Tag Archives: Bob Brown Foundation

Change of ownership of part of Tarkine

A 338-hectare stretch between the Arthur River and Marrawah has been purchased from a private owner by the Aboriginal Land Council of Tasmania with a donation of $325,000 from well-known Tasmanian philanthropist Graeme Wood, combined with funds from the Indigenous … Continue reading

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Federal government has sanctioned more access to the Tarkine

The Bob Brown Foundation has released a number of statements including the following: “When Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull signed a new Regional Forest Agreement with Tasmanian Premier Hodgman in August, it was a death sentence for forests protected in reserves for … Continue reading

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Time for a rest

With the walk to Savage River and the return to Corinna in the kayak completed we felt we deserved a drink at the pub.  The verandah on the Tarkine Hotel is deep, with contemporary rustic furniture that is perfect to … Continue reading

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Poetry from Mt Donaldson

Of course we weren’t the first and won’t be the last to walk up Mt Donaldson.  It was a complete treat when I discovered a poem written by Philip Harrington and published on the Bob Brown Foundation website here with … Continue reading

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An Incendiary event you won’t want to miss

An Incendiary event you won’t want to miss. This was the subject line in an important email I received from the Bob Brown Foundation, an organisation which advocates for the preservation of the Tarkine. This week, Tasmania’s super  exciting annual … Continue reading

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Danger alert for the Tarkine

The future of the Tarkine continues to be uncertain with the immediate possibility of logging in some areas.  Tomorrow, in both Hobart and in Melbourne, a vigil will held by people keen to persuade the governments to provide protection. Hobart … Continue reading

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Tarkine in Motion – artists’ impressions; exhibition opens

The Tarkine in Motion project was organised by the Bob Brown Foundation to provide a special opportunity for around 150 artists to immerse themselves over Easter.  Tonight, the official opening of an exhibition of their work will bring together a … Continue reading

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