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Immunotherapy trial cures Tasmanian devils of DFTD

An international study involving multiple institutions over six years has shown that immunotherapy can cure Tasmanian devils of the deadly devil facial tumour disease (DFTD).
Last published: 10/03/2017

Devil Program Achieves Major Milestone

Devils on the Forestier Peninsula have bred and weaned young for the first time since their reintroduction to the area in 2015.
Last published: 15/02/2017

Wild Devil Recovery Project – wukalina / Mount William

A number of wild Tasmanian devils will be released into wukalina / Mount William, 20 years after the devil facial tumour disease (DFTD) was first detected.
Last published: 03/02/2017

Devil Street Art Spreads Slow Down Message

A new Devil mural wall art in Hobart brings to life an innovative work for the dole project and helps spread the message to slow down on the roads between dusk and dawn to save wildlife.
Last published: 16/01/2017

Lush spring and broad diet keeps release devils thriving at Stony Head

Tasmanian devils released into the wild in spring are faring well, have put on weight and appear to be loving life in and around the coastal military reserve at Stony Head in the state’s north.
Last published: 24/11/2016

Actress Bonnie Sveen announced as Save the Tasmanian Devil Appeal ambassador

Tasmanian-born actress Bonnie Sveen has been announced today as an ambassador for the Save the Tasmanian Devil Appeal, which raises funds to tackle the deadly Devil Facial Tumour Disease (DFTD).
Last published: 03/11/2016

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Who we are. The Save the Tasmanian Devil Program is the official response to the threat to the survival of the Tasmanian devil. The Program is an initiative of the Australian and Tasmanian governments in partnership with the University of Tasmania.

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