Exciting opportunity for a person with disability to lead a new organisation. We are strengthening and promoting the individual and collective voices of Tasmanians with disability.
Elder Abuse Action Australia (EAAA) requires a Project Manager who will be primarily responsible for the execution of key contract deliverables including stakeholder engagement/community development, operational and governance activities and reporting. This role will be a part-time consultant (four days a week) until June 2021 with the option of a 12 month extension.
The Annual General Meeting of the Launceston Women’s Shelter will be held on Thursday 24 September 2020. General business includes: confirming the 2019 AGM minutes, receive board and worker reports, election of Board Member; and appointment of an auditor for year end 30 June 2021.
National rent and power relief loans are now available. These are available for loans of up to $3,000 and involve no interest, no fees and can be repaid over 24 months.
This Now You Have Heard Us, What Will You Do? booklet, released by the ACT Children and Young People’s Commissioner and the Family Safety Hub, contains the stories of 70 young people who have lived with family and domestic violence. The young people stories tell us what they found helpful, what they didn’t find helpful and what needs to change.
A Guide to Sentencing in Tasmania provides an accessible source of information for Tasmanians on all aspects of sentencing in the Tasmanian Courts. It describes who is responsible for sentencing, in which courts sentencing happens (the Supreme Court, the Magistrates Court), the process leading to sentence, the range of sentences that can be imposed and how the courts decide which sentence to impose. It also describes the parole system and how a sentence can be changed on appeal by either the defence or prosecution.
Child Wise has developed a number of resources, including videos and fact sheets to help young people learn about the National Redress Scheme, as they may be eligible to apply when they turn 18. Resources have also been designed to assist parents, caregivers and professionals in supporting young people who may have experienced institutional child sexual abuse to access the Scheme.
COTA Tasmania’s Liveable Communities Toolkit has been updated to incorporate more learnings and advice. The Toolkit, first launched in 2015, provides local government and communities with information, ideas and resources to support Tasmanians of all ages, backgrounds and circumstances to live safe, respected and healthy lives in their communities.
The University of Tasmania provides a range of programs to support their domestic and international students including grants and vouchers for groceries and necessities, laptops and other resources to support their learning, financial assistance grants or flexibility and payment plans for course fees or accommodation.
The State Government’s Digital Ready for Daily Life program has created a handout Finding The Right Mobile Fit. Getting a new phone or mobile connection can be confusing and overwhelming, so this handout is designed to help people choose between the many different mobile phones and phone plans on the market.