Welcome to Fern Tree's Community Website


Fern Tree Community Information

The committee meets each month on the second Tuesday, 7.30pm at the Fern Tree Community Centre. Please join us, and look for our regular events!!

FTCA Newsletter March 2019
See the latest newsletter for local news and information on bushfire safety, ongoing park redevelopment, upcoming and past FTCA events, and much more.

The Community Association is seeking assistance with the production of the newsletter, if this interests you please contact us directly or by email at


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


Mid-Winter Bonfire Saturday June 29th 5.00 - 7pm

At the Fern Tree Community Centre

Sausage sizzle, bonfire and free sparklers (no fireworks)

Our local fire brigade will be there.

Make or bring a lantern and join in a Lantern Parade, with small prizes for the best lanterns! Some lantern-making materials provided.

Hot soup, Gluhvein, hot drinks, cosy smiles all round!

Please don’t park in the Tavern carpark, especially not on this night (unless you’re a customer. Please car-pool and park somewhere else, or come on foot. Thank you.

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 )


Fern Tree Tavern Night Market

July 5, 5-9pm, Music, Mulled Wine, Fire Pits, Arts and Craft

Fern Tree Tavern Market


Proposed fuel breaks

The Hobart City Council is undertaking long needed fuel reduction activities around Fern Tree. The following links provide further information, including important links to fuel reduction plans.

Council website on bushfire risk
Links to bushfire information
Planned fuel breaks work for Fern Tree


Fern Tree Bushcare Weed Booklet

Fern Tree Bushcare Group have published a new edition of the Fern Tree Weed Booklet which you can download here, or if you would like a hard copy email bushcare@ferntree.tas.au and we will deliver one. There are 10 additional weeds added to the booklet, making 30 in all that we really don't want to see getting a hold in Fern Tree or on kunanyi/Mt Wellington.

Download The Fern Tree Weed Booklet


Bushcare Fern Tree

Second Sunday each month Feb-Nov, 10am-12:30pm
Fern Tree Bushcare Program 2019

Also See the Weed Alert! page for more information.


Wednesdays, 9:30am - 11.30am

At the Fern Tree Community Centre, contact Nadirah 0472 544 420.

FTCA Newsletters

FTCA Newsletter March 2019 (current)

Newsletter archive

FTCA Newsletter August 2018
FTCA Newsletter June 2018
FTCA Newsletter March 2018
FTCA Newsletter October 2017
FTCA Newsletter August 2017
FTCA Newsletter June 2017
FTCA Newsletter February 2017
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

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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