Who is George Dibbern?

February 8, 2019

For one man, a series of events set in place a journey that would ultimately lead him to Bruny Island, Tasmania. His name is George Dibbern.

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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.

Pine tree eradication at Bruny Island Lodge

August 10, 2017

Pine Control Project

In late 2013, Bruny Island Lodge decided to undertake a massive and rather unique eradication project. Our aim was to control the radiata pine infestation which was threatening to overrun the native bushland at our 900 acre property on South Bruny.