Get Outside Friendship Walk

A Friendship Walk On Friday 5th April Wildcare Branch Get Outside conducted a Friendship Walk in collaboration with the Multi Cultural Council of Tasmania, Hobart City Council and the Police Department. We walked  from the Hobart Mosque to a local park. The aim of the walk was to encourage people to walk together, to show […]

Get Outside Partnerships in the bush

Partnerships in the Bush Autumn has defiantly arrived in Hobart. Waterworks Reserve put on a crisp and windy show to celebrate the new partnership and the first walk with the Red Cross and the Wildcare Get Outside Program. Red Cross Bicultural Health Workers are now working in partnership with the Get Outside Program to deliver regular […]

This is the first time I have seen a waterfall – Get outside

“I have never seen a waterfall before” – Get Outside “Music in the Park” – Mt Field. The Wildcare Get Outside Branch encourages people, newly arrived to Tasmania and from diverse communities, to learn, enjoy and spend time in our precious national parks. When inside the parks, volunteers from the Get Outside Branch share information […]

Music in the Wilderness with Friends of Get Outside

The Get Outside leaders met on a cold Saturday to plan the next years program. It was a great reunion with Jodie Epper returning from her 15 month volunteering position in Indonesia. We discussed our aims, dreams and wants for the year. We went to Taroona beach. The Get Outside Program is set up for […]

New Get Outside Leaders are an Inspiration

  In April, Get Outside held our annual leadership training weekend at the Far South Wilderness Camp. With Tasmania bathed in warm autumn light, we enjoyed the most amazing weekend exploring and learning. This year we hosted nine new leaders from across Tasmania, and were joined by three experienced leaders.  Participants were diverse in their backgrounds, […]

Challenging Walk at Cathedral Rock

The challenge was set – a walk up to Cathedral Rock on Saturday 3rd February. Probably the most challenging walk the Get Outside with Community program has tackled yet, with a steep track climbing to 880 metres, rock climbing, and a warm day. But we had an intrepid group of leaders and participants take part, […]

New Tasmanians Learn Skills to Enjoy the Bush

On December 12th, Get Outside with Community hosted a training day, Exploring Tasmania Safely. Our audience were students from the Young Migrant English Programme at TAFE, who were finishing up their study responsibilities for the year and looking forward to summer holidays. These students come from diverse cultural backgrounds, with most newly arrived in Tasmania […]

Young Leadership Growing Stronger

The Get Outside with Community held another leadership camp recently on the beautiful Maria Island. The Leadership Camps aim to build the capacity and experience of the young leaders who co- run and organise the Get Outside short day trips throughout the warmer parts of the year. Its important for the building of the team […]

Get Outside – Nepali Elders trip

The newly graduated Get Outside Leaders organised and ran a trip for their elders to Mount Field National Park recently. It was a brilliant trip with 42 people including elders and children, strolling to Russell Falls and picnicking followed by dancing by the river. The oldest person was 82 and said through an interpreter “this […]


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