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

9.7.2015: Media release: Government axes super-trawler scientific advisory committee more

13.6.2015: Geelong Star trawler management in more hot water. FOI documents reveal independent chair resigns because of concerns about undue influence by super trawler director more

5.6.2015: Media release: Supreme Court case to stop Ansons Bay forest clearing update more

1.6.2015: Supreme Court case to stop Ansons Bay forest clearning more

1.4.2015: Latest issue of the Tasmanian Conservationist more

25.3.2015: Media release: DPIPWE confirms that three-year-olds are obtaining licences to kill shearwaters (muttonbirds) more

6.3.2015: A huge freezer-factory trawler is once again threatening the Australian small pelagic fishery more

27 1.2015: Letter to the Editor, Mercury. 'Mandate theories: Does the state Liberal Government have a mandate to introduce stronger defamation laws?' more

23.1.2015: Letter to the Editor, Examiner, 'Battle of words over the Wilderness Heritage Area Management Plan' more


Public reserve management
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Tassie eco film fest


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



Public reserve management
Public reserve



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