Goat Island (Tasmania)

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For other places with the same name, see Goat Island.

Goat Island is a small island situated off the north coast of Tasmania, between Penguin and Ulverstone. It houses a breeding colony of little penguins.[1] Along with the nearby Three Sisters, the island is part of the 37 ha Three Sisters – Goat Island Nature Reserve.[2]


  1. ^ "Three Sisters - Goat Island Nature Reserve (entry AHD12106)". Australian Heritage Database. Department of Sustainability, Environment, Water, Population and Communities. Retrieved 6 September 2009. 
  2. ^ BirdLife International. (2011). Important Bird Areas factsheet: Three Sisters (Bass Strait). Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 2011-11-05.

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Coordinates: 41°08′07″S 146°08′18″E / 41.1354°S 146.1383°E / -41.1354; 146.1383