Wild island. Fascinating history.

Wild island. Fascinating history. Stunning photos. Great stories. . . Join the equally fascinating, stunning, wild and great Friends of Tasman Island‘s Carol, Erika and Chris in this video presentation of the history of the infamous landing for the Tasman Island lighthouse station from 1906 to the recent restoration completed in 2019.

Island Branches at Wooden Boat Festival

Friends of Deal Island

Wildcare Island Branches at Wooden Boat Festival By Erika Shankley Thanks to financial assistance from Wildcare – Friends of Deal, Maatsuyker and Tasman Islands have had a long association with the biennial Australian Wooden Boat Festival. At our first Festival in 2011 we shared a tent with both Tasmar Radio and the Maritime College but […]


“Give Happy, Live Happy” was the theme for this year’s National Volunteer Week, a celebration of volunteerism in Australia.  First established in 1989, it is the largest celebration of volunteers and volunteerism in Australia, and provides an opportunity to thank the 6-million Australians who volunteer each year!  It is estimated that the overall value of […]