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Position available at Primary Health Tasmania *NOW CLOSED*

Primary Health Tasmania is advertising to fill a role within our organisation. We are searching for: a health sector improvement coordinator, which is really an experienced professional who can work as part of the Sector Improvement and Innovation team as a significant contributor to engaging and collaborating with health sector stakeholders and partners to influence…

COVID-19: Supporting ongoing delivery of alcohol and other drug services

Primary Health Tasmania has partnered with the Tasmanian Government on a capacity-building funding package to support continuity of alcohol and other drug services during the coronavirus pandemic. A total of $235,000 in Australian and Tasmanian government funding is available through the Alcohol, Tobacco and other Drugs Council (ATDC) Tasmania to help local community-based organisations respond…

May 2020 issue of Primary Health Matters magazine out now

The latest edition of Primary Health Tasmania’s twice-yearly magazine, Primary Health Matters, is out online now. In this edition, we feature stories about: work by our commissioned providers in alcohol and other drug support, mental health and wellbeing, aged care, provider support, and more what advice a GP heading into partial retirement has for one…

Tasmania’s four GP-led respiratory clinics now open

Primary Health Tasmania has supported the establishment of four GP-led respiratory clinics across Tasmania as part of our role in the Australian Government’s response to the coronavirus pandemic. The clinics — located in Devonport, St Helens, Launceston and Hobart — are now open to see, test, and treat the 80 per cent of people with…

Applications open for community access to video conferencing grants

Primary Health Tasmania invites local non-profit groups, clubs and community organisations to apply for a small grant to stay in touch via video-conferencing. As part of our coronavirus response, we are offering small grants for community groups to support them to continue engaging via video-conferencing. You could use video conferencing to: continue your regular activities…

Grants of up to $20,000 now available for eligible community-managed mental health and alcohol and other drug organisations

Community-managed mental health and alcohol and other drug organisations have a week to apply for grant funding drawn from $450,000 pledged by the Tasmanian Government to support the sectors during the coronavirus emergency response. The Community Managed Mental Health and Alcohol and Other Drug Sector COVID-19 Technology Fund will support organisations within these sectors to…