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Welcome to TASTE of Tasmania – Supporting the Tasmanian Devil!

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..
Published: 28/10/2016

Immune response linked to natural DFTD recovery in a small number of wild Tasmanian devils

Funds raised by the Save the Tasmanian Devil Appeal have supported research that has seen evidence for the first time that some Tasmanian devils are capable of naturally recovering from the deadly Devil Facial Tumour Disease.
Published: 21/10/2016

GPS collars providing new insights into the movements of translocated Tasmanian devils in the wild

Recently released Tasmanian devils fitted with GPS satellite linked collars have allowed the Save the Tasmanian Devil Program (STDP) to follow their journey like never before as they settle into their new environment.
Published: 05/10/2016

Combining traditional trapping with satellite data to track devils at Stony Head

In the midst of the wet and wild weather across Tasmania’s north-east coast, a team of trappers working with the Save the Tasmanian Devil Program is monitoring the welfare of the devils recently released into the wild.
Published: 30/09/2016

Stony Head Two-Week Post Release Update

For the past two weeks, the eyes of the Save the Tasmanian Devil Program’s (STDP) resident data mapper have been firmly focussed on a 15 kilometre radius in the state’s north-east.
Published: 15/09/2016

Winner of Twisted Tax Tales Announced

The Success Tax Professionals’ Twisted Tax Tales Competition has focused on raising funds for the ‘Save the Tasmanian Devil Appeal’ and providing recognition for talented writers.
Published: 05/09/2016

Stony Head release - Wild Devil Recovery Project

Last night the Save the Tasmanian Devil Program (STDP) released 33 Tasmanian devils at Stony Head in the State’s North East. This release represents months of hard work by the SDTP and its partners and supporters. It is part of the ongoing efforts to protect and recover the species and is a crucial part of exploring ways to rebuild populations affected by Devil Facial Tumour Disease (DFTD).
Published: 31/08/2016

Tasmania Police collaborate with the Save the Tasmanian Devil Program

Tasmania Police and the Save the Tasmanian Devil Program (STDP) are joining forces to give the Tasmanian devil the best chance of survival post-release into the wild in the state’s north.
Published: 26/08/2016

Wild Devil Recovery Trial – Stony Head

Stony Head in the state's north-east will become the latest site to be involved in the Wild Devil Recovery (WDR) project. Wild Devil Recovery is a trial to look at release techniques, vaccination efficacy to boost immunity to DFTD and test the impact on resident devil populations. This is the second WDR trial in Tasmania - the first was at Narawntapu National Park (NNP) in September last year.
Published: 27/07/2016

Devil Appeal welcomes new sponsorship agreement with AAT Kings

An Australian tour company has partnered with the Save the Tasmanian Devil Appeal to assist vaccine research that may ultimately protect Tasmania's iconic devils from the fatal Devil Facial Tumour Disease (DFTD).
Published: 01/07/2016

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