‘Lake Pedder: The Journey to Restoration’ will be a moment to reflect on the awe-inspiring beauty and significance of the original Lake Pedder through the eyes of artists who captured the moodiness and mystery of this spiritual place. From the famed photographer Olegas Truchanas to the Sunday Painters Patricia Giles, Elspeth Hope-Johnstone, Max Angus to Luke Wagner, Diane Masters, Margaret Forsyth and friends.

A selection of these rare and valuable works will be available for auction on Sunday 3 November at 2pm. Please see our auction site at:

Opening Reception Lake Pedder: the journey to restoration

Wednesday 30 October, 5:30 to 7:30pm

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Join Bob Brown, Christine Milne and Bob Walker for this special moment to reflect on the journey to restoration.


Making the Case to Restore Pedder

Thursday 31 October, 5:30pm to 7pm

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Join Christine Milne, Dr. Anita Wild (Restoration Ecologist), Chris Harries to learn about the approach to Restore Pedder.


Restore Pedder: Our Wild Heart

Friday 1 November, 5:30pm to 7pm

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Join artists, adventurers, creatives and elders to experience Pedder and connection to country through their eyes. Join Andy Szollosi, Dan Broun and more at this special event.


Pedder Elders: Our Guardians of the Wild

Saturday 2 November, 11am to 12:30pm

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Join our wild guardians, young and old, to learn about how Lake Pedder inspired a global movement to protect nature.


Lake Pedder Auction

Sunday Sun 3 Nov, 2 to 4pm

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A collection of rare and valuable pieces inspired by the beauty of the original Lake Pedder.  Join Bob Brown, Christine Milne, Melva Truchanas and the Lake Pedder Restoration Committee showing unseen works by the Sunday Painters.

29th February – 1st March 2020 Paddle for Pedder

Join adventurers, Pedder elders, artists and campaigners at the Pedder Impoundment for the leap year weekend for a series of bushwalks, short walks, story telling and of course the 25km Paddle to the location of the interred Original Lake. More info to come!!

Past Events

Lake Pedder Restoration Inc AGM – State Cinema Hobart 29 September 19

Pedder Pub Talk: Why Pedder, Why Now – Ferntree Tavern 26 September 19

Chuffed Fundraiser – $20,000 raised September 2019

WildMinds ‘Saving the Earth:Next Steps’ – WildIsland, 21 August 19

Lake Pedder Restoration Inc Committee Meeting – State Cinema, 7 July 19

Pozible Crowd Funder – $30,000 Raised March 19

Restore Pedder Film Night – State Cinema, 27 February 19

Lake Pedder Restoration Inc Committee Meeting – 24 February 19