Tag Archives: Bob Brown Foundation

Exhibition creates further awareness of the Tarkine

A recent exhibition designed to increase awareness about the value of the Tarkine was titled Frontlines : takayna to Adani. It was shown in the Long Gallery within the Salamanca Arts Centre in Hobart. Introductory information is available here. A … Continue reading

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  Protests against logging

Once again the Tarkine forests are being noticed by the public.  Read a report here and another here. A protesting blockade has been re-established in the Sumac area to hinder further logging. The Bob Brown Foundation says ‘while we wait … Continue reading

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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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