There's something in the air

07 September 2021

September 7 marks the global day for action on clean air and blue skies. Find out a little more about International Clean Air for Blue Skies day in our blog and see how reducing reliance on diesel use (and increasing renewables) is playing a role in the air we breathe.



Raising a glass to science

25 August 2021

Dr Carolyn Maxwell is our Climate and Water Strategy Specialist. An unassuming powerhouse behind the successful rehabilitation of the sensitive Lagoon of Islands site in the Central Highlands, Carolyn is a quiet changemaker working hard to shape a bright future for Tasmania.



Tungatinah to Tokyo: the Tasmanian canoeist who made it to the Olympics

23 July 2021

We catch up with Daniel Watkins ahead of the canoe slalom event at the 2021 Tokyo Olympics. We asked about his canoeing career to date and learned about the qualities that make Tasmanian paddlers unique on the international circuit.



Education the key to escaping prejudice

27 May 2021

The new ‘Hydro Tasmania Scholarship’ will be granted to an LGBTIQ+ Tasmanian tertiary student annually, as part of our recently announced Gold Partnership with the Pinnacle Foundation.


students sitting in a forest recording audio

The north-west’s beating art

27 May 2021

Mark 26 June for something very special happening in Sheffield, when Hydro Tasmania and TasNetworks partner with the award-winning Big hArt for a one-of-a-kind event.



Saving the wombats of Musselroe Bay

26 May 2021

There’s so much we don’t know about wombats, but these scientists are learning how to save them from a deadly disease.


Water collection

It takes a village

22 March 2021

Water is at the heart of everything we do. So too is a deep belief in giving back to society, which means thinking globally as well as locally. For these reasons, we’re proud to support Water for a Village: a Tasmanian not-for-profit organisation that improves access to clean drinking water in Ethiopia. Read their inspiring story here, and learn more about how you can get involved.



Funding for first responders

12 February 2021

The life-saving volunteers of the Derwent Valley SES helped us launch the 2021 Community Grant Program and show us how they put their own grant to good use protecting Tasmanians.



The Power of Country

10 November 2020

Every year, NAIDOC Week celebrates Aboriginal culture’s history, culture and achievements. In Tasmania, we are surrounded by the influence of this living culture. Our landscape was changed and managed by Aboriginal people for 40,000 years and still bears the signs if you know what to look for.


Two people holding up clothes donated for Dress for Success

One good outfit can change your life

14 July 2020

We love ideas that change lives. Dress for Success donate professional outfits to women so they can ace their job interview, get back into work, rebuild a life and achieve independence and confidence.


Trevallyn Dam

Water, water everywhere...

27 February 2020

This past January, after we announced a series of planned water releases from some of our dams for the annual Paddle Week rafting and kayaking events, we had a few questions about whether this may have affected the drinking water restrictions announced by TasWater in late 2019.


Waterbug training TAS John

The Waterbug app - don't judge a bug by its cover

04 December 2019

Bugs – they're not for everyone, especially those hardcore arachnophobes who generally jump and run at the mere sight of one. Or so I've heard.


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West: Out on the Edge

03 December 2019

We’re very proud to be a major partner of the Tasmanian Museum and Art Gallery (TMAG)’s West: Out on the Edge, a captivating new multidisciplinary exhibition exploring a unique region of our state. Tasmania’s west is a complex and compelling place, isolated by its extreme terrain but strengthened by its history and community.


Education coordinator, Gina Harvey, showing a student a diagram of water flow

Generation Hydro - Helping STEM the decline

30 November 2018

We love STEM. Unfortunately the number of students taking up STEM subjects at school is low. So we’ve developed an education program, Generation Hydro, which allows teachers to harness the resources of Hydro Tasmania to get their students excited about STEM.


Barge transporting logs across Lake Pieman

A drowned treasure

24 August 2018

It’s probably the last place you would think to look for some of the world’s most sought after timber but the depths of Hydro Tasmania’s dams have proven to be a treasure trove.


A man and a woman sitting at a table with books open

Work ready in the Huon Valley

24 August 2018

Being an adult who struggles to read and write proficiently can be overwhelming. The Geeveston Community Centre is confronting this issue head-on using funding from our Community Grant Program.


A coach talking to junior football players in a huddle

Powering grassroots football

24 August 2018

In many parts of Tasmania footy is the backbone of the community. We have a long, proud history as a football state. We are committed to powering the development of football from the ground up and we’ve sponsored the Tasmanian Football Foundation’s Coaching Mentor Network.