Janelle’s Contribution Continues

We were all saddened to hear of the sudden death of Janelle Louise Payne on Friday 5th January this year.  Janelle was an active Wildcare member.  She enjoyed her two stints at the Bruny Island Quarantine Station and life itself to the fullest. Janelle did so much with the life she was given, and gave so […]

Bricklayer Required – Can you assist?

Can you help us? Friends of Bruny Island Quarantine Station need a bricklayer to extend a small retaining double red brick wall that is about 600mm high at the Quarantine Station.  They have the bricks! This may be a 2 day job involving the pouring of a small foundation (approx 2hrs work) and the laying of […]

Opportunity for Caretakers

Bruny Island Quarantine Station Volunteer Caretaker Summer Program September 2017 to May 2018      About Bruny Island Quarantine Station The Quarantine Station consists of a peninsula of 128 hectares extending into Barnes Bay at Bruny Island. Although a peninsula the Station looks and feels like an island.   The people of the Nuenonne Aboriginal Tribe […]

Bruny’s Beautiful Caretaker Encounters!

When most Victorian families are heading north seeking sunshine, this winter my family packed our thermals, polar fleeces, down jackets, beanies and gloves to be the voluntary caretakers at the Bruny Island Quarantine Station. With my husband and I both employed in the environmental field, we are always out and about in nature with our […]

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, […]


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