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

Welcome to this group art exhibition which is the result of the Bob Brown Foundations flagship environmental arts project: Tarkine...
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In 2015, over 70 artists spanning film, music and other disciplines journeyed together in the Tarkine – a part of north west Tasmania of...
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Tarkine Tales, A Playback Theatre PerformanceFriday 11 August8:00pm – 9:30pmPeacock TheatreSalamanca Arts CentreHobartEntry: $20 Waged, $15 concession. Tickets on sale...
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Latest Posts

Southern Cross News aired this "Whale Wars" segment on 21 July 2017, and features interviews with Bob Brown and Senator Peter...
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Media Release 21 July 2017   The Bob Brown Foundation is calling for government action to match the looming Japanese...
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Opening night - 13 July 2017 - takayna/Tarkine: Nature, Identity, Community, Spirit Art Exhibition   The full list of the...
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artguide.com.au Art Guide Australia has a thought provoking article by Rebecca Gallo - From Engagement to Action - which mentions...
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Logging was scheduled to commence earlier this year in the Frankland river forests in February. Our Foundation set up a...
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Follow this link to hear Emma and Theresa do a great interview on 3CR this morning:www.3cr.org.au/wednesday-breakfast Roll through to 45...
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With canopy campouts across the globe over one weekend, in Europe, North and South America, Japan, Taiwan, China and New...
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In the Tarkine canopy this morning for #thebigcanopycampout exposing the urgent situation for Earth's diverse forests. These ancient forests in...
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Tasmanian climbers kick off the Big Canopy Campout in the Tarkine. In Tasmania's threatened Tarkine forests, volunteers with the Bob...
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Bob Brown Foundation Media Alert 22 June 2017   Tasmania’s Tarkine threatened forests will be the setting for climbers to...
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Much to the chagrin of certain right-wing media and politicians, Prof Gillian Triggs’ delivery of the Hobart Oration on 30...
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This year, Bob Brown Foundation joined in Dark Mofo, holding an unofficial fringe event to show how much we love...
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The inaugural Green Oration was delivered by Dr David Suzuki at the Hobart Town Hall on Wednesday 20 October 2010....
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In 2011 Ingrid Betancourt delivered the second Green Oration. Ingrid was born in Colombia and raised in France and in...
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In its third year, then senator Bob Brown gave the 2012 Green Oration, celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Tasmanian...
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In 2013 Nobel Laureate for physics Professor Brian Schmidt delivered the 4th Green Oration, The Accelerating Universe. Leader of the...
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On 30th March 2017, Prof Gillian Triggs gave the 7th Hobart Oration in Hobart's Town Hall. Despite a concerted campaign...
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Joint Media Release Bob Brown Foundation & Save the Tarkine 26 May 2017   Bob Brown Foundation and Save the Tarkine...
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Media Alert 24 May 2017 Bob Brown Foundation is holding two morning vigil protests tomorrow. In Hobart and Melbourne citizens...
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I’ve just returned to Hobart after a fantastic couple of days sharing the Tarkine in Bendigo. I was really lucky...
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