Bollywood dancing – Mt Field National Park

Who would have thought that Bollywood dancing and a national park could be partners?  – well they can and it was excellent . The “ Mt Field Music in the Park” event was made possible by a grant from the Bennelong Foundation and to great partnerships with the Tasmanian Parks and Wildlife Service and healthy Tasmania. 57 […]

Solstice in the bush at night

Get Outside Fire Event  Most Tasmanians are use to having a bonfire and celebrating the end to long night of winter with a bonfire. Imagine, you are new to Tasmania, new to the southern hemisphere, and new to living at 42 degrees south where the nights in winter are long. You wonder where all the […]

19 people and 190 swans

19 people watching 190 swans – Lake Dulverton Oatlands   19 people gathered in Oatlands recently to look at birds, meet locals and visit animals on a farm. They were part of Wildcare’s Get Outside Program. Wildcare Inc is a volunteer group that assists thousands of volunteers across Tasmania with projects aimed at conservation of […]

Those trees are so tall

Tall Trees Walk – Mt Field National Park The sounds of people talking, the soft wind through the trees and the crunch of people’s feet as they scuff their way through the long strips of bark lining the Tall Trees walk. On Monday 11th March 2019, 34 people led by the Get Outside Leader Sara […]

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 […]

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, […]


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