Hut building in the bush with young people

School holidays are sometimes not fun for kids from backgrounds that are a bit tough. Recently the Get Outside Program partnered with Clarence City Council Rokeby Community Centre to assist with their school holiday program to go bush. 18 young people aged below 14 , 4 youth works and Jodie Epper Program Coordinator had a […]

Snow fight on kunyani / Mt Wellington

25 young people had their first snow fight on a recent Wildcare Get Outside Event to kunyani  – the mountain above Hobart.  The Get Outside Branch of Wildcare aims to introduce nature experiences to people new to the state.” If you are unfamiliar with our amazing outdoor life here in Tasmania and don’t know how […]

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 […]


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