2021 Community Action Grant

Organisation NameProject NameProject OutlineAmount AwardedLocation
Central Auxiliary Royal Hobart HospitalPlayground Royal Hobart Hospitalobjective of the project is to erect a children’s playground at the Royal Hobart Hospital.$40,000.00Hobart
Tranmere and Clarence Plains Land and Coast Care IncRedevelopment of old Rokeby Historic TrailTo modernise the trail by refreshing signage, providing online information, renaming the Trail with a dual Tasmanian Aboriginal name and including more Aboriginal information.$42,800.00Rokeby
Smithton High SchoolSmithton High (Life Lab)A tier 3-4 educational space which reconnects disengaged students with their peer group whilst allowing them to reimagine their career options and sense of community.$24,511.44Smithton
Jireh House Assoc IncReplacement furniture & equipment Jireh HouseJireh House crisis women’s shelter urgently needs to replace old single bed mattresses, pillows, mattress encasements, televisions, furniture and 2 coin-operated washing machines.$25,000.00Kingston
Womensport and Recreation Tasmania Inc.Get Active Program Community Leaders Training ProjectRevision and production of GAP facilitator training manuals and associated materials to continue to provide a high-quality learning package for sate-wide trainees.$6,500.00Statewide
Greens Beach Landcare Group IncGreens Beach Coastal Track Upgrade.Buy materials to upgrade 80 meters of GB Coastal Track. Construct culverts , place pipes , build edge boundary, & top dress.$4,727.64Greens Beach
Wildcare IncWalking for Wellbeing talking with locals and connecting in natureVolunteers collect refugees and migrants as they finish English lessons for the day in the city and organise short walks for health on the Domain.$5,820.00Hobart
Cancer Patients FoundationLook Good Feel BetterLook Good Feel Better is dedicated to teaching cancer patients how to manage the appearance-related side-effects caused by cancer treatment.$50,000.00Statewide
Door of Hope Christian ChurchVehicle Hoist and Wheel Balancing Machine for MadwheelsTo increase our facility with a new vehicle hoist to enhance our workshop capacity. To balance wheels onsite - saving valuable time.$16,255.80Launceston
Derwent Valley ArtsDerwent Valley Writers FestivalDerwent Valley Arts will organise and facilitate a pilot event of the Derwent Valley Writers Festival.$31,600.00New Norfolk
She Shreds Australia IncShred ShedTo provide a safe and welcoming indoor space for all Tasmanian girls and identifying females and their supporters, of all ages, to skateboard.$49,500.00Hobart
Toast for Kids Charity IncorporatedHelp Babies Learn (HBL)Encourages parents to read aloud to a baby from the first day of their lives through the provision of a free picture story book.$16,500.00Statewide
Co-operative for Aborigines LtdYanalangami: Strong Women, Strong Communities- LutruwitaA partnership piloting Yanalangami: an Aboriginal women’s empowerment program, activating Tasmanian Aboriginal women in leadership, Changemaking and contributing to community wellbeing, cultural strength and sustainability.$49,000.00Statewide
Big hARTLINKS – New Creative Industries EmploymentLINKS creates mentored employment pathways for young people into emerging creative industries opportunities.$48,700.00North West
Salamanca Arts CentrePeacock Theatre Open Door and Listen ProjectThis project aims to improve Peacock Theatre patron experience for all sectors of the community including those with mobility and hearing challenges.$26,000.00Hobart
Bruny Island Community Association IncMills Reef Community Park DevelopmentTo develop land at Alonnah into a community park.  The project involves, planting native vegetation, installing infrastructure, honouring history and culturally enhancing the area.$40,000.00Bruny Island
Latrobe CouncilPort Sorell Pump TrackDevelopment of a high-quality and fun asphalt pump track that will cater to a wide variety of rider skill levels.$50,000.00Port Sorell
Big Monkey Theatrepalawa kani language recording of Little J and Big CuzWe will run voice acting workshops for the Indigenous community and make a palawa kani recordings of an episode of “Little J and Big Cuz”.$47,931.36Statewide
Climbers Club of Tasmania Vertical Rescue TeamExpanding technical rescue capacity in TasmaniaThis project will provide equipment to start a new volunteer cliff rescue team based in northern Tasmania, and enhance capacity of the existing Hobart-based team.$5,311.76North  
Green Ponds Progress Association Inc.Multi Purpose Wheels ParkThe construction of infrastructure for an all-ages bike, skate and scooter park in Kempton$50,000.00Kempton
Rural Health TasmaniaYouth FuturesYouth futures will build the pre-employment skills of youth in the North west of Tasmania whilst also linking youth with education, traineeship and apprenticeship providers.$50,000.00North West
Impression Bay Community Development AssociationPremaydena Heritage Garden – Infrastructure Development ProjectThe construction of essential infrastructure – pathways, garden furniture and an Amenities Shed giving the Tasman community access to the garden allowing increased community wellbeing.$21,554.00Premaydena
The Blueline Laundry IncPurchase of New Washer Extractors to Increase COVID-19 Prevention CapacityCOVID-19 accelerated the deterioration of the machines that launder infectious linen from major hospitals and aged care facilities, necessitating replacement much earlier than pre-pandemic projections.$50,000.00Hobart
RESPECT Communications Ltd.RESPECT Communications Charity Infrastructure UpgradeUpgrade facilities for RESPECT Communications Charity to improve the wellbeing of the community through increased participation and frequency of its Horses Helping Humans program sessions.$50,000.00Devonport
Missing School Inc.See-Be School Telepresence Robot Service - TasmaniaConnecting kids with serious illness from hospital and home to school through telepresence robots, so they can continue learning with their teachers, friends and classmates.$50,000.00Statewide
Rotary Club of Youngtown IncLaunceston Tool LibraryConstruct and fit-out a new building to be used as a Tool Library operated by the existing Kings Meadows Men's-Shed group for the Launceston community.$35,000.00Launceston
Multicultural Council of TasmaniaEmployer Conference TasmaniaThe conference informs employers of the process and benefits of hiring culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) job seekers.$10,000.00Statewide
Slipstream Circus inc.Project: PrideA project for industry leading artists to work with the Tasmanian LGBTQIA+ community and emerging artists to create landmark community outcomes to celebrate inclusion.$50,000.00Statewide
Launceston City MissionAlcohol and Drug Rehabilitation – A Smoke Free CommunityImplementation of a supported and client-focussed quit smoking program for City Mission’s residential drug and alcohol rehabilitation centres located at Evandale (Missiondale) Burnie (Serenity House)$50,000.00Launceston
  TOTAL FUNDED$996,712.00