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.

Bob Brown

 

 


Upcoming Events

Burnie Shines starts this weekend Photograph by Andy Szollosi - Jessie Westbury on the mountain. In its second year, Tarkine...
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Launch of VICE VERSA new & selected poems by Arjun von Caemmerer (Collective Effort Press). The launch concert features Michael Kieran...
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A pop-up exhibition showcasing the works of West Coast artist, Rose-Marie LeRoi (1942 – 2000) and other Tasmanian artists passionate...
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Latest Posts

Accomplished artist Kerry Martin has kindly donated nine of her large paintings to the Bob Brown Foundation to raise funds...
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Media Release 28 September 2016 Prime Minister Turnbull should step in and end the farce between BP and NOPSEMA, Bob...
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The Bob Brown Foundation has produced a photo booklet (below) showing the rich habitat of the Great Australian Bight, and...
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Media Release 23rd September 2016 Community, science and environment voices raise alarm over statewide planning scheme threat to national parks,...
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Media Release 22 September 2016   Professor John Mulvaney was a unique historian and archaeologist who gave Australia a new,...
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The 2016 Deni Greene Award, and $2000 prize money, goes to Phil Wilkinson. Phil Wilkinson works for the Australian Institute...
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The 2016 Community Environment Prize, and $2000 prize money, goes to Goongerah Environment Centre (GECO). GECO is a grass roots...
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The 2016 Young Environmentalist of the Year, with $2000 prize money, is Josh Creaser. A 25 year-old born and bred...
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The 2016 Environmentalist of the Year, with $5000 prize money, is Peter Owen, Director of The Wilderness Society South Australia....
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Media release 19 September 2016 The Bob Brown Foundation is presenting its 5th annual Environment Awards at a ceremony in...
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Media Release 18 September 2016 Photo: Bob Brown After visiting the World Heritage Styx Valley of the Giants today, environmentalist...
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Media Release 16 September 2016 Midden destruction. Photo: Chris Crerar Bob Brown Foundation has called on the State Government to...
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Media Release 16 September 2016   The three state political leaders have been asked to speak at the Hobart Town...
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Media Release 14 September 2016 A Town Hall meeting calling for Macquarie Island Antarctic base to be retained and renewed...
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Media Release 13 September 2016 Swift Parrot. Photo: Henry Cook SWIFT PARROT DEMO – 1PM TODAY ON PARLIAMENT LAWNS HOBARTThe...
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Media Release 15 Aug 2016   A successful launch of a new campaign to support the Tasmanian Aboriginal Centre in...
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Media Release 7th September 2016 More can and should be done in Tasmania to try and ensure the survival of...
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Media Release 1st September 2016 Bob Brown calls for memorial of invasion, new flag and national day. Former Greens Leader...
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abc.net.au Tasmanian conservationists have won the right to find out why previous state governments granted mining leases in the Tarkine...
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GREAT AUSTRALIAN BIGHT ALLIANCE MEDIA RELEASE August 20, 2016 John Butler adds his voice to growing opposition to drilling for...
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