THIS EVENT IS FULL
Join us for this 2 day weeding working bee at Bruny Island Quarantine Station – camping available onsite
Friends of Bruny Is Quarantine Station
Building maintenance, meeting and greeting visitors, weed monitoring and eradication , marine debris collection / data and site development are some of the activities we undertake in this historic area. There is the opportunity to participate in a volunteer caretaker program, managed by the Parks and Wildlife Service, where you can live on site and assist visitors in understanding the history of the site.
Where we work
We work at the old Quarantine Station, 816 Killora Road, North Bruny. Follow the signs from the Dennes Pt. turn off and don’t forget to bring a picnic lunch and enjoy a stroll around our self guided Heritage Walk and view the fascinating displays.
The site is open:
- Thursday to Monday (inclusive) 10:am to 4:00pm – closed Tuesday, Wednesday
- Closed Christmas Day
What we do
WILDCARE Friends of Bruny Island Quarantine Station is interested in repairing and maintaining the Quarantine Station buildings and surroundings, and increasing public appreciation and understanding of the site.
A Volunteer Caretakers program operates all year and is run by the Parks and Wildlife Service. 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 of the area, carry out minor maintenance and assist with coordination of other Parks and Wildlife Services (PWS) and Friends of Bruny Island Quarantine Station (FOBIQS) activities at the site.
President – Rob Banfield
Secretary – Paul Shelley