The continuing COVID-19 health and economic crises have led to more people than ever struggling to find paid work. For every job available in Tasmania today there are 21 job seekers.
View information about available assistance for temporary visa holders in your area.
The Emergency Food Relief Directory has been complied as a result of queries from support agencies on where additional support for food relief efforts can be directed, such as produce, meals, deliveries and volunteers. The directory aims to capture the current activity in the three regions — North-West, North and South.
JobSeeker is lifting thousands of people out of poverty. Over 120,000 Tasmanians are just getting by on inadequate incomes. The new rate of JobSeeker (including the Coronavirus Supplement) has allowed families to meet basic household needs and relieve financial stress.
The submission to the Premier’s Economic and Social Recovery Advisory Council (PESRAC) — Stage One Consultation outlines the priority areas for recovery and opportunities identified by the community services industry.
Emergency relief organisations provide services directly to regional communities statewide. Please contact an organisation for advice and assistance.
TasCOSS has been awarded a grant from Energy Consumers Australia to continue its Tasmanian Affordable Energy Project.
The funding recipients from the State Government’s Essential Technology Fund have been determined with a total of $350,000 being distributed to 61 community service organisations around the state.
Due to the increasing precautions that are being undertaken in response to COVID-19, TasCOSS has made the decision for staff to commence working remotely from Monday 23 March 2020. The length of this arrangement is subject to advice from health authorities.
Over 50 years TasCOSS has made a difference in the lives of so many Tasmanians.