Suez Community Grants Open NOW

SUEZ believe strong and sustainable communities provide a better future for us all. They are passionate about helping communities, businesses, government and industry solve some of our toughest resource problems. Since 2014, the SUEZ Community Grants program has provided more than $575,000 to inspiring organisations and projects across Australia. In 2018, they will provide community groups, schools […]

May Mayhem

Friends of Freycinet

Dave Harris, our President and wordsmith, has summed it up well with this verse. They did not come from near                                                                       […]

Round the Twist

Twisted Lakes Pruning

Members of the Wildcare Cradle Mountain Volunteers were again active in the Valley on the weekend of 12-13 May: Wild and Twisted The Twisted Lakes Adopt-a-Track project AKA “the Wild and Twisted Project” is a recent partner initiative between our Branch and PWS Cradle Mountain. We first commenced work on the 2.5 km Twisted Lakes […]

Draining in the Rain at Melalueca

Draining in the Rain I’m draining in the rain It’s just raining in the drain What a glorious feeling I’m muddy again… I’m just dancing and diggin’ in the drain. Draining is an important part of the Friends of Melaleuca work program, the aim being to slow the pace of rust and rot by keeping houses, […]

New Get Outside Leaders are an Inspiration

  In April, Get Outside held our annual leadership training weekend at the Far South Wilderness Camp. With Tasmania bathed in warm autumn light, we enjoyed the most amazing weekend exploring and learning. This year we hosted nine new leaders from across Tasmania, and were joined by three experienced leaders.  Participants were diverse in their backgrounds, […]

Grant Writing Workshops on NOW!

Working with that backdrop would make any volunteer smile

What is your Unique Selling Point? How does your Wildcare Branch stand out from the crowd? Build your skills in preparing and writing successful grant applications. The Ulverstone attendees highly recommend this workshop. Check the details here.  It is not too late to sign up to a workshop coming near you this week.

An Early Finish

Glen Dhu Only one vehicle was available to transport gear and people to the start of the old Glen Dhu firetrail near Collins Cap, but plenty were willing to walk there which meant we had a crew of eight plus Joss from Parks & Wildlife Service. The weather was splendid and remained sunny and calm all the […]



                                FOTI COLLECTION IN WILDCARE SHOP Friends of Tasman Island have recently stocked some new items in the Wildcare Shop. Tasman Island is a magnet for artists and photographers.  While soaking up the spectacular scenery, a number of artists have volunteered on FoTI […]

Tasman Island News

Read all about FoTI’s activities on Tasman Island in their latest newsletter at

Claytons Corner 2018 by Rob Banfield

The historic Claytons homestead was an integral part of this year’s Friends of Melaleuca Working Bee. Following the major 2017 footings replacement program a team of up to six volunteers energetically descended on the amazing abode of Win and Clyde. David, Mel, Leanne, Craig, Ian and Rob completed a much-needed repair and repaint of much […]

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