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Published: 28/08/2013

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Friends of the Tasmanian Devil Volunteer for Poo Pick-up

A ‘Friends of the Tasmanian Devil' group has been established by Wildcare over the last year under a community grant from the Appeal. One of the first practical activities undertaken by the group was to assist the Program with some work at the Freycinet Free Range Enclosure (FRE) this summer - namely, picking up devil poo that had accumulated on the ground over time using pooper scoopers. read more...
Published: 21/03/2014

Trowunna Celebrates Redevelopment

Trowunna Wildlife Park recently opened the latest stage of its Tasmanian devil management facility. The redevelopment was made possible thanks to benefactor, John Cochrane and a grant from the Save the Tasmanian Devil Appeal. Owner of Trowunna, Androo Kelly explained that the area had previously housed devils and been used by Dr Menna Jones, Future Fellow, University of Tasmania, to research devil mating behaviour. He said that the redevelopment was the latest investment by Trowunna in its support of the Devil Program. read more...
Published: 21/03/2014

Entertainment book

The EntertainmentTM Books contain hundreds of discounted offers on entertainment, travel, arts and accommodation. This year you can purchase your book and support fundraising for the Appeal - 20% of every membership sold contributes to our fundraising. Help us achieve our goal by sharing this link with your friends and family. read more...
Published: 21/03/2014

Characterising DFTD - Research progressing well

Half way through his grant period, researcher Dane Hayes, based at the Mt Pleasant laboratories in northern Tasmania is pleased with early results in his study on the immunohistochemical characterisation of Devil Facial Tumour Disease (DFTD). Last year Dane was awarded an Appeal Devil Research Grant, funded by public donations to the tune of just over $24,000. read more...
Published: 20/03/2014

The Appeal is thrilled to be ‘Taking Care of the Elders’

The Appeal is delighted to witness the start of the ‘Taking Care of the Elders' Program - consisting of a large enclosure (Retirement Village) being constructed to humanely house older members of the Tasmanian Devil insurance population and those that are no longer required for breeding purposes. Significant seed funding for this project has been achieved through a Tasmanian Devil Community Project Grant, which is funded by public donations to the Appeal. read more...
Published: 12/02/2014

Class raises $1500 to help devils

A Grade 2 class at East Launceston Primary School has raised $1500 in an effort to help save the Tasmanian devil. read more...
Published: 13/12/2013

Monster meets devil

THE popular Tassie Devil monster truck took the chance to visit its namesake at the Monarto Zoo last week ahead of the monster truck and freestyle motocross show at the Murray Bridge Speedway on Saturday. read more...
Published: 12/12/2013

Business achievement enhances core role

The Save the Tasmanian Devil Appeal situated within the University of Tasmania Newnham campus has earned a business excellence award from the Launceston Chamber of Commerce. read more...
Published: 29/11/2013

Enjoy the Taste of Tasmania and support the Tassie devil! How?

Ever been to the Taste of Tasmania and not been able to find a seat? Would you like to access the best seat in the house? The Taste of Tasmania’s Reserved Seating is on again this year in a prime position seated overlooking the waterfront! Read about how you can help the Tassie devil.. read more...
Published: 25/11/2013

Mark Webber Foundation helps deliver hope to Tassie Devil

The battle to prevent the demise of the endangered Tasmanian Devil has received a major boost this year after two key breakthroughs were made thanks to continued support from funds raised by the Swisse Mark Webber Tasmania Challenge for the Mark Webber Challenge Foundation. All funds raised through the event are distributed to Save the Tasmanian Devil Appeal and Whitelion - Follow this link to donate to the Mark Webber Challenge Foundation. read more...
Published: 21/11/2013
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