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Sharing insights from the Tasmanian suicide prevention trial

Please be aware this story contains reference to suicide, which might be distressing for some, particularly those with lived experience. If you need help or would like to talk to someone, please call Lifeline on 13 11 14 or the Suicide Call Back Service on 1300 659 467. Key participants in the Tasmanian component of…

Mental health community connection grants

Primary Health Tasmania was proud to collaborate with the Mental Health Council of Tasmania on a grants program to help community organisations across the state encourage Tasmanians to get out and about and reconnect with their community following the interruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. A total of 35 organisations received grants under the Australian…

Booking a COVID-19 vaccination

Tasmanians are urged to be patient as the COVID-19 vaccination program is gradually rolled out. All eligible Tasmanians will have the opportunity to be vaccinated in coming months, starting with the elderly and other vulnerable people and frontline healthcare workers. To see when you or a loved one can get your vaccination, go to the…

Seeking new members for our Clinical and Community Advisory Councils

Primary Health Tasmania is seeking to fill four positions on both our Clinical and Community Advisory Councils. The councils are a vital part of the organisation. They support the Board and provide informed professional and local perspectives on how to improve Tasmania’s health system and the unique health needs of our local communities. On the…

Burnie community celebrates launch of new headspace satellite

Community members passionate about providing high-quality mental health support to young Tasmanians came together on 10 March to celebrate the opening of Burnie’s new headspace satellite service. headspace Burnie staff and youth volunteers joined with community organisations, healthcare providers, and members of local government to recognise the milestone at a launch event at the Mount…

Career opportunity: Advisor – contract management

Primary Health Tasmania is seeking a new addition to our contract management team. We are presently seeking a full-time advisor – contract management to join either our Hobart, Launceston, or Ulverstone office on a permanent basis. Applications close 5:00pm on Monday 22 February. Click here to find out more, including the position description