Migrant Resource Centre Tasmania: Aged Care Navigator

cameron@tascoss.org.au

The Migrant Resource Centre Tasmania Aged Care Navigator is a free service that helps multicultural older people and their families to understand what services and support is available through the Australian Government (My Aged Care). Assistance is offered statewide from our Glenorchy and Launceston offices.

Doing Nothing Does Harm and Do Something: 16 Days, 16 Ways Campaign

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From 25 November to 10 December, Our Watch will be promoting: the Doing Nothing Does Harm campaign and the message Do Something: 16 Days in 16 Ways. The message focuses on how to ‘do something’ online. Highlighting sexism and disrespect that happens online (e.g. on social media, in the comment section of an online article or in a group chat) and providing examples on how to ‘do something’ online (dislike the comment, direct message someone to show your support or reply in a group chat and call out disrespectful behaviour).

ASIC ‘Buy Now, Pay Later’ Report

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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.

Productivity Commission Inquiry Report into Mental Health

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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.

Witness Intermediary — Pilot Intermediary Scheme

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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.

Positions Vacant: Family Planning Tasmania Chair and Board Directors

Beng Poh

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.

Position Vacant: Engender Equality Board Member

cameron@tascoss.org.au

Do you have a passion for gender equality, family violence, governance and administration? Engender Equality is looking for a passionate and self-motivated person with spectacular administration skills to work alongside the CEO and support the governance board.

Position Vacant: Educator with the Drug Education Network

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The Drug Education Network (DEN) is seeking an experienced and skilled Educator to join our creative and talented team. DEN is committed to supporting inclusion and diversity. The Educator with the DEN will provide a range of health promotion, prevention, and early intervention education initiatives aimed at reducing the harm associated with alcohol, tobacco and other drug (ATOD) use across Tasmania.

Position Vacant: MHFFTas Advocacy Project Officer

Beng Poh

Mental Health Families and Friends Tasmania (MHFFTas) is seeking expressions of interest for an Advocacy Project Officer. The position is full-time for a two year period.