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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 Aboriginal 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

Help stop the logging of the old-growth forests by joining our peaceful vigil camp.  You can find out more by...
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Bob Brown and Christine Milne will launch Restore Pedder: a campaign to restore the original Lake Pedder in the South...
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We are pleased to invite you to meet with us for an informal chat to learn more about how you...
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Join our inaugural 65km ultra-marathon event and help save takayna / Tarkine from logging, mining and off-road vehicle damage. Just announced as...
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Latest Posts

For almost five months, our Sumac forest blockade camp has successfully prevented the logging of these ancient Gondwanan rainforests. On...
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Our Tarkine forest blockade has evacuated due to a bushfire. For almost five months, our Sumac forest blockade camp has...
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They say that we will protect only what we love; we will love only what we understand; and we will...
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  Read the full article in The Examiner here: https://www.examiner.com.au/story/5899526/dr-charlie-teo-in-love-with-unique-tarkine/    
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  Read the full article in The Saturday Paper here: https://www.thesaturdaypaper.com.au/opinion/topic/2019/02/09/the-stop-adani-convoy/15496308007421
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  Read Bob's full story in The Guardian here: https://www.theguardian.com/australia-news/2019/jan/25/beautiful-and-tragic-the-saga-of-wukalina?CMP=share_btn_link&fbclid=IwAR3SEFUwFm_c5oorC1dsBwyPspuetQhcPLhPI69_dGbAHu9wSKHKdkJNXTk
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  Read the full article on the Sydney Morning Herald here: https://www.smh.com.au/environment/climate-change/bigger-than-franklin-bob-brown-to-lead-anti-adani-road-convoy-20190206-p50w1o.html
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  Read the full article in The Guardian here: https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/jan/27/warming-world-gets-older-wiser-richer-activists-hot-under-the-collar
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If the Adani coal mine goes ahead, a peaceful protest convoy from around Australia will converge on Queensland’s Galilee Basin...
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Arrive in camp to find Kasey has returned from NSW and is planning on moving to Tassie, lucky Sumac camp....
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In a display of weak-kneed distancing, Premier Will Hodgman has ducked announcing new laws against environmental protests in Tasmania. Instead,...
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LABOR will give Australia two new environment PROCESSES: legislation and an environment ‘protection’ authority. No specifics there.  Bob Brown Foundation...
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Referring to an alarming new report from the Australian National University Fenner School of Environment and Society, titled Long-term impacts...
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Environmentalist Bob Brown calls on Canavan and Morrison to respect international law as the UN has called for suspension of...
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Day 115 on the Sumac Camp is a rare day to relax. We set up the ‘force-field’ this morning. Thirty...
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Sumac is setup as an ultra sweet forest playground at the moment with 3 tensile tree tents setup for people...
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Sumac camp life can get very busy, with the tourist season well on its way we have had many visitors...
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I pick Esther up from Devonport, a young German woman who is exploring Tassie wilderness.  Late in 2018, Esther and...
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  Mrs Rafferty was the 1017th person to be arrested at the Franklin blockade and visited our Sumac blockade leaving...
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Conservationists have been camped in a Tarkine threatened rainforest for the past three months and have today sent Premier Hodgman...
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