Maatsuyker Island Art Cards

Maatsuyker Island Art Cards These beautiful cards are produced and sold as a means of raising funds for projects protecting the natural and historic values of Island. They are for sale at the Hobart Bookshop (Salamanca Square), PWS Huonville Shop and at FOMI community events. If you’re unable to make it to these venues, the […]

I’m Working in Sunshine (Wow!) and Don’t it Feel Good

I’m Working in Sunshine (Wow!) and Don’t it Feel Good* The annual Spring volunteering program at Cradle Valley traditionally delivers a wide range of interesting weather conditions to be either enjoyed or confronted by participants. Last year’s was particularly challenging with the first week being cancelled due to storm activity and the second week being […]

Continual Improvement

Devils Throne Two known soakage sections of several metres were tackled with stone to both avoid a wet and muddy spot developing and to improve walker comfort.  A short section remains to be done. These were at the western end of the track and additional trimming of vegetation was carried out there as well.  Others […]

Rock Solid

Friends of Mt Field

Mount Field East Track  Where a track crosses a boulder field shortly after the Seagers lookout junction, some rocks were placed to make the it easier to traverse them.  Further up the track, where rock hardening had previously been done, there was a large rock dragged to the site by Adrian still unused.  This was moved to harden more […]

Lighthouses of Tasmania Tea Towel: On sale now

Some may miss the Friends of Tasman Island’s Lighthouses of Tasmania calendars, hopefully their new fundraiser, the Lighthouses of Tasmania tea towels will interest you and also support their restoration work on Tasman Island. The tea towel is drawn and designed by Tasmanian Artist Peter Gouldthorpe. Featuring 11 Tasmanian Lighthouses.  A perfect Christmas gift! Check out all our products at the Wildcare shop

Volunteer Opportunities Magic Spots

GIVE PARKS AND WILDLIFE A HAND DECEMBER 2017 OR JANUARY 2018 HOLIDAY IN A MAGIC SPOT WITH FAMILY AND FRIENDS   CAPE BRUNY VOLUNTEER CARETAKER Your own 3 bedroom renovated Light house keepers quarters 2 Days Weather Observation Training provided by BOM prior to start – 2 Observations a day 9am and 3pm with a […]

Maatsuyker Island Newsletter Nov 2017 Get your copy of the Maatsuyker Nov 2017 newsletter Here. 2017 was an exciting year for the Friends of Maatsuyker. Read our brilliant newsletter to find out what fantastic things FOMI branch has been up to – and maybe brag about us to your friends so they can join us too. Learn about the […]

Bricklayer Required – Can you assist?

Can you help us? Friends of Bruny Island Quarantine Station need a bricklayer to extend a small retaining double red brick wall that is about 600mm high at the Quarantine Station.  They have the bricks! This may be a 2 day job involving the pouring of a small foundation (approx 2hrs work) and the laying of […]


  Do you know a local volunteer hero who should be recognised? Tourism Industry Council Tasmania is proud to partner with Volunteering Tasmania as sponsor of the ‘Art, Heritage and Tourism Award’ in the 2018 Tasmanian Volunteering Awards. The Tourism Industry Council Tasmania’s Arts, Heritage and Tourism Award aims to recognise and reward volunteers who contribute […]

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