Join the Macquarie Harbour Clean-up

From the 7th – 11th April Volunteers, industry, stakeholders and the community are joining together to collect marine debris from beaches and coves in Macquarie Harbour, to prevent harm to our wildlife and the environment. If you’d like to join in, go to this link to register. Clean-up teams will collect marine debris from remote […]

National Landcare Program Environment Small Grants Open Now!


The Australian Government’s new National Landcare Program Environment Small Grants round has recently opened. Grants are available from $5,000 – $50,000 Applications Close: 19/3/2018 Eligible activities must directly relate to the project and must include one or more of the following:   weed treatment pest or disease management fencing erosion management revegetation education activities and raising community awareness/participation […]

Bookkeeper Services Contractor Sought


Bookkeeper Contract Wildcare is seeking expressions of interest for the position of Bookkeeper, to support the financial management of the organization. The Contractor will operate from their own office, although from time to time attendance at meetings with members, Branch delegates and the Board is expected. The contracted services include: Enter data into finance system […]

Nominate a Worthy Wildcare Volunteer by 11 March


Tasmania is a state of natural wonder and we owe a lot to the volunteers participating in land and environmental conservation and education; not to mention those who give up their time, their skills and sometimes even their homes to helping sick, injured and orphaned animals. These volunteers help us all better enjoy the state […]

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, […]

Tas Community Fund Grants Open


The Tasmanian Community Fund invites organisations to apply for grants under our latest general grant round, which is now open. Funding available: Around $3 million is available for allocation this round. There are three funding streams this round – SMALL GRANTS up to $20 000 MEDIUM GRANTS $20 001 to $90 000 LARGE collaborative increasing […]

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 […]


Friends of Tasman Island

Crowd-funding as a means of raising funds for work on Tasman Island has been a new venture for Wildcare and Friends of Tasman Island. The project for 2017 was to restore the sunroom and verandah of Lightkeeper’s Quarters 2 (Q2). The crowd-funding was a huge success thanks to FoTI’s president, Carol Jackson and her team […]

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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