Member & Community Calendar

November 30, 20205:00 pm

Positions Vacant: Family Planning Tasmania Chair and Board Directors

0414 698 906 Notices
  • Email for more information

    cmanen@fpt.asn.au

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As FPT enter a period of growth, brand expansion and business development FPT are seeking a new, strong leader to become their Chairperson along with new Directors. FPT's focus on community support extends to their Directors and FPT are proud to offer a development pathway which may include support for director professional development.

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December 1, 2020

Housing Connect Stakeholder Survey

Online Calls for Input

    Let us know your thoughts on Housing Connect services in Southern Tasmania. Your feedback will help us to continue to improve the experience of people accessing our services.

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    December 1, 2020

    Position Vacant: ACOSS Community Organiser and Community Engagement Officer (Sydney)

    Expressions of Interest

      The core purpose of your role is to support community empowerment and participation in ACOSS’s public advocacy and change work, including the current ACOSS Raise the Rate for Good Campaign.

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      December 1, 2020

      Position Vacant: ACOSS Raise the Rate for Good Senior Campaigner (Sydney)

      Expressions of Interest

        The Senior Campaigner will lead and effectively project manage the implementation of the existing Raise the Rate for Good campaign strategy at ACOSS. The Raise the Rate For Good campaign is a national campaign aimed at securing a permanent and adequate rate of JobSeeker, Youth Allowance and related payments so that people can cover the basics and rebuild their lives.

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        December 1, 2020

        ASIC ‘Buy Now, Pay Later’ Report

        Online Notices

          In November 2020, the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC), the body that regulates consumer credit and financial services, released a report on the ‘buy now, pay later’ industry. Along with NILS Tasmania and Anglicare Tasmania, TasCOSS has advocated for much tighter regulation of the small consumer credit and consumer lease industries and strong consumer protections.

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          December 1, 2020

          Productivity Commission Inquiry Report into Mental Health

          Online Notices

            On 16 November 2020, the Productivity Commission released its report into mental health. Last year, TasCOSS partnered with Mental Health Council of Tasmania to make a submission to the inquiry. TasCOSS welcomes the report and urges governments and other relevant bodies to adopt all of the recommendations.

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            December 1, 2020

            Ticket to Play

            Awards and Grants

              Ticket to Play provides two vouchers up to $100 each towards club membership for children aged 5-18 years and listed on a Centrelink Health Care or Pensioner Concession Card or in Out-of-Home Care.

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              December 1, 20209:00 am / 12:00 pm

              Health Consumers Tasmania: Health Consumer Advocacy and Engagement Training

              Training

                You are invited to participate in a free three-hour introductory training session about health consumer advocacy and engagement with Health Consumers Tasmania.

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                December 2, 2020

                Witness Intermediary — Pilot Intermediary Scheme

                Notices

                  The Department is seeking expressions of interest from appropriately qualified persons for appointment as a Witness Intermediary for the Pilot Intermediary Scheme. Panel members are appointed by the Secretary of Justice after selection and the successful completion of Witness Intermediary training.

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                  December 2, 2020

                  Free Legal Advice for Older Tasmanians

                  Events

                    Are you an older Tasmanian who needs legal advice? Or are you worried about an older person you know? Legal Aid offers free, private and confidential legal advice, representation or referrals.

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                    December 2, 20206:30 pm / 8:00 pm

                    MHFFTas Free Peer Support Groups for Families and Friends

                    Events
                    • Email for more information

                      Special.Projects@mhfamiliesfriendstas.org.au

                    https://mhfamiliesfriendstas.org.au/online-and-face-to-face-safe-spaces/

                    Safe Spaces are an opportunity for the friends and family of someone with a mental illness to share their experiences with others who understand the ups and downs of supporting a loved one affected by mental ill health.

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                    December 3, 202010:30 am

                    I CAN! Radio Program

                    Online Events

                      Radio for and by powerful people with disability, sharing their experiences of making a difference and how you can too. An initiative of Clarence City Council’s Clarence Access Network (CAN) Forum.

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                      December 3, 20201:00 pm / 3:30 pm

                      Palliative Care Tasmania End of Life Choices — Planning Ahead Workshop

                      Online Training

                        What is Advance Care Planning (ACP)? Benefits of ACP and explaining these to patients/clients/residents. Understanding capacity and when an Advance Care Directive (ACD) would be used.

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                        December 4, 20209:00 am / 1:00 pm

                        MHFFTas safeTALK Suicide Prevention Training

                        6323 3352 Training
                        • Email for more information

                          Samina.Alam@launceston.tas.gov.au

                        • Location of event

                          Tamar Valley Room, Albert Hall (corner of Tamar & Cimitere St)

                        https://tascoss.org.au/index.php?gf-download=2020%2F11%2FsafeTALK-_4-Dec-2020.pdf&form-id=14&field-id=41&hash=6658b62296b5a89c8f3ef3c87119bb38e66ac8054bf7086f4016be58f450c2f7

                        Free half-day training in suicide alertness skills for the friends and family of someone with mental ill health. Four basic steps to create a life-saving connection will be taught. If you support someone who struggles with their mental health, you are more than welcome to attend.

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                        December 5, 2020

                        MHFFTas Free Peer Support Groups for Families and Friends

                        Events

                          Mental Health Families and Friends Tasmania offers free peer support groups for family members and friends of someone with mental ill health. You can join us online or in-person (face-to-face). We chat about the ups and downs of supporting someone with mental ill health.

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                          December 7, 20209:00 am

                          Position Vacant: ATDC Sector Development Project Officer (Hobart)

                          Expressions of Interest

                            Alcohol, Tobacco and other Drugs Council Tasmania are looking for a Sector Development Project Officer to support the delivery of activities that will build the capacity and capability of our sector.

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                            December 7, 20205:00 pm

                            Positions Vacant: Lifeline Tasmania Counsellors and Trainers

                            Expressions of Interest

                              Lifeline Tasmania is now recruiting full time, part time and/or casual trainers and counsellors to join the Training and Support Team. We’re looking for highly-motivated, flexible and passionate people to deliver a range of accredited and non-accredited training courses and/or brief intervention counselling support.

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                              December 8, 202011:00 am / 12:00 pm

                              Palliative Care Tasmania Self Care Matters — Develop a Plan Workshop

                              Online Training

                                It is vital that we understand what self-care is as well as its importance, when engaging in contexts of palliative and end-of-life care or healthy grieving as a response to loss. Self-care is an important part of everyday life for us all. We each take care of ourselves as best we can in our daily activities and to maintain personal health and happiness, whilst also functioning at an optimal level in our professional endeavours.

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                                December 9, 2020

                                Healthy Tasmania Listen and Learn Series

                                Calls for Input

                                  Healthy Tasmania is hosting a series of online sessions. Each 90-minute session is free and will include local insights from specialist presenters, question and answer sessions, in-depth group discussions; and
                                  Practical ideas you can use to promote health and wellbeing.

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                                  December 9, 202012:00 pm / 2:00 pm

                                  Health Consumers Tasmania Consultation on “Our Healthcare Future”

                                  Hotel Grand Chancellor, Hobart
                                  1 Davey St | Hobart | TAS 7000
                                  Events

                                    Health Consumers Tasmania are hosting consultation meetings around the state with patients, carers and community members on how you would like to see the Tasmanian health system improved.

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                                    December 10, 20209:30 am / 12:00 pm

                                    Engender Equality and No To Violence Moving Forward: Masterclass for Practitioners Who Work Directly with Men Using Family Violence

                                    Online Awards and Grants

                                      No to Violence are renowned for their expertise and training on working with men who use violence and have tailored a workshop specifically to the Tasmanian setting. This two-and-a-half hour live webinar will introduce key approaches to pivoting men towards the change journey and showcasing five discussion tools.

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                                      December 10, 202010:30 am

                                      I CAN! Radio Program

                                      Online Events

                                        Radio for and by powerful people with disability, sharing their experiences of making a difference and how you can too. An initiative of Clarence City Council’s Clarence Access Network (CAN) Forum.

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                                        December 11, 2020

                                        Festive Season Charitable Quick Response Grants

                                        6238 2132 Awards and Grants
                                        • Email for more information

                                          grants@hobartcity.com.au

                                        https://www.hobartcity.com.au/Community/Grants-and-funding/Christmas-Grants

                                        The Festive Season Charitable Quick Response Grant from the City of Hobart will fund charitable organisations and groups for activities that support disadvantaged and vulnerable members of the community who have been impacted by COVID-19.

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                                        December 11, 20201:00 pm / 2:00 pm

                                        Palliative Care Tasmania Advance Care Planning Basics — The New Tasmanian ACD Workshop

                                        Online Training

                                          What is Advance Care Planning (ACP)? Why ACP, end of life realities and benefits of ACP.

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                                          December 12, 2020

                                          AHURI Research Project: Housing Models for Precariously Housed Older Australians

                                          Online Calls for Input

                                            AHURI invite you to participate in a national research project on housing policies and practices affecting older (age 55 and over) Australians on lower incomes. We are investigating whether existing housing options adequately address the needs of this group, and whether there are alternative models that could be developed further.

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                                            December 16, 2020

                                            MHFFTas Lived Experience Advocacy Group

                                            0436 414 482 Events
                                            • Email for more information

                                              advocacy@mhfamiliesfriendstas.org.au

                                            https://mhfamiliesfriendstas.org.au/

                                            Mental Health Family and Friends Tasmania are seeking Expressions of Interest for our new Lived Experience Advocacy Group. If you become a member, costs for your time attending meetings and transport will be covered.

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                                            December 16, 20209:00 am / 12:00 pm

                                            Health Consumers Tasmania: Health Consumer Advocacy and Engagement Training

                                            Training

                                              You are invited to participate in a free three-hour introductory training session about health consumer advocacy and engagement with Health Consumers Tasmania.

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                                              December 17, 202010:30 am

                                              I CAN! Radio Program

                                              Online Events

                                                Radio for and by powerful people with disability, sharing their experiences of making a difference and how you can too. An initiative of Clarence City Council’s Clarence Access Network (CAN) Forum.

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                                                December 17, 20205:00 pm / 6:00 pm

                                                MHFFTas Face-to-Face Safe Space (Hobart)

                                                Mental Health Families and Friends Tasmania
                                                Ground Floor, 2 Terry St Glenorchy 7010
                                                Events

                                                  Safe Spaces are an opportunity for the friends and family of someone with a mental illness to share their experiences with others who understand the ups and downs of supporting a loved one affected by mental ill health.

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                                                  End of Year Offer: Child Wise Child Safety Training

                                                  1300 244 539 Training
                                                  • Email for more information

                                                    info@childwise.org.au

                                                  Be prepared for 2021 and take action to ensure your organisation is effective in keeping children and young people safe from harm whilst meeting relevant state and national legislative requirements.

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                                                  December 19, 2020

                                                  MHFFTas Free Peer Support Groups for Families and Friends

                                                  Events

                                                    Mental Health Families and Friends Tasmania offers free peer support groups for family members and friends of someone with mental ill health. You can join us online or in-person (face-to-face). We chat about the ups and downs of supporting someone with mental ill health.

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                                                    February 12, 20215:00 pm

                                                    26TEN Employer Grants

                                                    Online Awards and Grants
                                                      https://26ten.tas.gov.au/build-your-business/Pages/grants.aspx

                                                      Tasmanian employers have the opportunity to build up the literacy, numeracy and digital skills of their workforce with up to $50,000 available through the latest round of 26TEN Employer Grants. The 2020-21 26TEN Employer Grants round can be used to help employers and peak bodies build the literacy, numeracy, and digital skills of their paid and volunteer workforces.

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                                                      March 31, 20215:00 pm

                                                      Inquiry into the Education Department’s Responses to Child Sexual Abuse

                                                      Calls for Input

                                                        On 27 August 2020, the Deputy Premier and Minister for Education and Training Jeremy Rockliff announced an independent inquiry into the Department of Education’s responses to child sexual abuse in Tasmanian Government Schools. The inquiry welcomes the views of any interested parties, including survivors, and invites public submissions.

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                                                        May 31, 2021

                                                        International Student Support Quick Response Grant

                                                        Calls for Input

                                                          Study Tasmania in partnership with the Hobart City Council has launched the International Student Support Quick Response Grant. The grant provides funding of up to $2,000 to support community organisations and groups to deliver activities, projects, programs and initiatives that assist international students with response and recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.

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