Te Rapunga at the Wooden Boat Festival, Hobart

February 11, 2019

Te Rapunga logo

Erika Grundmann, author of Dark Sun, and Tracy Thomas from Bruny Island Coastal Retreats, appear on ABC Radio to talk about the restoration of Te Rapunga and the Wooden Boat Festival in Hobart.

Follow this link to ABC Radio to hear the audio and fast forward to the 55 minute mark.

More Bruny Island Journal

Fixing the Cat-astrophe!

May 17, 2017

Fixing the Cat-astrophe!

It’s a well-known fact that feral cats have contributed to the extinction of several Australian bird and mammal species, whilst threatening the existence of many more.

Old photo of Bruny Island Lighthouse taken in December 1912

September 11, 2017

Keepers of the Light: Cape Bruny Lighthouse

Cape Bruny Light keepers have been doing battle with nature since 1838. Tending the light to ensure that maritime travellers did not meet the same grisly end as so many before them had done, it was an arduous and unrelenting life.

White bellied sea eagle

November 6, 2017

The Solitude of birds

Perhaps it is something about the island that makes us like birds, both happy in our solitude and eager for a chat.

BRUNY18 Winning painting by Steven Giese, 'Antipodean Study: Last Fish at High Tide'

October 31, 2018

Bruny Island Art Prize

Bruny Island Coastal Retreats, along with Nature Pact, are pleased to announce a partnership with the Bruny Island Foundation for the Arts.