Want to help shape the future of the Tasmanian community services industry workforce? TasCOSS is looking for a talented support officer to assist with administrative and project support functions related to the implementation of the Industry Plan.
Want to help shape the future of the Tasmanian community services industry workforce? TasCOSS is looking for a talented project manager to drive change and help bring the ten-year Industry Plan vision to life.
Tasmania’s ADII score and the PESRAC Final Report findings provide a strong argument for the need to improve Tasmania’s digital infrastructure network. They also point to the need to invest in digital skills and for measures that increase digital affordability.
If you haven’t already done so, now is a great time to discuss COVID-19 vaccinations within your organisation. To this end, we’ve jotted down some ideas to start a conversation with your staff below.
Please note: the following responses were provided to TasCOSS by the Department of Health. Are COVID-19 vaccinations mandatory for community service workers who are providing social supports in a community-based setting (not a traditional medical or health service)? Examples of services can include mental health counselling, sexual assault and family violence support, child and family support, youth work and alcohol and other
TasCOSS does not support the Workplaces (Protection of Business and Workers) Bill 2021 or the proposed amendments contained within the Bill.
TasCOSS does not support establishing the Custodial Inspector as a National Preventive Mechanism (NPM) and we urge the Tasmanian Government to consider alternative models that incorporate the expertise of civil society organisations.
Adrienne Picone says the latest Gutwein State Budget has plenty of green shoots, but any real judgment of its effectiveness will be in the months and years ahead.
Every single member of a board needs to have a deep understanding of the responsibilities of their role for the organisation to run effectively. In this episode, Bridget and Cameron enlist the help of one of the state’s most experienced board members and the Director of Environment, Development and Community at Kingborough Council, Dr Katrena Stephenson, to look at the Australia Post Cartier watch saga and discuss the expectations all new and aspiring board members should be aware of before deciding to take a seat at the table.
The Gaming Control Amendment (Future Gaming Market) Bill 2021 represents a unique opportunity to enact sound public policy in relation to gaming in Tasmania. In particular, it represents an opportunity to review to what degree the gaming market model benefits the Tasmanian economy and society and to what degree it is consistent with a ‘health-in-all policies’ approach to public policy.