Tasmanian Government launches small grants program for primary healthcare providers
Posted on April 6, 2020
Tasmanian general practices and community pharmacies can now apply for one-off grant funding of up to $10,000 for equipment, minor capital works and ICT, workforce and other items to support continued delivery of primary health services during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Health Minister Sarah Courtney announced the new small grants program at a media conference on 3 April.
“Our aim is to get these out the door to support these people that are supporting our community,” Ms Courtney told reporters.
Applications for funding need to identify expenditure to support continued delivery of primary health services during the COVID-19 pandemic. This includes the following categories:
- equipment including general and personal protective equipment
- infrastructure including minor capital works and Information and Communications Technology (ICT)
- workforce including training, additional staffing support, specialist expertise, security staffing
- other – items must be specified and must be related to continuation of delivery of primary health services during COVID-19 pandemic.
For more information about how to apply, click here.