Our Member Groups

Environment Tasmania is the peak body for environment groups across Tasmania. By working together, we can be stronger, at the same time as supporting the unique character of local groups protecting the places they love, in their own backyard.

Follow the links below to contact our member groups. Interested in joining our community of nature lovers and defenders? Contact us at office@et.org.au.

Australian Youth Climate Coalition: an action-based coalition focussed on empowering young people in their local communities to create change on a national scale.

Climate Action Hobart: a volunteer, grassroots climate action group formed to promote community involvement in achieving strong climate policy and action in Tasmania.

Florentine Protection Society Inc: an apolitical, not-for-profit community organisation with the main purpose of preserving Tasmania’s ancient forests, including the forests of the Upper Florentine Valley.

Frack Free TAS: are a community group dedicated to raising awareness of hydraulic fracturing (fracking) and demanding a permanent ban on fracking in Tasmania.

Friends of the Great Western Tiers: work to achieve the lasting and effective protection of the natural and cultural values of the Great Western Tiers.

Great Western Tiers National Park Campaign: work to gain National Park status for the Great Western Tiers.

Friends of North Bruny: facilitates cooperation between North Bruny’s communities and all levels of government and government departments, focusing on issues like safety, public access and amenities, environmental and heritage values, and other issues impacting on the North Bruny community.

Mole Creek Caving Club: go caving mostly at Mole Creek, but also in other cave areas in the state. They find, explore, photograph, survey and document caves, and also undertake research.

Nature Photographers Tasmania: a professional organisation whose aim is to facilitate and promote the use of photography for the protection of nature in Tasmania, and elsewhere.

Neighbours of Fish Farming: an organisation to protect Tasmania's ecological systems including the waterways and marine and riverine ecosystems, and its wild and scenic resources, from impacts of or associated with the aquaculture industry.

North East Bioregional Network: promote a long-term and consistent nature ethic based on an understanding that all of nature is important. Their key purpose is to develop and implement the Linking Landscapes vision in North East Tasmania.

North East Tasmania Land Trust Inc: a community-based group that preserves, enhances and protects the natural environment in North East Tasmania by acquiring and managing land of significant ecological value.

Ocean Planet Tasmania Inc: promotes the protection of Tasmania's marine environment and wildlife.

The Wilderness Society Inc: campaign to protect and promote wilderness values, and to transform Australian into a society that protects, respects and connects with the natural world that sustains us.


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  • commented 2015-12-09 12:19:37 +1100
    Tasmania hosts some of the most magnificent, unique habitats, aquatic and terrestrial in the world. These are some of the endemic birds of Tasmania, which means Tansania is the only place where they exist in a natural way:
    Tasmanian native hen Gallinula mortierii
    Green rosella Platycercus caledonicus
    Dusky robin Melanodryas vittata
    Tasmanian thornbill Acanthiza ewingii
    Scrubtit Acanthornis magnus
    Tasmanian Scrubwren Sericornis humilus
    Yellow wattlebird Anthochaera paradoxa
    Yellow-throated honeyeater Lichenostomus flavicollis
    Black-headed honeyeaterMelithreptus affinus
    Strong-billed honeyeater Melithreptus validirostris
    Black currawong Strepera fuliginosa
    Forty-spotted pardalote Pardalotus quadragintus

    There are 33 native terrestrial and 41 marine mammals which are known to occur in Tasmania. There are marsupials like Tasmanian Tiger and the Tasmania Devil are kind of famous, but there’s also the eastern quoll, pademelon and bettong. And then, there’s also the Ornitorrhynchus, the spiny but friendly Echidnas, the little forest bat, and so on…

    There is an endemic, now rare dolphin that grows here… The Burrunan, with its beautiful pale skin, wandering around Tazmania seas, minding their business, when suddenly at night, when nothing bad is supposed to happen, giant nets pulled by fishing super trawlers! These dolphins end up trapped, unsuccessfully struggling for as much as they can hold their breath, until they die asphyxiated. These immense fishing nets are trawled along a vast area, completely devastating the bottom of the sea and taking with them tons of animals and plants that are useless for human consumption.

    We definitely don’t want to have the BURRUNIAN DOLPHIN extinct, and we don’t want to eat fish that has been captured by devastating giant super trawlers!! Help us stopping this!