Who are the Friends of Freycinet?

The incredible outcomes achieved by the Wildcare family are not just thanks to the ongoing support of our on-ground volunteers, but also of our valued donors. Wildcare Tasmania operates a tax-deductible donations fund called the Tasmanian Nature Conservation Fund (TNCF). Through the TNCF we aim to bring together the contributions of volunteers and donors to […]

Meeting Maatsuyker Island

Friends of Maatsuyker Island

Article by Penni Rockliff, photos by Marina Campbell Before I went to Maatsuyker Island I thought of it as one of those magical fairy-tale places. After going I think of it in exactly the same way. Located about 10kms off the southern coast of Tasmania – ‘Maat’ is buffeted by the Roaring Forties and home […]

Turning the Tides on Sea Spurge

Sea Spurge (Euphorbia paralias) is undoubtably one of the most prolific coastal weeds in Tasmania. Many Wildcare Tasmania groups work along Tasmania’s coastline, and have spent countless hours battling the ever-present sea spurge. If you follow the work of Wildcare, you’ve probably heard your fair share of sea spurge news. However, following a new development […]

Review of the Wildcare Tasmania Constitution


The Wildcare Constitution sets out the fundamental agreements on where we are heading, and how we intend to get there. It’s a legally binding roadmap for how the organisation is to be governed, and the Wildcare Board is proposing some changes. Just like other hard working and skilled Wildcare volunteer groups, the Wildcare Board are […]

Friends of Bruny Island Quarantine Station turn 10!

On October 19th and 20th, the Friends of Bruny Island Quarantine Station in conjunction with Tasmanian Parks and Wildlife Service conducted a very successful working bee and celebrated the 10th anniversary of the commencement of FOBIQS.   Over the 2 days, numerous tasks were completed including: Filling of potholes Dead tree removal Fence repairs Cleaning, […]