Tasmanian Conservation Trust Inc.

Caring for Tasmania since 1968

Working to protect Tasmania

The Tasmanian Conservation Trust (TCT) is the only Tasmanian conservation organisation that involves itself in the full range of conservation issues. Founded in 1968, it is the longest continuing environment organisation in Tasmania. As a non-political organisation, it can engage with government, industry and the wider community in a non-confrontationist manner to achieve genuine, on-ground conservation outcomes.

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Latest News

146.4.2014: Latest issue of the Tasmanian Conservationist (# 331) more

5.3.2014: Media release: Government research shows that a Two Capes Track would be a better business investment and better for the environment. more

4.3.2014: Letter to the Editor, Examiner,  'Forest peace deal survey.' more

3.3.2014: Letter to the Editor, Advocate: 'Liberal party policy to reopen tracks in the Arthur.' more

28.2.2014: Letter to the Editor, Mercury. 'Liberal party position on Mt Wellington cable car.' more

19.2.2014: Media release: TCT response to Liberal Policy on parks and World Heritage areas -  local Tasmanians and environment to lose out to commercial operators  more

11.2.2014: Media release: Proposal by VDL to clear Tasmanian devil habitat more

12.2.2014: Respect the Mountain:  Mt Wellington public forum and Q&A'. more

6.2.2014: Letter to the Editor, Mercury. 'Argument for revocation of recent extension to the Tasmanian Wilderness World Heritage Area severely flawed.' more

23.1.2014: Letter to the Editor, Mercury, 'Doubts removal legislation is really democracy removal legislation' more

16.1.2014: Letter to the Editor, Mercury, 'Fox funding being held up.' more

15.1.2014: Media release: Proposal by the state government for pulp mill doubts removal legislation more

13.1.2014: Letter to the Editor, Examiner ' Pulp mill permits' more

16.12.2013: TCT submission re 'Southern Waste Solutions, Waste Remediation Facility, Copping' to Sorell Council more

18.12.2013: Latest issue of the Tasmanian Conservationist (#330) more

27.11.2013: TCT submission: Amendment to the Clarence City Council Planning Scheme: Inclusion of Development Plan (DPO 18) A-2013/1 more

5.11.2013: TCT media release: Pulp mill permit may be declared invalid - buyers be aware more

1.11.2013: TCT e-Bulletin No.6 November 2013 more

25.10.2013: TCT submission 2014-2015 State Budget Community Consultation more

23.9.2013: A tribute to Geoff King, past president of the TCT more


Public reserve management
Public reserve



Invasive species
Invasive species

Marine environment and wild fisheries
Marine environment
& wild fisheries

Forests on public land
Forests on
public land

Threatened species

Private land biodiversity
Private land




*photo: Jon Bryan
††photo: Dave Watts
***photo: David James
† Wayne Lawler
‡photo: D Panther
**photo: Jon Delaine