Save the Tasmanian Devil Program

The Save the Tasmanian Devil Program (STDP) is the official response to the threat of extinction of the Tasmanian devil due to Devil Facial Tumour Disease (DFTD).

The vision for the program is for an enduring and ecologically functional population of Tasmanian devils in the wild in Tasmania.


The STDP, an initiative of the Australian and Tasmanian governments, was established in 2003 following a national workshop of specialists on the decline of the Tasmanian devil due to DFTD. ​


Devil at Kempton Annual monitoring completed for another year

The Save the Tasmanian Devil Program’s annual monitoring project has concluded for another year, with surveys conducted across eight sites across Tasmania.
(24/9/2018)


Intriguing devil behaviour caught on camera

A video showing behaviour that has never been seen before has the Save the Tasmanian Devil Program (STDP) intrigued.
(14/8/2018)


Roadkill Tas App splash screenNew Roadkill TAS app

The Roadkill TAS app enables users to record sightings of a variety of native wildlife species, including Bennett’s wallabies, pademelons, quolls, Tasmanian devils and birds of prey such as wedge-tailed eagles.
(10/7/2018)


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