Lighthouses of Australia
In the latest issue of the Prism magazine:
The lighthouses of Orkney Pt 1 by Ken Ohlsson
The way we were: Lighthouse tender Cape Leeuwin
South Solitary Island History by Ian Clifford
Shutdown of AMSA’s Differential Global Positioning System (DGPS) by Ian Clifford
LoA AGM 2020 to be Held in Hobart
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Website Updates and News
- September 17 Cape Otway Possible Closure
- July 8 2020 Prism Uploaded
- April 1 2020 Prism Uploaded
- October 8 2019 Added an Image to the Bustard Head page
- October 8 2019 Added an Image to the Booby Island page
- June 20 2019 Update Cape Jaffa page
- April 4 2019 Added a video to the Pine Islet page
- February 27 2019 Updated Warden Head Lighthouse page with LED detail and new images
The Friends of Maatsuyker Island, Wildcare Inc. (FOMI) run occasional boat trips to Maatsuyker Island to provide support to the Tasmania Parks & Wildlife Service (PWS) Volunteer Caretakers and the island operations. Boat landings are only planned for late...
Refurbished historic lighthouse keepers' cottages on the NSW mid-north coast have re-opened for short-stay accommodation, offering a unique holiday experience at the Sugarloaf Point Lighthouse at Seal Rocks. National Parks and Wildlife Service (NPWS) Area Manager,...
This Saturday the 3rd of November, Lighthouses of Australia will relight the Historic light at Green Cape on behalf of NSW National Parks & Wildlife Service in conjunction with the Eden Whale Festival. The 1st of November 2018 marks 135 years since the light was...
Warden Head Makeover Congratulations to the dedicated staff of the NSW Dept of Industry and their contractor KGB Protective Coatings from Gateshead NSW for the excellent execution of the Warden Head Lighthouse restoration project. The lighthouse will soon be back in...
Caretaking on Tasmania's wild and remote Maatsuyker Island When accepted by the Tasmania Parks and Wildlife Service volunteer program as caretakers for Maatsuyker Island, Paul Richardson and Amanda Walker were well aware they had chosen to live in isolation in one of...
The flags spell out "Cleaning Prisms Today" and on October 5 2018 it was an exciting day for the volunteer custodians of Cape Jaffa lighthouse. The 1st order lens that had not been cleaned for over 10 years was receiving some tender loving care. In its working life,...