Bruny Island Science Fun Day 2018

Free event …all welcome and ….don’t forget to look at our  student science research competition here.   Rob questions to 0458061003

Calling for Caretakers – Quarantine Station Bruny Island

The Bruny Island Quarantine Station holds a unique place in Tasmania’s history. It consists of 128 hectares of native bushland plus buildings and ruins from all eras of its fascinating history. The Quarantine Station Volunteer Caretaker Program on Bruny Island provides opportunities for volunteers to enjoy living on a peninsula extending into Barnes Bay in […]

Janelle’s Contribution Continues

We were all saddened to hear of the sudden death of Janelle Louise Payne on Friday 5th January this year.  Janelle was an active Wildcare member.  She enjoyed her two stints at the Bruny Island Quarantine Station and life itself to the fullest. Janelle did so much with the life she was given, and gave so […]

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 […]

Opportunity for Caretakers

Bruny Island Quarantine Station Volunteer Caretaker Summer Program September 2017 to May 2018      About Bruny Island Quarantine Station The Quarantine Station consists of a peninsula of 128 hectares extending into Barnes Bay at Bruny Island. Although a peninsula the Station looks and feels like an island.   The people of the Nuenonne Aboriginal Tribe […]

Bruny’s Beautiful Caretaker Encounters!

When most Victorian families are heading north seeking sunshine, this winter my family packed our thermals, polar fleeces, down jackets, beanies and gloves to be the voluntary caretakers at the Bruny Island Quarantine Station. With my husband and I both employed in the environmental field, we are always out and about in nature with our […]


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