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

 

 


Latest Posts

Media Release 4 May 2016   Environment Minister Greg Hunt's witch-hunt via parliamentary committee, aimed at leaving action-oriented green groups...
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Media Release 3 May 2016 A new website SaveBrunyIsland.org, including a short film, was launched today by Bob Brown Foundation...
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Media Release 29 April 2016 Photo: FLAG Friends of Lapoinya Action Group Forest logged in Lapoinya, north west Tasmania, for...
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Emily Sheppard (violin), Anne Norman (shakuhachi. Photo: Daniel Haley   violinist saws threnody for felled giants chainsaw joins the tune...
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Sculpture Park by Anne Norman     Who is the master gardener of this surreal autumnal sculpture park? In hushed...
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Jessie Westbury with her violin - standing on Mt Donaldson. Photo: Andy Szollosi Lots of our artists have submitted photos...
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Media Release 26 March 2016 The state government  has failed to meet the 14-day timeline for filing a notice of...
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Photo: Tania Slapar-Koman and Sam Fenton The Tarkine in Motion project has filled me with an array of inspiration, creativity...
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Photo: Nicole Anderson Nicole Anderson guided three groups to this magnificent sacred site during Tarkine in Motion 2016. Photo: Nicole...
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Poetry and photos by Nicholas Iceton and Diana Kaminskaya... Sarah Ann Rocks. Photo: Nicholas Iceton and Diana Kaminskaya The Tarkine...
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Photo: Jenny Weber Phillip England uses a 19th century photographic process known as tintypes or ferrotypes to produce images in...
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Saturday night finally arrived at Que Rd rainforest camp after near taking the Corolla down the wrong forestry Rd, which...
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Coming back to Melbourne after spending time in the rainforest I feel a deep sense of peace, as if the...
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A few thoughts written by Steven Liaros while in the forest, with photos by Nilmini De Silva. Julias Creek. Photo: Nilmini...
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Michael Gay had a chance close encounter with a wild Tassie Devil in broad daylight near the Interview River, Micheal...
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Photos near Couta Rocks by Dave Williams. Photo: Dave Williams Tyre probs 'forced' me to mainly focus on one area...
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Photos at Corinna base camp, along the Pieman River and Philosopher's Falls by Claire Bridge 2016. Artist Zennie on the...
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ABC RN 2 April 2016 Are national parks remnants of our past or the seeds of the earth’s future? How...
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An ecstatic meditation on ancient takayna/Tarkine wilderness in sound and words. Based on a one-week residency in the Tarkine over...
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The Bob Brown Foundation is a non-profit organisation, which campaigns to protect the wild and scenic beauty of Tasmania and...
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