Projects in the Spotlight

Diabetes - Coaching to keep mums on track

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Mums at risk of contracting Type 2 Diabetes around Tasmania are benefitting from help delivered in a unique coaching program by Diabetes Tasmania, funded by the Tasmanian Community Fund.Specialist phone coaches have regular conversations with mums to provide them with encouragement and resources to help them set and achieve their health goals.Diabetes Tasmania’s Health and Advocacy Manager, Minke Hoekstra said they set up the coaching program because they know that improved diet and partaking in regular exercise decrease the risk of this occurring.‘Gestational diabetes is a short-term condition contracted during pregnancy for around 15 per cent of women, with testing... Read more

Other projects

Wynyard BMX Park - Elite Level BMX Track Now Ready

The Wynyard BMX Park can now host elite-level events and training thanks to a $343,000 upgrade that was officially opened by Gavin Pearce MP Federal Member for Braddon on November...
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Bruny Bowls and Community Club

Residents on Bruny Island will benefit from a new bus bought by the Bruny Bowls and Community Club with money from a successful grant from the Tasmanian Community Fund. Club...
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St Marys Community Space

Residents and visitors in the East Coast township of St Marys and the Fingal Valley will benefit from an infrastructure project that has deep roots within the local community and...
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Avoca Museum and Information Centre

A priority project in a rural community has paid huge dividends, with a contemporary children’s playground in Boucher Park, Avoca providing local and visiting children with an inclusive, fun and...
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Dress for Success

Dress for Success has made a positive impact in the community since it was established in Hobart in 2019, helping empower disadvantaged women to achieve economic independence by providing professional...
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Glenview Community Services - Korongee Village

The Tasmanian Community Fund has helped Glenview Community Services meet the needs of their residents and staff at Korongee Village, situated in Glenorchy, with the funding for two electric people...
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South Hobart Community Centre

South Hobart’s new-look community centre has officially opened, providing a new hub for community activities in the suburb. The outdated centre was rebuilt to provide space for community gatherings and...
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Deloraine Agricultural & Pastoral Society Inc

The Deloraine Agricultural and Pastoral Society reached a milestone on its new facilities block project with the roof being craned in recently. Society president Lynette Gleeson said when completed, the...
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Poatina Golf Club

The Poatina Golf Club has welcomed the arrival of a new tractor through the assistance of a grant from the Tasmanian Community Fund (TCF). The $30,500 grant from the TCF...
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Pipe Clay Coastcare

THE ‘missing link’ of the Cremorne Spit Track has begun construction, with the Pipe Clay Coastcare Group benefitting from a $20,200 grant from the Tasmanian Community Fund (TCF). The Pipe...
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Risdon Vale Bike Collective - Grant boost for pedal heads

The Risdon Vale Bike Collective has bought a new ute and a fleet of mountain bikes thanks to grants from the Tasmanian Community Fund (TCF) and the Stronger Communities grant...
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