donate link to home page link to home page about the disease Save the Tasmanian devil. Devil Facial Tumouir Disease threatens the existence of this internationally-recognised icon. In some areas more than 90% of the Tasmanian devil population has been wiped out.

Welcome. This site is your primary source for authoritative, up to date information on Devil Facial Tumour Disease (DFTD). We will keep you informed of what is being done to save the Tasmanian devil and how you can help.


Latest News

What the devil? Pouched young brings joy to the Forestier Peninsula

Monitoring shows signs that some of the newest Tassie devil residents on the Forestier Peninsula are starting to settle down.
Last published: 30/05/2016

Maria Island Update

The introduction of devils to Maria Island in 2012 has been so successful, devils are now being translocated from the island to the Tasmanian mainland.
Last published: 30/05/2016

Save the Tasmanian Devil Program acknowledges 10 years of support

The very significant contribution of our industry partners has been acknowledged at the ZAA Biennial Conference.
Last published: 20/05/2016

Annual Monitoring Update April 2016

The first Annual Monitoring trip for 2016 has taken place at Narawntapu National Park, kicking off a busy few months of monitoring for the STTD team.
Last published: 05/05/2016

The Save the Tasmanian Devil Appeal Announce a new round of Devil Grants and Scholarships

The Save the Tasmanian Devil Appeal is delighted to announce the outcomes from the 2015 Grants – an amazing $424,000 was awarded.
Last published: 20/04/2016

Devil Appeal mourns ambassador Jon English

It is with deep sadness the University of Tasmania received news of the passing of Save the Tasmanian Devil Appeal Ambassador Jon English overnight.
Last published: 10/03/2016

link to Federal Environment site link to DPIPWE site
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.

Devil fact

Program Partners