Projects in the Spotlight

Wheels to Waves

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Funding promotes inclusion by bringing wheels to the waves

A NEW initiative promoting inclusion and equality is supporting people with disabilities to hit the waves, with a $10,000 grant provided by the Tasmanian Community Fund (TCF) to Surf Life Saving Tasmania helping fund therapeutic beach access wheelchairs.

Wheels to Waves aims to provide people with disabilities with the opportunity to access the beach and ocean through a network of custom-made wheelchairs managed by Surf Life Saving Tasmania and the clubs across the state.

The project launched at Kingston Beach in late March, with Porth Sorell, Ulverstone and Bicheno being the other three clubs... Read more


Other projects

Sisters Beach Community Celebrates Recreation Park Opening

The Sisters Beach Recreation Park was officially opened on Saturday 20 February, with the skate park facility getting a workout from locals and visitors, excited to try out the new...
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Foundations to Flourish

2021 has kicked off as the ‘Year of Gratitude’ on King Island with the Tasmanian Community Fund (TCF) announcing $34,477 has been awarded to Foundations to Flourish to assist with...
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Diabetes - Coaching to keep mums on track

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...
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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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