Community Networks

Communities are diverse and have a range of networks and resources to assist individuals and groups. Impact Communities will work with community organisations, groups, individuals and families so they are equipped and supported to realise their potential and achieve their goals.

  • PHT (Primary Health Tas)

    Primary Health Tasmania is a non-government, not-for-profit organisation working to connect care and keep Tasmanians well and out of hospital. Their activities are designed to meet the identified needs of local communities and priority population groups across the spectrum of primary care.

  • MHIS (Mental Health in Schools)

    Principals Australia Institute hosts the Tasmanian Mental Health in Schools reference group. Representatives in the fields of education, youth wellbeing and mental health meet quarterly to support and inform a locally relevant implementation of Kids Matters and Mind Matters programs in Tasmania.

  • RAFT (Real Action Forward Thinking)

    Derwent Valley Real Action Forward Thinking has been an initiative of the Derwent Valley council since 2005 and is an over-arching supporting body to assist with co-ordinated delivery of youth programs in the Derwent Valley. Derwent Valley RAFT convenes networking opportunities and information sharing for youth service providers and stakeholders through the operation of regular Derwent Valley RAFT Forum meetings, with the focus of delivering ‘action-outcomes’.

  • Brighton Alive

    Brighton Alive is a collective of organisations and individuals that supports, connects and enhances the lives of all people in the Brighton LGA through sharing information, facilitating the coordination of services, developing partnerships and pursuing opportunities.

  • YAP (Youth Action Priorities)

    YAP is southern Tasmania’s youth sector network and comprises over ninety members and is convened by the City of Hobart. YAP identifies issues that impact on young people, takes responsibility for those issues, raises them at appropriate forums and also develops working parties to address these issues first hand.

  • YANG (Youth Action Network Glenorchy)

    The Youth Action Network Glenorchy group was established as a response to an identified need to improve co-ordination and networking of youth services for young people in the Glenorchy Local Government area.

  • Can Do Community

    Can Do Community is collective impact initiative in the City of Glenorchy that seeks to engage, empower and enable communities by providing opportunities for positive personal, social and cultural change.  At its core is the inclusion and valuing of community members as the eventual drivers and owners of the concept.

    Glenorchy City Council’s Can Do Community Family Violence Initiative collaborates to develop and promote a program of activities across the Glenorchy Local Government Area to work towards a reduction in family violence.

  • Community2Sea

    Community2Sea is an educational kayak and boat building project based in New Norfolk, Tasmania. Community2Sea aims to greatly increase the numbers of young people in the Derwent Valley using the waterways for health and wellbeing outcomes.

  • Community Blitz

    Community Blitz is a collective of organisations and individuals, who support, connect and enhance the lives of all people in our Brighton Municipality. Community Blitz aims to build community skills by equipping individuals with learning opportunities, whilst participating in their community.

  • CDERG (Community Development and Engagement Group

    The Community Development and Engagement Group of Centacare Evolve Housing is a regular opportunity for tenants to contribute to the housing and community environment of Bridgewater.

  • Waterbridge

    The Waterbridge Food Co-op is a community food project. Their mission is to make healthy food more affordable and accessible through a number of food-related initiatives, including growing food in the Waterbridge communitygardens, cooking harvested food in their community cooking group  ‘Chefs at Home‘ and the catering group ‘Fast Foodies‘ and selling fresh fruit and vegetables, healthy frozen meals and home-made chutneys, relishes and jams in their community pantry.