Cataloguing heritage artefacts on Maatsuyker Island

Friends of Maatsuyker Island

            The lightstation at Maatsuyker Island is acknowledged on the Tasmanian Heritage Register for its “historic heritage significance because it represents the principal characteristics of a group of Late Victorian Lightstation Buildings, including the remains of a rare supply haulage system and unusually intact lighthouse.” 2018 has seen completion of […]

FOMI AGM 27th September 2018

Friends of Maatsuyker Island

All interested ‘Wildcarers’ are invited to attend the Friends of Maatsuyker Island Annual General Meeting. When:  27th September 2018 at 7:00 pm Dinner is available from 5:30pm Where:  Derwent Sailing Squadron, 23 Marieville Esplanade, Sandy Bay, Hobart Please check the ‘files’ window on the FOMI Branch page for further details of the meeting notice and […]

Art Exhibition and Book Launch – Maatsuyker through our eyes

You are invited to: ‘Maatsuyker through our eyes’ – Art Exhibition and Book Launch Wild Island presents Amanda Walker, and Paul Richardson’s art exhibition and book launch at WILD ISLAND, 33 Salamanca Place, Hobart. Opening night will be officiated by ABC radio presenter, Chris WISBEY at 5:30pm on the 23rd March. The exhibition will continue […]

Signal Flag Making Workshops

Friends of Maatsuyker Island

The Friends of Maatsuyker Island invite volunteers to come and help finish sewing the Signal Flags to be displayed on special occasions on the Maatsuyker Island Lighthouse and a second set for FOMI off-island events. See the FOMI Branch page for details.

Sponsor a Lighthouse Signal Flag

Friends of Maatsuyker Island

  You can sponsor a signal flag.  How cool would it be to have your name stitched on your own sponsored flag in our collection? FOMI flag-making elves are producing a set of high quality Lighthouse Signal Flags.  The full set of signal flags will be used for display the Maatsuyker Island Lighthouse on special […]

Maatsuyker Island Working Bee

Friends of Maatsuyker Island

Plans are underway toward the Nov/Dec 2017 Maatsuyker Island on-island project work which will involve Weed Control/Shearwater Monitoring/Building Maintenance. If you are interested to know more about the planned works and wish to apply please go to FOMI Wildcare page to locate –  Maat works NovDec2017 Applicants Information and Application.

Maatsuyker Island Art Cards, a great success

FOMI art card compilation hi-res 2017-05 landscape grey FOMI Art Cards Bookmarks Order Form 2017-05-16 “Maatsuyker Island Art Cards, a great success” The Art Card series produced by Friends of Maatsuyker Island (FOMI) Wildcare reached $3000 in sales in just over 12 months. This project involved design, research, printing, production and sales of 11 designs […]

Day trips by boat to Maatsuyker Island

Friends of Maatsuyker Island

Day Trips to Maatsuyker Island (Trip 1 to coincide with the Wooden Boat Festival will run either Friday 10th OR Sat 11th or Sun 12th February 2017. Trip 2 will run either Sat 25th or Sun 26th March 2017. We will go on the best weather day)   Friends of Maatsuyker Island (FOMI) Wildcare invite […]

Friends of Maatsuyker Island Art Auction

Friends of Maatsuyker Island

Tuesday 13th October, 2015 Derwent Sailing Squadron, Marieville Esplanade, Sandy Bay FOMI invites bids for this beautiful painting of the Maatsuyker Island lighthouse. Funds raised will contribute towards urgent conservation works on the lighthouse. The winning bid will be announced at this year’s FOMI AGM. The FOMI AGM will be held on Tuesday 13th October […]


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