Welcome to Fern Tree's Community Website


Recent Events ___________________________________________________________________________ 

Annual General Meeting 2017 on 26 April.

Thanks to all attendees at the AGM. Congratulations to the incoming president Bridget Jupe and committee members, and thank you to the outgoing president Eric Cave for steering the committee over the last two years.

Ben Masterman, ranger in Wellington Park gave a wonderful cautionary tale about adventures and misadventures on kunanyi. This provided a wealth of crucial information and catalysed a long interesting discussion. Thank you Ben!

Please consider attending a committee meeting to see how it works and to get involved. Meetings are on the second Tuesday each month, at 7.30 pm at the community hall in Stephenson Place.


Mid-Winter Bonfire Saturday July 1st

At Community Centre, 5.00 - 7pm

Sausage sizzle (at $2 donation), bonfire and free sparklers (no fireworks)

The TFS will be in attendance with the fire truck, kids can have a look inside!

Lantern parade, with a lantern making workshop. Please bring some lantern making ideas and materials if you have some. Glass jars, cut down plastic milk cartons, tissue paper, wire handles, marker pens, paper to make origami bowls, tea lights.

Tea & coffee, and possibly even Gluhvein (mulled wine)

See you there!

(**Find plenty of ideas about how to make a tea-light lantern on the internet – or try this simple, safe one made from a plastic milk bottle – check out the 4-minute tutorial at https://open.abc.net.au/explore/3254 )


Bushcare Sunday June 11th 2017

Grays Rd - Holly, Daphne Laurel, etc - 10am - 12.30pm

(Meet at the top of Grays Rd)
Fern Tree Bushcare Program

Also See the Weed Alert! page for more information.



Wednesdays, 9:30am - 11.30am

At the Fern Tree Community Centre, contact Noella - 0423 384 719.


Social Table Tennis

Wednesday evenings 7:30-9:00pm

At the community centre, entry by gold coin donation to FTCA  Table Tennis

All welcome!! More info



Fern Tree Under Fire 50 years since 1967

Now on display at the Glenorchy LINC in April 2017. Watch the '67 Bushfire Stories on the Tasmanian Fire Service Story-map


FTCA Newsletters

FTCA Newsletter February 2017 (current)

Newsletter archive

FTCA Newsletter November 2016
FTCA Newsletter August 2016
FTCA Newsletter June 2016
FTCA Newsletter Feburary 2016
FTCA Newsletter September 2015
FTCA Newsletter July 2015
FTCA Newsletter June 2015
FTCA Newsletter March 2015


News in the Park

Wellingon Park News Upgrade to the Organ Pipes walk, track closed March-winter 2017.

Master Plan for FernTree Park , Bower, Silver Falls and Fern Glade Track entrance areas.


Join the Fern Tree Community on Facebook, with many more events photos and general Fern Tree news.


We are also on Twitter at https://twitter.com/FernTreeTas.

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Carols by Candlelight 2016