Member & Community Calendar

July 22, 20199:30 am / 4:30 pm

Flourish Course in Consumer Leadership (North & North-West)

Launceston Conference Centre
50 Glen Dhu Street | South Launceston | TAS 7249
Training

    This three-day training course is designed for mental health consumers to become a consumer representative or to improve upon their existing consumer representative skills. Flourish, Tasmania’s mental health consumer voice, will provide mentoring and support for graduates to become paid ‘consumer reps’.

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    July 22, 2019

    Mental Health Week 2019 Small Grants Program

    (03) 6224 9222 Awards and Grants
    • Email for more information

      cdelpero@mhct.org

    http://www.mhct.org/mentalhealthweek

    We are pleased to announce that the 2019 Mental Health Week Small Grant Round is now open! The theme for 2019 is Mental Health: We all have a role to play. 

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    July 23, 20199:30 am / 4:30 pm

    Flourish Course in Consumer Leadership (North & North-West)

    Launceston Conference Centre
    50 Glen Dhu Street | South Launceston | TAS 7249
    Training

      This three-day training course is designed for mental health consumers to become a consumer representative or to improve upon their existing consumer representative skills. Flourish, Tasmania’s mental health consumer voice, will provide mentoring and support for graduates to become paid ‘consumer reps’.

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      July 23, 201911:00 am / 1:00 pm

      Consultation on Standards for Primary Health Care (Launceston)

      Harcourts Launceston Training Room
      112-114 George Street, Launceston, TAS, 7250
      Events

        Health Consumers Tasmania is assisting the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care to deliver this consultation session about setting standards for Primary Health Care.

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        July 24, 201912:00 pm / 2:00 pm

        Consultation on Standards for Primary Health Care (Hobart)

        The Heart Foundation
        1/89 Brisbane Street, Hobart, TAS, 7000
        Events

          Health Consumers Tasmania is assisting the Australian Commission on Safety and Quality in Health Care to deliver this consultation session about setting standards for Primary Health Care.

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          July 25, 201910:00 am / 12:00 pm

          Conversations with Statewide Mental Health Services Staff (Hobart)

          Mental Health Carers Tasmania
          Ground Floor, 2 Terry St Glenorchy 7010
          6228 7448 Events
          • Email for more information

            admin@mentalhealthcarerstas.org.au

          https://mentalhealthcarerstas.org.au/conversations-with-statewide-mental-health-services-staff-hobart-25th-july/

          An NDIS information session for carers of someone who has mental ill health. In addition to learning more about the NDIS these conversations are also a great opportunity for you to share your experience as a mental health carer with staff from Mental Health and Alcohol and Drug Services, to ask questions about state government mental health services; and to give feedback on carer inclusive service delivery.

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          July 25, 201912:00 pm / 1:00 pm

          Development of a Peer Workforce Strategy for Tasmania — Discussion Forum

          Mental Health Carers Tasmania
          Ground Floor, 2 Terry St Glenorchy 7010
          6228 7448 Events
          • Email for more information

            Project.Officer@mentalhealthcarerstas.org.au

          https://mentalhealthcarerstas.org.au/have-your-say-on-lived-experience-as-part-of-the-mental-health-workforce/

          Mental Health Carers Tasmania is holding a discussion forum to gather the thoughts of mental health family, friends and carers on the development of a Peer Workforce Strategy. You are invited to attend a discussion forum to have your say on how the peer workforce can be developed to make a real difference to your experience of our mental health system.

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          July 26, 201910:00 am / 3:00 pm

          Writing Clearly – Health Literacy Workshop

          BUPA Building, Level 5, Computer Training Room
          25 Argyle Street, Hobart
          Training

            In this interactive workshop for community and health care workers you will review or develop a resource (e.g. flyer, pamphlet or brochure) that you bring to the workshop, explore what makes documents easier to read, such as layout, font size, language and readability, and learn about resources and support available.

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            July 26, 20195:00 pm

            Position Vacant: Migrant Resource Centre Tasmania Counsellor (Launceston)

            Expressions of Interest

              This role is responsible for the delivery of counselling and related support to clients eligible for support under the Program of Assistance for Survivors of Torture and Trauma (PASTT). The position services clients who have entered Australia recently (including asylum seekers) as well as those who have resided longer.

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              July 28, 201912:00 am

              Human Services Dashboard (March Quarter)

              Notices

                The latest Communities Tasmania dashboard from the March quarter has been released. The Human Services Dashboard provides headline indicators and supporting statistics, including those previously presented in Your Human Services Progress Chart.

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                July 28, 201912:00 am

                Position Vacant: Digital Communications Officer

                Expressions of Interest

                  ACOSS is partnering with Democracy in Colour to offer an exciting opportunity for an emerging campaigner of colour to join the ACOSS team in an ongoing role as our Digital Communications Officer and to take part in the People of Colour Placement Program.

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                  July 30, 201911:00 am / 12:00 pm

                  Child Safety Webinar

                  Training

                    In this webinar, Dr Cathy Kezelman AM will discuss the types, prevalence and impacts of childhood trauma and the need for comprehensive implementation trauma-informed practice, with a particular focus on organisations which engage with vulnerable children or adult survivors.

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                    July 31, 201912:00 am

                    Mission Australia’s Youth Survey 2019

                    Online Calls for Input

                      Mission Australia’s Youth Survey 2019 is open. To celebrate the 18th birthday of Mission Australia’s annual Youth Survey, we’re encouraging thousands of young people aged 15-19 across Australia to ‘come to the party’ and have a say in Youth Survey 2019.

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                      July 31, 201912:00 am

                      Australian of the Year Awards

                      Awards and Grants

                        January 2020 will mark the 60th anniversary of the Australian of the Year Awards, honouring and celebrating great Australians from all walks of life. Nominations for the 2020 Australian of the Year Awards are now open and we need your help to ensure our nation’s best continue to receive the recognition they deserve.

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                        July 31, 2019

                        Call for Input: Development of a Peer Workforce Strategy for Tasmania Survey

                        (03) 6228 7448 Calls for Input
                        • Email for more information

                          Project.Officer@mentalhealthcarerstas.org.au

                        https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/RHXVFD9

                        Mental Health Carers Tasmania is gathering the thoughts of mental health family, friends and carers to make sure the peer workforce is developed to make a real difference to your experience of our mental health system. You are invited to have your say and go in the running to win a $100 gift card!*

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                        July 31, 20198:30 am / 4:30 pm

                        Tasmanian Fundraising Forum 2019

                        Hadley’s Orient Hotel
                        34 Murray Street, Hobart, Tasmania 7000 Australia
                        Notices

                          Join us for the inaugural Tasmanian Fundraising Forum 2019 on Friday 20 September. This is a fantastic opportunity for Tasmanian fundraisers to hear from some of Australia’s top fundraisers without having to leave the State.

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                          August 2, 201912:00 am

                          Aurora Energy Your Energy Support (YES) Program

                          Notices

                            Aurora Energy’s Hardship Policy provides the framework to identify vulnerable customers. The Your Energy Support (YES) Program gives residential customer experiencing financial difficulties the ability to take control of their energy usage and bill.

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                            August 2, 201912:00 am

                            Get Online Week Event Grants: Round Two Applications

                            Awards and Grants

                              Get Online Week Event grants are one-off $1,500 grants available to all Be Connected Network Partners to host an event during Get Online Week (14 - 20 October 2019) to promote your organisation and reach new people in your community.

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                              August 7, 2019

                              AASW Conference 2019: Challenging Inequality

                              Events

                                Over two days, the AASW Conference 2019 will feature high quality speakers, forums for discussion and presentations on key issues impacting vulnerable members of our community and the current policy and service system environments.

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                                August 7, 201912:00 pm / 2:00 pm

                                Rehabilitation and Geriatric Evaluation and Management (Hobart)

                                The Heart Foundation
                                1/89 Brisbane Street, Hobart, TAS, 7000
                                Calls for Input

                                  Health Consumers Tasmania is using its next 'open meeting' in Hobart to facilitate conversation about Rehabilitation and Geriatric Evaluation and Management. Current and previous patients, carers and community advocates are invited to attend.

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                                  August 13, 20198:30 am / 5:00 pm

                                  Healthy Tasmania Community Forum

                                  Events

                                    The Department of Health is hosting a Healthy Tasmania Community Forum for individuals and organisations involved in improving health and wellbeing in their community.

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                                    August 16, 2019

                                    Office Space for Let (Derwent Park)

                                    Neighbourhood Houses Tasmania
                                    16B Elmsleigh Road, Derwent Park TAS 7009
                                    0407 499 973 Notices
                                    • Email for more information

                                      ceo@nht.org.au

                                    Neighbourhood Houses Tasmania (NHT) has office spaces available at their Hub in Derwent Park. Office space includes parking, access to all amenities and discounted rates on training/meeting rooms. Shared expenses (such as telephone, internet and photocopying/printing) are negotiable.

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                                    August 22, 201910:00 am

                                    Live Well, Live Long — Pathways to Change

                                    Glenorchy Health Centre
                                    404-408 Main Road | Glenorchy 7010
                                    Training

                                      There are still spaces left for the final program of 2019 — Live Well, Live Long — Pathways to Change in Glenorchy starting 22 August. These free sessions explore a range of topics, and some people who attended the sessions have made positive lifestyle changes already.

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                                      August 25, 201912:00 am

                                      Palliative Care Tasmania 2019 Scheduled Education Sessions (South, North & North-West)

                                      Training

                                        In 2019 Palliative Care Tasmania have changed the format of their education sessions to make them more accessible. The session topics align with TAFE and other RTOs offering palliative care training as part of nursing and aged care courses.

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