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New headspace Launceston site boosts local support

Young people living in northern Tasmania are enjoying better access to free mental health support following the relocation of headspace Launceston to new, larger premises. Australian Government funding provided through Primary Health Tasmania (Tasmania PHN) has seen the centre move to a new site which almost doubles the area available for support activities. The new…

New resource: Snapshot of priority populations

We have produced a new resource giving an overview of health data and information related to priority population groups. Our Snapshot of Priority Populations in Tasmania has a page of health data and information on each of the following groups of people, who sometimes have different health needs to the rest of the population: Click…

Wellbeing and resilience grants *NOW CLOSED*

The Mental Health Council of Tasmania, in partnership with Primary Health Tasmania, has opened a supplementary round of grants to support community wellbeing and resilience across the north and north west of Tasmania. The Australian Department of Health and Aged Care has made funding available to support disaster-affected communities in these regions. Local community not-for-profit…

Tasmanian asthma survey results

Asthma Australia has released the results of its Tasmanian Asthma Discovery Survey, which give an indication of what life is like for Tasmanians who have asthma. The survey found a mismatch between what people know about their asthma, what they do to manage it, and the best possible health and wellbeing outcomes. Challenges accessing timely,…

Provider selected for new youth mental health services

Experienced mental health service provider EACH has been selected as the lead agency to deliver two new headspace youth mental health services in Tasmania. Primary Health Tasmania (Tasmania PHN) is overseeing the establishment of a statewide youth early psychosis service and a new headspace centre on Hobart’s eastern shore, and announced on 7 March it…