Projects in the Spotlight

Better mental health support services on the horizon thanks to TCF funding

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A new partnership formed between Colony 47, Headspace and the Tasmanian Community Fund will seek to improve the way young Tasmanians access mental health services.Colony 47 CEO, Danny Sutton, said helping young people access the right support at the right time was critical.“Colony 47 provides a range of services to young Tasmanians, but we’ve found a growing need for young people in our services to have more timely access to support around their mental health.“Ultimately a lack of access to mental health supports was holding young people back from achieving their goals in the services that we offer,” Mr Sutton... Read more

Other projects

Going Places with Hands on Learning

Everyone has a genius, that when uncovered, ensures you fly. There’s a whole new world out there for Chloe after three years and many achievements as part of the Hands...
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Improving Wellbeing in Break O’Day

The Break O’Day Community Wellbeing project is a three year pilot project supported by the Tasmanian Community Fund and Break O’Day Council. The project is creating opportunities for our community...
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A new multi-year arts project celebrating Tasmanian Spirit on Screen

Wide Angle Tasmania is launching a major arts project called GRIT showcasing the resilience seen in the Tasmanian community as we rebuild from Covid-19. There are three major stages to...
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Volunteer Marine Rescue Kingborough

A new vessel will help the Volunteer Marine Rescue Kingborough provide additional services to various communities in their area of operations. The replacement vessel, ‘Kingborough Rescue 1’, was funded by...
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Upgraded community facility opens on Central Coast

Soundproofing of private spaces, improved access and electrical upgrades are just some of the improvements made to The Ulverstone Neighbourhood House (UNH) which held its official re-opening in May 2021....
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Alcohol and Drug Peer Work Development Project

A locally developed program is providing work training and professional development for people who have experienced substance use so they can assist other Tasmanian’s seeking help for their own addictions....
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Story Stops for the western Wilds Drive

Kentish Council has taken the opportunity to position its townships as the gateway to the Western Wilds Drive Journey, to compliment Tourism Tasmania’s state-wide drive journey. Council successfully applied for...
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Wheels to Waves

Funding promotes inclusion by bringing wheels to the wavesA NEW initiative promoting inclusion and equality is supporting people with disabilities to hit the waves, with a $10,000 grant provided by...
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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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