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                                                                       […]

Opportunities in October

Friends of Freycinet

‘The Good Intent’ Freycinet in October The main intention in this, our third major workbee for the year, was to complete the volunteers tentsite. This comprises a very large deck built over an old concrete tank stand and extended out with posts concreted in and bearers with treated decking, and a privacy tea tree fence. It […]

A Coat of many Colours

Friends of Freycinet

(In Colourful Freycinet)  It was no ordinary PWS structure.  A team of architectural students designed it. We think the brief was to put as many fiddly bits on it as possible, and then paint it in 3 colours, green, blue and purple.  It is the cutest outdoor theatre projection box around.  It took 4 of […]

Thank you to “Vollies”

Friends of Freycinet

We have received this lovely thank you. From: Alison Lai <CEO@volunteeringtas.org.au> Subject: Congratulations to your volunteers Date: 19 May 2017 at 9:48:15 PM AEST To: “ssalier@bigpond.com” <ssalier@bigpond.com> Dear Sally My name is Alison Lai and I am the CEO of Volunteering Tasmania. Sally, I was reaching out to say congratulations on the work that you […]

Well done Chloe !

Friends of Freycinet

At the Freycinet National Park centenary festival, Miss Chloe Grace-Baker from the Swansea Primary School presented Wildcare Inc with a large tin of coins to the value of $202.00 for the Wildcare Save the Whale fund. This donation was collected from students and parent from the school.  Chloe was very clear that this donation was […]

A TRIUMVIRATE OF TASKS

Friends of Freycinet

A TRIUMVIRATE OF TASKS Schouten Island 3-17 January 2017 Campground Caring Periwinkle Poisoning Gorse Gnashing A Friends of Freycinet team were all packed and ready to go to Schouten in December for our usual working bee but strong winds and lumpy seas put paid to that. Luckily a vacancy in the Campground host program came […]

Friends of Freycinet – a year in review.

Friends of Freycinet

Annual report 2016 This report covers the calendar year 2016 Events The Branch continued to be very active in assisting the PWS with a wide range of Parks management tasks. Our Partnership Agreement with PWS stipulates that we have at least 5 working bees each year and whilst we have not achieved that this year […]

World Wetlands Day at Devil’s Corner

Friends of Freycinet

Spend the day celebrating  this gorgeous  Moulting Lagoon wetland at Devils Corner. Childrens activities with Parks & Wildlife Service Discovery Ranger. Bird watching at the Lagoon with BirdLife Tasmania Visit the new lookout and use the scopes to zoom in on the view. Free live music with Pete Cornelius and band from 12pm Coffee, food […]

Freycinet Centenary

Friends of Freycinet

The Freycinet Centenary Festival was held from the 27th to the 29th of August and was very successful and well organized. Although we did not get huge numbers due mainly to the fact that it was a 3 hour (or more) trip from the major population centres, those who made the trip and the locals […]

The Monster May- Hem

Friends of Freycinet

All the ingredients of a mayhem were present. 14 volunteers A list of jobs filling one A3 size spreadsheet. (That part was organized). Teams and vehicles to be assigned. Gradually we sorted ourselves out. Some applied render to the barbeque bricks. I could not bear to watch as they had not looked at the DIY […]


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