Healthy Tasmania | Driving collaboration to inspire community solutions 

 

At Healthy Tasmania, we work with our partners on a wide range of projects to improve the individual, social and economic health of our communities.  

 

We like to call ourselves community organisers. We connect people and groups with similar goals to more efficiently and effectively solve a problem; we are the glue!

In doing this, we are changing the way people work in the health and community sector, to make sure the right problems are solved by the right people at the right time.

 

Our motivation is to make communities thrive.

 

Click through and have a read about what we do.

 

WHAT WE DO

 

 

WHAT WE'VE BEEN UP TO

Healthy Performance

Coaches, Parents or Young Athletes - tune in!

Do you or someone close to you lack the capacity to undertake specific strength and conditioning training to enhance their game? We are pleased to be offering ‘Healthy Performance’, a strength and conditioning program designed specifically for players who wish to take their performance from ‘good’ to ‘elite’ or need support to make gym-based training work for them.

Work is Mental: Young people

Lilly's story

Lilly's story is an incredible way to learn about the day-to-day of what it's like trying to hold down a job while living with mental ill health; what makes it hard, what the stigma is like and some practical solutions that worked for her - an important watch for employers, families and those people trying to get and keep a job while living with mental ill health.

Work is Mental - FREE community mental health forums

See the flyer with all the details (on behalf of project partners CVGT)

Are you dealing with mental health issues and struggling to get a job or keep a job? Perhaps you're an employer who wants to better support your employees? Be part of a unique workshop series that aims to connect job seekers, employees and employers with the support they need to stop mental health difficulties getting in the way of a successful working life and thriving workplaces.

Active Launceston 2018-2019 Spring-Summer programs

Click here for FOUR FREE programs

Active Launceston is a community driven partnership with the vision of improving the health and wellbeing of the Launceston community through physical activity. Active Launceston’s mission is to mobilise the community to increase their participation in physical activity by; filling gaps in provision, creating pathways, reducing barriers and targeting those with the highest need. For more information on any of the initiatives listed below please visit www.activelaunceston.com.au

Healthy Hobart 2018-2019 Spring Summer Program

Healthy Hobart offers 29 FREE sessions all happening in Hobart’s parks and facilities including Yoga, Orienteering, Petanque/Boules, Badminton, Kite Flying, Tai Chi and the brand new Healthy Kids: Active Play sessions. The program all begins with a 1hr yoga session starting on Tuesday the 30th October 5.45pm at St David’s Park.

Storytelling for change: Speaking, mentoring, training

Steve Jobs once said "The most powerful person in the world is The Storyteller" yet most people and organisations have work to do if they are to step into this power. Don't worry, we got you covered! We've designed a suite of workshops, keynotes and mentoring programs to help you or your organisation understand, then harness the science of storytelling.  You'll learn to build community buy-in, influence decision makers and create real and lasting change in your community and organisation. We'll teach you how to find your authentic voice, understand your audience and confidently present what you know in a way that makes other people take notice and take action. Whether you need to better communicate in the media, with stakeholders, the boarder community or in one on one meetings, we teach storytelling skills that will make sure your message is accurate, heard and remembered. 

Expressions of Interest

So, we hear you're keen to help Tasmanians improve their health, social and economic outcomes? Us too! This is a call for Expression of Interest to be listed on our register of Brilliant People. We work with a whole range of people from allied health professionals to nutritionists to storytellers to consultants. If you're someone who helps others live better lives, we probably want you in ours.  If you're a good fit, we may call on you to provide sessions for the various programs we manage. It's a triple threat opportunity: You get paid, you get to promote what you do, and you can pull in new clients (see, it's brilliant).

Healthy Shed

Nothing like fixing up a shed eh? We’re taking our tools to Ravenswood to ‘activate’ the recently established Men’s and Community Shed (MACS). Through Healthy Shed we will support the group to reduce unhealthy habits like inactivity, smoking and food choices, plus we’ll focus on their connection to mental health. 

This Project was funded by the Healthy Tasmania Community Innovations Grants through the Tasmanian Government.

See the program's evaluation report here and the infographic here.

Register for our programs here

If you're thinking about going along to any of the programs we are invovled with (such as Healthy Hobart) you can register right NOW just by click through here. Then when you turn up to a session, just tell us your name and WHAM you're in! You can also do this via our app called "I'm in by Healthy Tasmania" which is just as easy and means you will have a little bit of us with you all the time, gently reminding you to be as healthy as you can be everytime you look at your phone... oh, how nice! You can find out all the details about the app just below (or on the next page).

App: 'I'm in' by Healthy Tasmania

We've got an app - we're really 'appy with it! We've upgraded from paper registration forms to an app, providing a one off, quick and easy way for you to sign up to any of the programs we run.  We're in the process of making it even better with a new update coming soon. You can download the "I'm in by Healthy Tasmania" app from the App store or Google Play store, fill out your details and 'you're in'! Full instructions here. 

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