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, […]

FOBIQS – Summer News

“On an isolated peninsula, this historic maritime quarantine station operated from 1884 until 1919, treating immigrants with typhoid and smallpox, and health-checking 9000 WWI troops on their return to Tasmania. There aren’t many buildings left, but there’s copious historical information, enthusiastic volunteer staff, lots of wildlife to see and some lovely walking trails over 322 […]

Bruny Is Quarantine Station AGM

It’s AGM time and we invite all friends to our gathering to hear about our last year’s successes, plans for the future and exciting roles on our committee. Feel free to distribute this invitation to your friends also. Its a great opportunity to come and chat and see what has happened since last you visited […]

Winner Announcement

CRAIG SAUNDER’S PHOTOGRAPHIC COMPETITION WINNERS ANNOUNCED! This year’s Craig Saunders Photographic Competition attracted a range of wonderful entries from across the state highlighting what people consider to be at the heart of Wildcare.  A big thank you to all who entered.  All your photos are valuable to us and as hard as it was to […]

Calling for Caretakers – Quarantine Station Bruny Island

The Bruny Island Quarantine Station holds a unique place in Tasmania’s history. It consists of 128 hectares of native bushland plus buildings and ruins from all eras of its fascinating history. The Quarantine Station Volunteer Caretaker Program on Bruny Island provides opportunities for volunteers to enjoy living on a peninsula extending into Barnes Bay in […]


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