny Island Wanted

Are you wanting to spend some time on Bruny Island? The Friends of Bruny Island Quarantine Station are currently seeking Expressions of Interest for the Winter Care Takers Program. There are six blocks of 4 week stays with a changeover and induction day on Thursdays. Friends of Bruny Island Quarantine Station are arranging the advertising, […]

October Science Fun at Quarantine Station

On Sunday  October 16th, Friends of Bruny Island Quarantine Station in conjunction with Inspiring Australia  will be hosting a Science Fun day from 11 am to 3pm. A welcome is extended to everyone to attend. Participants will be invited to join in the hunt for clues by doing some simple science activities.  Many prizes have […]

Bruny Quarantine Station Winter News

Welcome to our Winter Newsletter… including…rare German diary arrives,  site developments, October Science Day and more Newsletter 2016 Winter-final   An image from the old German diary written by Fritz Stegher, 100 years ago at the Quarantine Station.

Summer on Bruny Island ?

The Quarantine Station Volunteer Caretaker Program on Bruny Island provides opportunities for volunteers to enjoy living on a peninsula extending into Barnes Bay in a heritage listed cottage originally built for the Medical Superintendent in 1884. Volunteer Caretakers will provide a physical presence at the Quarantine Station, open the Station for visitors from Thursday to […]

Developments at Quarantine Station

New Signage and Displays The new “Headhouse” Interpretation Centre is nearing completion and open to visitors. Friends of The Quarantine Station and Caretakers have worked tirelessly on new displays, opening of one of the original hothouses, building new toilets and outside relaxation areas for visitors, installing an innovative plumbing and water reticulation system to service […]

Successful Quarantine AGM

Quarantine Station AGM Powers Ahead On Saturday 19th March members met to elect the new committee for the Friends of Bruny Island Quarantine. All positions were filled and the 2016 committee is Kathy Duncombe (President), Peter Williams (Secretary), Richard Moyer (Treasurer), Jenny Boyer and Paul Shelley (Committee members) and Rob Banfield (Publicity Officer). The Treasurer’s […]

Original Settler’s descendants visit the Quarantine Station

Saturday 20th February 2016 was a special day for the descendants of Anthony Cox & Jane Daly, two convicts who resided at the Bruny Island Quarantine Station site from 1856 – 1902. The descendants of their eleven children came from near and far and gathered at the Quarantine Station after scattering John & Mavis Crane’s […]

2016 AGM Friends of Bruny Island Quarantine Station

Please find details below of our upcoming AGM, we hope you and your friends can attend to see the exciting new developments and participate in our forward planning / activities.   Agenda for the Annual General Meeting 2016 Friends of Bruny Island Quarantine Station (FOBIQS) Saturday 19th March Meeting to commence with tea/coffee at 10.00 […]


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