Bob Brown

Welcome to our feisty Foundation

 

The Bob Brown Foundation is all about action with a vision to protect Australia's wild and scenic natural places of ecological and global significance.

The first place on our radar is the stunning Tarkine in a remote part of North West Tasmania. The Tarkine is a vast wilderness area supporting Australia's largest tract of cool temperate rainforest, spanning wild windswept beaches, extensive buttongrass plains and pristine wild rivers. It is of great significance to Tasmania's indigenous people and a relict of the ancient continent of Gondwana and related to temperate forests in Patagonia and the South Island of New Zealand.

Our campaign for The Tarkine is calling for its recognition as a National Park and World Heritage Area and is taking strategic and considered action step by step to reach this goal by 2020. We need your help to do this.

 

By DONATING TODAY you can help us to protect this wild and ancient place from destructive mining and logging. Read more campaign news.

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Did you know the Tarkine in Tasmania's northwest is not protected as a National Park or World Heritage Area? The...
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Latest Posts

The Bob Brown Foundation will host a peaceful demonstration at Federal Environment Minister Josh Frydenberg’s office in Melbourne this morning,...
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Click here to send a submission to Federal Environment Minister Frydenberg. The Tasmanian government has applied to the Federal government...
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Les Southwell, a towering figure of last century wilderness travel and photography in Tasmania and Victoria, has been found dead in...
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The Bob Brown Foundation says most Tasmanians will be bitterly disappointed by the Tasmanian Opposition Leader’s statement this morning on...
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  Federal Court proceedings by three groups opposed to Tassal’s fish farm at Okehampton Bay on Tasmania’s east coast have...
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A unique combination of tourism and environment groups have today filed proceedings in the Federal Court challenging the Federal Environment...
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After the decision by Sea Shepherd that it cannot match the military operation of the Japanese whaling fleet in Australia's...
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A ReachTEL poll commissioned by the Bob Brown Foundation shows that a clear majority of Tasmanians oppose Tassal's invasion of...
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Bob Brown says Prime Minister Turnbull has today signed the death warrant on thousands of hectares of wild forests in...
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Bob Brown Foundation urges secure conservation reserves Bob Brown Foundation calls on the Federal and State governments to take real...
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“Tasmania’s unique forests and wildlife have suffered tremendously since the 1997 Regional Forest Agreement and now the Federal and State...
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  Will you send a quick submission? Use our form to send an email here.     
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7 August, 2017 Assurances given by Minister for Resources, Guy Barnett, as to the adequacy of remediation bonds relating to...
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Tasmanian Resources Minister Guy Barnett's pitch to the mining industry today is a thinly-veiled attack on the burgeoning tourism and...
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The short film made by Alex Palmer at easter Tarkine in Motion, 'What Matters', on Dan Broun, Al Long, The...
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Markets For Change have released a Background Brief explaining the 2017 Federal Treasury's Tax Deductable Gift Recipient (DGR) Reform Opportunities...
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Photograph of Diana and Sophie at the Frankland River base camp during Tarkine in Motion 2017. Diana Levy, an artist...
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The Mercury. July 22 2017 The Mercury published this article on Saturday July 22, 2017, reporting on the Bob Brown...
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