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

13.8.2015: Media release: Single statewide planning scheme will take the local out of local government planning more

10.8.2015: TCT submission in response to the Land Use Planning and Approvals (Tasmanian Planning Scheme) Amendment Bill 2015 more

30.7.2015: Media release: Factory trawler cries poor at dolphin protection measures more

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

22.6.2015: The Tasmanian Conservation Trust is facing extinction unless $80,000 is raised to save it 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

1.6.2015: TCT submission to the Fin-Fish Aquaculture Senate Inquiry on the regulation of the fin-fish aquaculture industry in Tasmania more

1.4.2015: Latest issue of the Tasmanian Conservationist more


Public reserve management
Tas Tyre Cleanup

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