Tasman National Park – so beautiful

In the school holidays the Get Outside Program partners with Catholic Care’s homework group and we go outside. These past holidays we were lucky enough to go to Tasman National Park. We walked to Waterfall Bay on a gorgeous sunny day. We explored the Devils Kitchen, The Blowhole and the Tessellated Pavement. Such an amazing […]

Wildcare Get Outside goes to Tinderbox and makes new friends

I love finding a new reserve and sharing it with people. This trip I got to share the trip with 14 young people who are all studying English. Thanks to local volunteers Sandy and Rhys, and their dog Albie for showing us around. We saw beautiful views of The Channel, Hobart and Bruny Island. The […]

Get Outside to Snug Falls

Last Friday we went to Snug falls with Jodie, from Get Outside, for bush walk. It was a sunny day. The weather was very warm. We arrived about 10:10 a.m. In the beginning, Jodie told us some information about the track. The track was easy to walk but some places were muddy. We met some […]

Get Outside – Barefoot at the Beach

Some young people have been stuck at home for a long time. After a while you forget how to go outside and you feel safe inside. This months Get Outside Event was targeted at some of those young people. We chose to go to the beach, to get some fresh air and some wide open […]

Oh it’s so good to GET OUTSIDE – A Bushwalk on Risdon Brook Dam

A walk at Risdon Brook Dam The Get Outside Branch had its first outing since the Corona Virus stopped the excursions in March 2020. The participants on this walk are all studying English at English Languages South at Tas TAFE. They wrote the following recount: “On a foggy day in June, 25 people went outside […]

Caves and a Clear Blue Sky

This month the Get Outside Program took 27 people to Chauncey Vale Reserve on a clear blue sky day in autumn. The walk was quite hard for some people but the views from the cave at the top and the singing were awesome. The walk ended with a meander along the dry creek-bed, listening to […]

Get Outside Monthly Walk

A great day was had by a group of young woman at Mt Field National Park. We enjoyed looking at tall trees and waterfalls. It was a very hot day and we enjoyed the cool of the forest and dipping their toes into the cold water. Thanks to Catholic care for working in partnership to […]

Get Outside and have school holiday fun

This January, in partnership with CatholicCare, the Get Outside Program took 15 young people on a walk along the Alum Cliffs. The  Alum Cliff Track has long been a coastal path used by local people. In 1988 it was formally developed as part of Australia’s Bicentennial celebrations. The track, which climbs from Tyndall Beach (adjacent […]

Get Outside School Holiday Walk

The school holidays are sometimes a hard time for young people – especially if you are new to the country and don’t have friends or know where to go to have fun. The Get outside program this January, in partnership with the Migrant Resource Centre organised an event especially for children new to Tasmania. The […]

Get Outside does a Farm Walk with Forests

17 young people from many nationalities spent the day with some local farmers enjoying a tour of the property. This day was part of the Get Outside that is based on a simple concept. We facilitate nature – based experiences for refugees and new migrants to Tasmania, to connect to place and to each other. […]

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