Member & Community Calendar

July 19, 20205:00 pm

Positions Vacant: Relationships Australia Tasmania Managers and Community Services Professionals

Expressions of Interest

    Relationships Australia Tasmania is firmly committed to helping people and communities thrive by supporting the creation of positive connections. Right now we are in the process of mapping out our desired future and how we will deliver on this mission. As a result we have a number of opportunities for new people to join our organisation.

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    July 20, 20209:00 am

    Position Vacant: ATDC Tasmania Sector Development Manager

    Expressions of Interest

      The Alcohol, Tobacco and other Drugs Council of Tasmania are on the hunt for a new Sector Development Manager to lead the delivery of activities that will build the capacity and capability of our sector. It involves identifying and delivering training and development events and programs that will help the workers in our sector be their very best.

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      July 21, 2020

      Australian Community Sector Survey: Responding to COVID-19

      Online Calls for Input

        The Australian Community Sector Survey: Responding to COVID-19 will provide an invaluable picture of the effects of the unprecedented current COVID-19 situation on the community services industry, as it allows a longitudinal comparison between the industry in late 2019 and now.

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        July 21, 202010:00 am / 12:30 pm

        Palliative Care and the Palliative Approach Workshop

        Online Training

          When is a palliative approach or palliative care appropriate? Who can receive palliative care? Who provides palliative care services in Tasmania?

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          July 21, 20205:00 pm

          Positions Vacant: NOSS Tasmania Board Directors

          Expressions of Interest

            NOSS Tasmania is seeking to fill two volunteer board director positions to govern our incorporated not-for-profit association. At NOSS, we are all about working with people with a disability to enrich their quality of life. We support, train and employ people with a disability.

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            July 24, 2020

            Position Vacant: A Fairer World Educational Leader

            Expressions of Interest
            • Email for more information

              admin@afairerworld.org

            http://www.afairerworld.org/work

            A Fairer World is seeking an Educational Leader based on an exceptional, flexible, part-time position (0.3-0.4 FTE). A Fairer World is a values-based community organisation that aims to improve educational outcomes by allowing everyone to reach their full potential.

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            July 28, 202011:00 am / 12:00 pm

            Advance Care Planning Basics — The New Tasmanian Advance Care Planning Workshop

            Online Training

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

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              July 30, 2020

              2020 National Carer Survey

              Online Calls for Input

                Carers Tasmania is inviting family and friend carers to complete the 2020 National Carer Survey. The survey is being conducted in conjunction with the carer associations in all states and territories and researchers from Macquarie, New South Wales, Queensland, Sydney, and Technology Sydney Universities.

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                July 30, 202011:00 am / 12:00 pm

                Child Wise Webinar: Child Safety Risk Management

                Online Training

                  In this webinar, Rochelle Hawkins, Director of Risk Assurance at KPMG, will provide an overview of risk management strategies that aim to improve the safety and wellbeing of children and young people in organisations where they spend time.

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                  July 31, 20205:00 pm

                  Volunteering Australia Annual Stakeholder Survey

                  Online Calls for Input

                    Volunteering Australia is seeking your feedback on representation and communications as well as research, development and promotion of policy solutions to help gauge what the sector needs from Volunteering Australia as the national peak body for volunteering moving forward.

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                    August 1, 2020

                    Foundation Skills for Your Future Program

                    Training

                      The Federal Government’s Foundation Skills for Your Future Program provides free training to improve your English, oral and written communications skills, reading skills,mathematical skills; and digital skills.

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                      August 1, 2020

                      Gambling in Australia During COVID-19 Survey

                      Online Calls for Input

                        The Australian Gambling Research Centre (AGRC) wants to better understand the impact the COVID-19 pandemic is having on people’s gambling.

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                        August 1, 2020

                        Working It Out Everyone Can Play Project

                        Calls for Input

                          Working It Out (WIO) is Tasmania's only dedicated LGBTIQ+ support, advocacy and education service. WIO is inviting all LGBTIQ+ Tasmanians, plus all other Tasmanians who are involved in sport, to participate in Phase 1 of its new Everyone Can Play project.

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                          August 1, 2020

                          Ticket to Play Sports Voucher Program

                          Awards and Grants

                            The improved Ticket to Play sports voucher program opened on 1 July 2020. Under the 2020-21 program, people can apply for two vouchers worth up to $100 for each eligible child towards club membership at Approved Activity Providers.

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                            August 1, 2020

                            Employment Assistance Fund

                            Awards and Grants

                              The Employment Assistance Fund (EAF) gives financial help to eligible people with disability and mental health conditions and employers to buy work related modifications, equipment, Auslan services and workplace assistance and support services.

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                              August 1, 2020

                              Transition to Independent Living Allowance

                              Awards and Grants

                                Transition to Independent Living Allowance (TILA) is a payment of up to $1,500 to help eligible young people cover some basic costs as they leave out-of-home care. Young people aged between 15 to 25 years who are leaving or have already left formal out-of-home care may be eligible for the TILA.

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                                August 1, 2020

                                Women’s Health Tasmania Podcast

                                Notices

                                  Women's Health Tasmania's new podcast series, She’s Out There, focusses on sexual and reproductive health. She’s Out There features Tasmanian women and Tasmanian experts, including Tasmania’s answer to Dr Dolly — Dr Sue, a sexual and reproductive health specialist based in Launceston.

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                                  August 1, 2020

                                  You(th) Got This, Tassie!

                                  Notices

                                    Check out the Youth Network of Tasmania's new Instagram campaign You(th) Got This, Tassie! You(th) Got This aims to be a positive and energising source of support and information for young people during COVID-19.

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                                    August 1, 2020

                                    ATDC Stakeholder Survey

                                    Calls for Input

                                      Alcohol, Tobacco and other Drugs Council of Tasmania invites you to participate in our annual stakeholder survey. We welcome your feedback on what we're doing, how we're doing it and your thoughts on what we could be doing better. As the peak body for the Tasmanian alcohol, tobacco and other drugs sector we are committed to being the best we can be and your feedback is key to helping us achieve this.

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                                      August 1, 2020

                                      DIGnity Supported Community Gardening Survey

                                      Online 6226 6905 | 0467 027 220 Calls for Input
                                      • Email for more information

                                        pauline.marsh@utas.edu.au

                                      Gardening has enjoyed somewhat of a renewed prominence during this time of COVID-19. In support of the work that DIGnity Supported Community Gardening does for communities, an international collaboration of 5 Researchers are keen to explore gardening attitudes and practices during the changed circumstances of COVID-19 as well as find out various positive impacts gardening may have had for people.

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                                      August 1, 2020

                                      Child Wise Child Safety Training Programs

                                      Training

                                        As COVID-19 restrictions are easing around the country, adjusting to the new norm may bring about challenges for organisations that provide services to children and young people. Child Wise child safety training programs are designed to help you ensure a child safe service delivery.

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                                        August 1, 2020

                                        Royal Hobart Hospital’s Consumer and Community Engagement Council

                                        Awards and Grants

                                          Health Consumers Tasmania is encouraging southern Tasmanian patients, carers and community workers to apply for the Royal Hobart Hospital’s Consumer and Community Engagement Council.

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                                          August 1, 2020

                                          Auslan Connections Sign Language Interpreting Service

                                          Training

                                            From June 2020, all aged care assessment and delivery services now have access to free sign language and interpreting services to support older Australians who are deaf, deafblind or hard of hearing to access or engage with Federal Government funded aged care services.

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                                            August 1, 2020

                                            University of Tasmania Job Ready Certificates

                                            Online Awards and Grants

                                              The University of Tasmania has created a range of subsidised, online job ready certificates to support those affected by COVID-19 to retrain and upskill.

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                                              August 1, 2020

                                              Digital Ready for Daily Life

                                              Online Expressions of Interest

                                                COVID-19 has been changing the way we all do things with social distancing and non-essential shutdowns our new normal. It can be hard for those who struggle to do things online, especially without face-to-face help.

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                                                August 1, 2020

                                                Mission Australia Youth Survey 2020

                                                Online Calls for Input

                                                  The Mission Australia Youth Survey 2020 is now open. In this rapidly changing world, young voices matter. Now more than ever before, we want to hear from young people about the issues that are affecting them. It’s important during this period of unprecedented change, that young people still have meaningful opportunities like the Youth Survey to share their thoughts, concerns and aspirations to shape policy and service changes that are important to them.

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                                                  August 31, 2020

                                                  International Overdose Awareness Day 2020

                                                  Calls for Input

                                                    Alcohol Tobacco and other Drugs Council (ATDC) Tasmania are again inviting you to help us fold cranes to create another memorial to those lost to overdose and help us create an opportunity for people in the community to discuss the risks and impact of overdose.

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                                                    September 1, 2020

                                                    Let’s Start a Conversation Campaign

                                                    Notices

                                                      Let’s Start a Conversation is a campaign that aims to encourage staff within the mental health sector to talk to their clients about stopping smoking.

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                                                      September 7, 2020

                                                      Healthy Tasmania Fund: Round 2 Grants

                                                      Awards and Grants

                                                        A total of $2 million will be available for community organisations and local governments to help improve the health and wellbeing of their communities. Successful projects will receive up to $200,000 to build community connections while helping Tasmanians to quit smoking, promote healthy eating, be more physically active and improve their mental health and wellbeing.

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                                                        September 17, 2020

                                                        Senate Inquiry into Centrelink’s Compliance Program

                                                        Calls for Input

                                                          The committee is now inviting new submissions, including supplementary submissions from organisations and individuals who have already provided evidence to the inquiry, and requests that these are provided by Thursday 17 September 2020.

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                                                          September 30, 2020

                                                          Residential Rent Relief Fund

                                                          Events

                                                            The State Government has established the Residential Rent Relief Grant to provide rent relief payments of up to $2,000 (or four weeks' rent) to support Tasmanians experiencing rental hardship due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The scheme is available until Wednesday 30 September 2020.

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                                                            September 30, 2020

                                                            Residential Tenancy Protections Extended

                                                            Events

                                                              The State Government has extended certain protections for residential tenants until 30 September 2020. This timing will bring Tasmania into line with the expiry of protections in most other states and territories.

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                                                              December 31, 2020

                                                              Child Wise Tasmania Training Calendar 2020

                                                              Training

                                                                The Child Wise Child Safety Training Calendar for Tasmania is now available.

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