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

15.8.2014: Latest issue of the Tasmanian Conservationist # 332 more

25.7.2014: Letter to the Editor, Tasmanian Country, 'Response to Jan Davis re forest clearing' more

16.7.2014: Letter to the Editor, Examiner, 'Mr Hodgman breaks promise on development in reserves' more

25.6.2014: Media release: 'Conservation group's participation in government processes will be handicapped by axing of federal grants program' more

10.6.2014: Letter to the Editor, Tasmanian Country, Jan Davis and Arthur Lyons misrepresent or exaggerate the advantages of poisons over alternatives for controlling native browsing animals more

19.5.2014: Media release: Letter to the Editor, Examiner, 'Feratox not alternative to 1080' more

9.5.2014: Media release: 'Continued 1080 use to control native animals a short-sighted decision more

6.5.2014: Letter to the Editor, Mercury.' Proposal to rezone the pinnacle of Mt Wellington to facilitate the cable car' more

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


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