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Latest health needs assessment report

Primary Health Tasmania’s latest health needs assessment report (for 2022-25) is now available. Developed by our data team – including public health physicians, epidemiologists, researchers and statisticians – the report provides a snapshot of Tasmanian health trends by noting areas of improvement, as well as those that continue to pose a challenge to the wellbeing…

New youth mental health funding for Tasmania

Primary Health Tasmania welcomes the announcement of new Australian Government funding to establish the first dedicated early psychosis service for young Tasmanians. The funding will flow to Primary Health Tasmania to commission this service under the Primary Health Networks Program. Psychosis is a condition where people may experience a range of symptoms including false beliefs,…

Ulverstone trials free mental health support program

Adults living in the Ulverstone area now have access to a free digital mental health support program as part of a pilot that aims to test new ways of engaging people with health and wellbeing coaching. Tasmanian-based organisation Healthy Business is delivering the HealthCi program to adults living within the postcode of 7315 under the…

Launceston Head to Health opens its doors

Adults in the Launceston area will have better access to mental health support from Monday 24 January with the opening of the innovative new Launceston Head to Health centre. An initial range of services will be available from an interim site on Paterson Street, with a full suite to be offered when the centre moves…

*NOW CLOSED* Latest career opportunities

Primary Health Tasmania is currently seeking applications for: Health Program Leads (Hobart, Launceston, or Ulverstone) a Program Management Coordinator (Hobart, Launceston, or Ulverstone). To find out more, click here.

Finding the right staff for the Tasmanian mental health sector

Tom Ryan began his journey from Newcastle, England, to Burnie, Tasmania, with the click of a link. The link had been shared in a Facebook group for international social workers seeking to migrate to Australia. The person who shared it was Daisy Grodzki, a Dutch mental health clinician who made the move to Tasmania‚Äôs north…