Volunteer Grants 2010 successful organisations - Tasmania

 
Legal Name Provider Name Location Provider Postcode Total Funding Organisation Description

Aboriginal Land Council of Tasmania

Aboriginal Land Council of Tasmania

LAUNCESTON

7250

$4,379.00

The Aboriginal Land Council of Tasmania, located in Launceston, supports environmental projects within the region to benefit Aboriginal individuals and act in the interests of community reconciliation. The Council also provides education to young and unemployed aboriginal people, enabling them to learn new skills and gain employment.

Anglicare Tasmania Inc Hobart

Anglicare Tasmania Inc Hobart

HOBART

7001

$2,000.00

Anglicare Tasmania's COMPASS Youth Mentoring Program, located in Hobart, aims to promote social inclusion and support for young people who may be at risk or socially isolated, by providing positive role models and creating safe and accepting environments to which young people can belong. Through it's practices COMPASS Youth Mentoring Program encourages young people to become positive and more responsible members of their communities.

APEX Club of Devonport

APEX Club of Devonport

EAST DEVONPORT

7310

$1,497.00

The Apex Club of Devonport is a community service organisation that aspires to an improved quality of life for local residents. The Club is supported by dedicated volunteers who give their time to organise a diverse range of public activities and fundraising initiatives, encouraging community participation and the development of a more unified local region.

Athletics South

Athletics South

HOBART

7001

$3,130.00

Athletics South of Hobart provides a safe environment for community members to participate in track and field events. Volunteers organise recreational and competitive events that promote social inclusion and family involvement, and encourage participants to lead a healthy and active lifestyle.

Australian Peacemaker Veterans Association Tasmania

Australian Peacemaker Veterans Association Tasmania

NEW TOWN

7008

$4,000.00

The Australian Peacekeeper Peacemaker Veterans Association, located in New Town, provides welfare and assistance for retired and active Australian servicemen and servicewomen. Volunteer members of the Tasmanian branch provide a range of services to returned veterans that are based around ensuring psychological and physiological care and alleviating economic hardship.

Australian Institute of Advanced Motorists (Tas) Inc

Australian Institute of Advanced Motorists (Tas) Inc

GLENORCHY

7010

$4,830.00

The Australian Institute of Advanced Motorists aims to provide a safe environment for individuals and their families to network and participate in motor sport whilst encouraging social responsibility and community spirit.  The Glenorchy group conducts different seminars and courses ranging from safe driving to presentations to service clubs. Volunteers help to promote community involvement through the promotion of safe driving.

Beaconsfield Volunteer Ambulance Group

Beaconsfield Volunteer Ambulance Group

BEACONSFIELD

7270

$5,000.00

The Beaconsfield Volunteer Ambulance Group offers crucial emergency response services to the residents of the West Tamar region. The Group relies on volunteer participation from community members of many ages and backgrounds and is dedicated to enhancing public safety and saving lives through attendance at industrial and motor vehicle accidents and the implementation on educational programs in local schools.

Bellerive Bluff Land and Coastcare Group Inc

Bellerive Bluff Land and Coastcare Group Inc

BELLERIVE

7018

$1,499.00

Bellerive Bluff Land and Coastcare Group is an active and inclusive community group that aims to create community understanding and action in support of environmental projects within the region. The Group is active in promoting its work, providing education to the students and other community groups.

Boxing Tasmania Inc

Boxing Tasmania Inc

LINDISFARNE

7015

$5,000.00

Boxing Tasmania, based in Lindisfarne, provides the opportunity for people of all ages and backgrounds to participate in amateur boxing in a safe and controlled environment. The Organisation, supported by a group of volunteers, attracts men and women from diverse and disadvantaged backgrounds, allowing them to learn how to control their anger and behaviour whilst gaining fitness, respect and discipline. Members feel a part of a group that values social cohesion and community participation.

Boys Brigade Australia Pty Ltd

19th Hobart Boys Brigade

HOBART

7000

$2,392.00

The Boys' Brigade is a Christian organisation that encourages and nurtures boys to become effective leaders within their communities. The 19th Hobart Boys' Brigade encourages social responsibility by facilitating member involvement in various community projects and services.

Break O'Day Council

St Helens SES

ST HELENS

7216

$5,000.00

The State Emergency Service provides vital emergency and rescue response services to communities across Australia. The volunteers of the St Helens Unit plan for and respond to floods, fires and car accidents, and develop and implement prevention and preparedness activities. The Unit also provides support to other emergency services organisations in times of need.

Brighton Football Club Inc

Brighton Football Club Inc

PONTVILLE

7030

$4,500.00

Brighton Football Club of Pontville provides an avenue for children and adults to be physically active and lead a healthy lifestyle through participation in the sport of AFL. The Club is assisted by volunteers who are involved in various aspects of the sport and fosters social inclusion by encouraging children and adults of all abilities and backgrounds to participate both socially and competitively.

Cavaliers Basketball Club Inc

Cavaliers Basketball Club Inc

WARRANE

7018

$2,603.55

The Cavaliers Basketball Club provides a sense of belonging and a means of social interaction for members and their families. The Club assists in the physical and social development of players and promotes an active lifestyle and team spirit. Volunteers donate their time and energy to maintain the grounds, organise competitive events and encourage community members to get involved.

Circular Head Little Athletics Centre Inc

Circular Head Little Athletics Centre Inc

SMITHTON

7330

$1,884.50

Circular Head Little Athletics Centre provides athletic competition for local children of all ages, with an emphasis on fitness and fun. Volunteers actively participate in the organisation and run activities that promote the sport in the wider community.

Cygnet Bowls Club Inc

Cygnet Bowls Club Inc

CYGNET

7112

$1,014.00

The Cygnet Bowls Club provides a safe environment for members of all ages to participate in lawn bowls. Volunteers foster community spirit by hosting competitions and social events and encouraging participants to develop their abilities. The Club also functions as a community facility, providing a place for local groups to meet.

Cygnet Meals on Wheels Association of Tas Inc

Cygnet Meals on Wheels Association of Tas Inc

CYGNET

7112

$1,000.00

Cygnet Meals on Wheels Association of Tasmania is a community organisation that provides affordable nutritious meals to people in need, with the help of trained volunteers. The service provides opportunities for social interaction, enabling seniors in the community to continue to live at home, promoting social inclusion through regular contact between volunteers and clients.

Cystic Fibrosis Tasmania Inc

Cystic Fibrosis Tasmania Inc

BRIDPORT

7262

$3,750.00

Cystic Fibrosis Tasmania supports sufferers of Cystic Fibrosis and their extended families by providing them with information, counselling services, and emergency financial assistance. The volunteers of the organisation encourage Cystic Fibrosis sufferers to participate in mainstream community activities and to lead full and active lives.

Deloraine House Inc

Deloraine House Inc

DELORAINE

7304

$3,000.00

Deloraine House is a Neighbourhood House with a primary focus of building and strengthening community connections and access to resources for disadvantaged residents in the area. Volunteers help to deliver a wide range of services including community group gatherings that promote social cohesion and support community participation.

Deviot Community Association Inc

Deviot Community Association Inc

DEVIOT

7275

$3,839.00

The Deviot Community Association manages the community facility, providing a place for many community groups to meet. Volunteers contribute their time and energy to maintain the facility, enabling community participation in physical, social, educational and recreational activities.
 

Down Syndrome Association of Tasmania Inc

Down Syndrome Association of Tasmania Inc

DELORAINE

7304

$4,500.00

The Down Syndrome Association of Tasmania, based in Deloraine, aims to help families of children with Down Syndrome, and in particular, to help children to realise their full potential. The Association relies on dedicated volunteers to support people with Down Syndrome, their families and carers, by providing opportunities for growth and development.

Dunalley Neighbourhood House Inc

Dunalley Neighbourhood House Inc

DUNALLEY

7177

$1,000.00

Dunalley Tasman Neighbourhood House is a conduit for a wide range of community activities and programs that are facilitated within the Organisation. Services are delivered by a scope of agencies from government, industry and community groups to support individuals and families of all ages and backgrounds. Volunteers at the Organisation foster community unity by arranging initiatives such as playgroup for 0 - 5 year olds, parent support groups, community garden, op shop, community gyms, school holiday program and youth recreation program.

East Derwent Little Athletics Centre Inc

East Derwent Little Athletics Centre Inc

BRIDGEWATER

7030

$1,584.00

The East Derwent Little Athletics Centre provides athletic competition for local children of all ages with an emphasis on fitness and fun. Volunteers actively participate in the organisation, staging recreational and competitive events and promoting the sport to the wider community.

Eastcoast Regional Development Organisation Inc

Eastcoast Regional Development Organisation Inc

TRIABUNNA

7190

$4,369.00

The East Coast Regional Development Organisation aims to improve quality of life in the Glamorgan Spring Bay Municipality. The goals of the Organisation are focused through a community based creativity and enterprise centre that encourages young people and their families to develop new skills and confidence, and to form enduring support networks through participation in activities such as weekly art classes.

Fingal Valley Neighbourhood House Inc

Fingal Valley Neighbourhood House Inc

FINGAL

7214

$5,000.00

The Fingal Valley Neighbourhood House is a conduit for a wide range of community activities and programs that are facilitated within the House. Services are delivered by a scope of agencies from government, industry and community groups to support families, youth, children, the elderly, economically disadvantaged, ethnically diverse and Indigenous Australians. Volunteers at the House foster community unity by supporting people and families to achieve greater independence and increased social inclusion.

Flinders Island Show Society Inc

Flinders Island Show Society Inc

WHITEMARK

7255

$4,290.00

The Flinders Island Show Society of Whitemark conducts an annual agricultural show. The volunteers take on the roles as gate keepers, caterers, entertainment operators, stewards in livestock, arts and crafts and equestrian activities. The group promotes social inclusion by encouraging community attendance at the event.

Foster Carers Association of Tasmania

Foster Carers Association of Tasmania

HOBART

7004

$4,000.00

The Foster Carers Association of Tasmania residing in Hobart helps foster carers throughout Tasmania to meet and stay in touch with the latest news and information. The Association encourages foster carers to participate in training sessions and conferences in order to make informed decisions and maintain high standards of care.

Franklin House National Trust of Australia (Tasmania)

Franklin House National Trust of Australia (Tasmania) Youngtown

YOUNGTOWN

7249

$2,117.00

The Franklin House National Trust of Australia is committed to the exploration and preservation of national heritage. The volunteer run Trust maintains and administers a local heritage listed property, offering residents and visitors the opportunity to congregate and interact while learning about early Australian History. The venue also regularly hosts local community and welfare events and, through its tourist appeal, has become an important element in the region's economic viability .

Friends of Adventure Bay Inc

Friends of Adventure Bay Inc

ADVENTURE BAY, BRUNY ISLAND

7150

$3,490.00

Friends of Adventure Bay are an active and inclusive community group that aims to create a supportive culture for community understanding and action in support of environmental projects within the south-eastern region of Tasmania. The Group is active in promoting its work and providing education about environmental issues for the sake of the Bruney Island community.

Furneaux Landcare Inc

Furneaux Landcare Inc

WHITEMARK

7255

$1,375.00

The Furneaux Landcare Group is active and inclusive, and aims to cultivate community understanding in support of local environmental projects. The Group has engaged community members with various projects, such as weed management and bushfire awareness, and also acts as a social support network for families in rural areas.

Fusion Australia Ltd

Schools in Harmony

POATINA

7302

$5,000.00

Schools in Harmony aim to bring together primarily disadvantaged youths from all backgrounds. The program involves volunteers travelling with young people from all states and territories in Australia to Uluru, NT. Local indigenous groups, school and volunteer community groups organise a Cultural Festival at Yulara, including performing and visual arts projects to bring together the local and visiting communities to enjoy cultural experiences. Between 20 and 30 volunteers from Tasmania accompany school groups from the region annually to the Festival.

George Town Online Access Centre

George Town Online Access Centre

GEORGE TOWN

7253

$3,300.00

George Town Online Access Centre is community driven, providing free internet access and assistance in job seeking and education for local residents that are on low and fixed incomes. Volunteers promote lifelong learning and contribute to local initiatives that strengthen community capacity and provide an inclusive environment for people of all ages.

Girl Guides Tasmania

Devonport Girl Guides Support Group

DEVONPORT

7310

$3,410.00

Devonport Girl Guides Support Group provide an economical, regular, safe and extra curricular activity for girls up to the age of 18. At Girl Guides, volunteers ensure girls receive training in practical life skills such as team building, time management, decision-making and increased self-confidence. Participants are encouraged to become active in their local community and, in turn, contribute to the wider society.

Glamorgan Spring Bay SES

Glamorgan Spring Bay SES

SWANSEA

7190

$2,750.00

The State Emergency Service is a volunteer organisation that offers essential emergency services to communities across Australia. The Glamorgan Spring Bay Unit is part of this network, which plans for and responds to emergencies such as storms, floods, building collapses and road accidents, conducts search and rescue activities, and provides support to other emergency service organisations.

Go Highlands Inc

Go Highlands Inc

OUSE

7140

$3,000.00

Go Highlands is working towards establishing a strong and vibrant local community in and around Ouse. The Organisation liaises with local, state and federal governments to provide a range of vocational, educational, and social welfare services that improve the lives of participants and foster a more egalitarian and inclusive society.

Greater Esk Tourism Inc

Greater Esk Tourism Inc

GIPPS CREEK

7213

$2,950.00

Greater Esk Tourism is committed to promoting the beautiful and remote region of Gipps Creek to visitors, and to stimulating the economy through increased tourism. Community members volunteer their time and effort to run a Tourist and History Centre, offering a friendly and informative environment in which residents can congregate and tourists can obtain information on local services and activities.

Grenadiers Basketball Club Inc

Grenadiers Basketball Club Inc

BLACKMANS BAY

7052

$2,100.00

Grenadiers Basketball Club of Blackmans Bay provides an avenue for children to be physically active and lead a healthy lifestyle through participation in the sport of basketball. The Club is assisted by volunteers who are involved in various aspects of the sport and fosters social inclusion by encouraging children of all abilities and backgrounds to participate both socially and competitively.

Guides Tasmania George Town Guides

Silvermoon Guides George Town

GEORGE TOWN

7253

$1,270.00

The Silvermoon Guides of George Town provide an economical and safe avenue for girls to participate in recreational and instructional activity. Volunteers ensure that members receive training in practical life skills such as team building, time management and decision making, enabling them to contribute productively to society.

Hobart Chargers Basketball Club Inc

2010 Australian Under 14 Girls Club Championship Committee

WARRANE

7018

$4,220.00

The 2010 Australian Under 14 Girls Club Championship Committee offers the excitement of Basketball to community members of all ages and abilities in Hobart. The Committee organises training and competitive events and also administer a range of programs aimed at fostering local participation. The volunteer Committee advances social inclusion by providing a community spirited arena based on the love of the sport and the development of new skills for people of all ages.

Hobart Christian Centre Inc

Hobart Christian Centre Inc

RISDON

7016

$2,480.00

The Hobart Christian Centre of Risdon is predominantly focused on family and community welfare. The Centre provides practical aid and support to the community, working to foster social inclusion and strengthen community ties.

Hobart FM Incorporated

Hobart FM Incorporated

BELLERIVE

7018

$3,600.00

Hobart FM is a multicultural community radio station that seeks to entertain and inform residents of this culturally and linguistically diverse region. Volunteer announcers conduct programs in different languages and provide a sympathetic forum for local community organisations to disseminate information and muster support.

Hobart Northern Suburbs Rail Action Group Incorporated

Hobart Northern Suburbs Rail Action Group Incorporated

CLAREMONT

7011

$3,250.00

The Hobart Northern Suburbs Rail Action Group was formed to facilitate the establishment of the area's passenger rail service and preservation of the rail corridor for services between Hobart and Brighton. The Group is committed to improving public transport, facilitating economic development and maintaining freight-rail access to the capital. An important focus of the volunteer Group is to address social exclusion of those people who are in low socio-economic backgrounds who may not have access to the rail system.

Huon Valley Respite Care Centre Inc

Huon Valley Respite Care Centre Inc

CYGNET

7112

$3,398.00

Huon Valley Respite Care Centre, located in Cygnet, provides respite to carers who need time out from caring for challenged individuals. The Centre's volunteers work to provide support and assistance to individuals to enable them to achieve a level of independence without around-the-clock support or financial assistance from a carer. Respite and health-oriented programs improve the individual's capacity to remain outside of institutional care and enjoy autonomy within the community.

Inglis Pony Club Incorporated

Inglis Pony Club Incorporated

WYNYARD

7325

$2,200.00

The Inglis Pony Club encourages participation in equine sport in a safe and supportive environment. Club activities foster community spirit and provide people in local and surrounding areas with the opportunity for social interaction.

Inner Wheel Australia Inc - A80 District Committee Inc

Inner Wheel Australia Inc - A80 District Committee Inc

SOUTH HOBART

7004

$1,000.00

The Inner Wheel Australia in South Hobart is predominately a volunteer service organisation closely aligned with Rotary and raises funds for local, national and international charities. The Organisation's main focus is to raise funds for cord blood research by selling merchandise and food during fundraising activities. In addition, it also raises money for other charities including Ronald McDonald House and the Leukaemia Foundation.

Isolated Children Parents Association of Tasmania Inc

Isolated Children Parents Association of Tasmania Inc

WOODBURY

7120

$4,400.00

The Isolated Children Parents Association of Tasmania, located in Woodbury, is a volunteer run organisation that is dedicated to ensuring all rural and remote students have access to quality education. Based in Woodbury, the organisation assists by providing programs such as education allowances, travel assistance, and distance education which promotes social inclusion.

Italian Day Centre Launceston

Italian Day Centre Launceston

LAUNCESTON

7250

$1,460.00

The Italian Day Centre, based in Launceston, is a care centre for Italian seniors. The Centre provides them with meals and social activities. Volunteers work tirelessly to provide a support network and arrange activities in order to promote social inclusion for seniors at the Centre.

King Island Council

Phoenix Community House

CURRIE

7256

$2,728.80

The Phoenix Community House of Currie offers a safe and welcoming environment in which residents of King Island can interact socially and acquire new skills. Volunteers at the house provide a range of community services including Adult Literacy programs, new parent groups, entertaining and informing participants and establishing a more functional and productive society.

King Island Regional Development Organisation Inc

King Island Regional Development Organisation Inc

CURRIE KING ISLAND

7256

$1,299.00

The King Island Regional Development Organisation provides the community with access to a range of facilities and services. These facilities include the King Island Online Access Centre, Broadband for seniors Kiosk, training and room facilities. The volunteers provide a range of services to the community including English and scrap booking classes which helps to promote social inclusion through participation.

Kingborough Community Garden and Shed Group Inc

Kingborough Community Garden and Shed Group Inc

KINGSTON

7050

$4,500.00

The Kingborough Community Garden and Shed Group runs a community based workshop and garden area that is available for public use. The Group allows people to meet to pursue a hobby or grow fruit and vegetables, and provides a supportive environment for people to pass on knowledge and skills, the act of which promotes community togetherness and social inclusion.

Launceston Community FM Group Inc

Launceston Community FM Group Inc

LAUNCESTON

7250

$4,965.00

Launceston Community FM Group is a community radio station that is run entirely by volunteers.  The group encourages a diverse range of volunteer participation, including school groups, young people, and multicultural community groups.  The programs aired cover a variety of topics and provide local groups with an opportunity to entertain listeners while offering information on relevant community issues.

Lenah Valley Community Association

Lenah Valley Community Association

LENAH VALLEY

7008

$2,970.00

The Lenah Valley Community Association runs Lenah Links, a program aimed at revitalising a disused orchard. The orchard has become a community garden, providing people with the opportunity to learn sustainable, environmentally-friendly gardening practices in a communal space. The garden also provides opportunities for the community to learn about food production and processing while providing a source of locally-grown fruit and vegetables.

Lia Pootah Aboriginal Corporation

Manuta Tunapee Puggaluggalia Historical and Cultural Association

RISDON VALE

7016

$1,150.00

The volunteers of the Manuta Tunapee Puggaluggalia Historical and Cultural Association work hard to document and expand on the unique Aboriginal heritage and history of Tasmania. The Association is an indispensable resource for those wishing to undertake research and is vital in the preservation of this important aspect of Indigenous Australian culture.

Lilydale Bowls Club Inc

Lilydale Bowls Club Inc

LILYDALE

7268

$4,500.00

The Lilydale Bowls Club provides an avenue for children to be physically active and lead a healthy lifestyle through participation in the sport of lawn bowls. The Club is assisted by volunteers who are involved in various aspects of the sport, and fosters social inclusion by encouraging players of all abilities and backgrounds to participate both socially and competitively.

Lilydale District Pony Club Inc

Lilydale District Pony Club Inc

PIPERS RIVER

7252

$3,650.00

The Lilydale District Pony Club encourages participation in equestrian sport in a safe and supportive environment. Activities of the Club foster community spirit and provide people in local and surrounding areas with opportunities for social interaction.

Lions Club City of Launceston Inc

Lions Club City of Launceston Inc

LAUNCESTON

7250

$3,359.65

Lions International is a global service organisation of volunteers that develop, promote and assist in a range of projects to help local communities, fostering social participation and integration. The City of Launceston Lions Club improves quality of life in the community through various activities, such as sponsoring scholarships and organising social events for aged care residents.

Lions Club of Bridport Inc

Lions Club of Bridport Inc

BRIDPORT

7262

$1,900.00

The Bridport Lions Club endeavours to support disadvantaged individuals and families, and improve local quality of life through fundraising and fellowship. The Club takes an active interest in the cultural and social welfare of the Northern Tasmanian region, organising various recreational events and actively recruiting civic minded volunteers to serve the local community.

Lions Club of Penguin Inc

Lions Club of Penguin Inc

PENGUIN

7316

$2,000.00

Lions International is a global service organisation of volunteers that develop, promote and assist in a range of projects to help local communities, fostering social participation and integration. The Lions Club of Penguin improves quality of life in the community through various activities, such as fundraising for local schools.

Lions Club of Rocky Cape Inc

Lions Club of Rocky Cape Inc

ROCKY CAPE

7321

$4,273.00

Lions International is a global service organisation of volunteers that develop, promote and assist in a range of projects to help local communities, fostering social participation and integration. The Lions Club of Rocky Cape at Montumana improves quality of life in the community through various activities, such as fundraising for local causes.

Lions Club of Spring Bay

Lions Club of Spring Bay

TRIABUNNA

7190

$4,100.00

Lions International is a global service organisation of volunteers that develops and implements a range of projects to improve communities and foster social integration. The volunteers of the Spring Bay Lions Club help to improve quality of life in the local region by hosting recreational activities and organising fundraising initiatives for those affected by adversity.

Lions Club of St Helens Inc

Lions Club of St Helens Inc

ST HELENS

7216

$1,800.00

Lions International is a global service organisation of volunteers that develops and implements a range of projects to help local communities, fostering social participation and integration. The Lions Club of St. Helens helps improve quality of life in the local region by staging activities such as fundraising for those affected by adversity.

Lions Club of Tasman Inc

Lions Club of Tasman Inc

NUBEENA

7184

$2,500.00

The Lions Club of Tasman is a community support organisation of volunteers that develops and assists in a range of projects to help local residents of Nubeena and district. The Club helps improve quality of life in the community by staging cultural activities, festivals and sporting events. Club volunteers have a long history of offering assistance to a diversity of disadvantaged individuals and families.

Lions Club of Ulverstone Inc

Lions Club of Ulverstone Inc

ULVERSTONE

7315

$5,000.00

Lions International is a global service organisation of volunteers that develops and implements a range of projects to help local communities and foster social integration. The Lions Club of Ulverstone helps improve quality of life in the local region by organising various welfare projects and fundraising initiatives for disadvantaged and marginalised residents.

Men Sheds Australia Ltd North Parramatta

Milac Men Shed

EAST DEVONPORT

7310

$5,000.00

The Milac Men's Shed is a community based, volunteer organisation that seeks to improve quality of life for men in the local community. The Shed provides volunteer retirees with a safe and healthy environment in which to enjoy each other's company and collaborate on projects to benefit the local community.

Midlands Initiatives for Local Enterprise Inc

Midlands Initiatives for Local Enterprise Inc

OATLANDS

7120

$3,150.00

The Midlands Initiatives for Local Enterprise, located in Oatlands, is a community organisation that stimulates wellbeing and cohesion in the rural communities of the Tasmanian Southern Midlands. Volunteers from the Initiative coordinate valuable guardianship services for local groups, acting as a sponsor agency for grant funding and helping to improve the community through the enhancement of local services and infrastructure.

Mountain River Catchment Landcare Group Inc

Mountain River Catchment Landcare Group Inc

MOUNTAIN RIVER

7109

$3,700.00

The Mountain River Catchment Landcare Group is an active and inclusive volunteer community group that aims to cultivate community understanding and action in support of environmental projects. The Group has engaged the community with various projects, such as weed management and bushfire awareness, and also acts as a social support network for families in a rural area.

Mt Faulkner Primary School Association Incorporated

Mt Faulkner Primary School Association Incorporated

CHIGWELL

7011

$2,250.00

Mt Faulkner Primary School Association aims to support and foster the welfare of families and children within the school and surrounding Chigwell community.  The Association is a group of dedicated volunteers that are involved in the promotion of activities in the school, including fundraising and other social activities, to help build social participation and inclusion in the local community.

Mt Rumney Landcare Group Incorporated

Mt Rumney Landcare Group Incorporated

MT RUMNEY

7170

$2,664.00

The Mt Rumney Landcare Group is an active and inclusive community group that aims to cultivate community understanding and action in support of environmental projects. The Group has engaged the community with various volunteer projects, such as weed management and bushfire awareness, and also acts as a social support network for families in the Mt Rumney area.

National Heart Foundation of Australia Tasmania Division

National Heart Foundation of Australia Tasmania Division

BATTERY POINT

7004

$3,705.00

The National Heart Foundation of Australia is a leading charity organisation in the fight against cardiovascular disease. The volunteers of the Tasmania Division work with community agencies to undertake numerous health based initiatives, such as walking groups for local residents.

Naval Association of Australia Tasmania Section Inc

Naval Association of Australia Tasmania Section Inc

EVANDALE

7212

$5,000.00

The Naval Association of Australia's Tasmania Section supports the ex-naval community, as well as taking an active interest in the development of communities across Australia. The volunteers of the Tasmania Section strengthen the naval community through providing assistance such as a social outlet, representation to government, support for the disadvantaged, rehabilitation services and supporting various community projects.

New Horizons Club Inc

New Horizons Club Inc

MOWBRAY

7248

$3,000.00

The New Horizons Club is a community based organisation located in Mowbray Heights that provides sporting and recreational opportunities for people with disabilities. The organisation focuses on sporting activities that benefit the members and volunteers by encouraging an active participation in life through sport and recreation.

North East Bioregional Network Inc

North East Bioregional Network Inc

ST MARYS

7215

$5,000.00

The North East Bioregional Network is a group dedicated to the protection of coastal and inland natural environments within the Break O' Day Municipality in Tasmania. Volunteers from a cross section of the area with a common interest in environmental, social and financial sustainability of the area help to run projects for the benefit of the community.

North Eastern Pony Club

North Eastern Pony Club

SPRINGFIELD

7260

$4,990.00

The North Eastern Pony Club in Springfield encourages participation in equine sport in a safe and supportive environment. The Club's volunteer activities foster community spirit and provide people in local and surrounding areas with opportunities for social interaction.

North Region SES

North Region SES

ST HELENS

7261

$4,920.00

The State Emergency Service of St Helens is a volunteer organisation providing essential emergency services to the community. The North Region Unit is part of this network which plans for, and responds to, emergencies such as natural hazards, land searches, fires as well as the prevention and preparedness activities. The organisation also provides support to other emergency service organisations in times of need.

North West Tasmania Thunder Basketball Club Incorporated

North West Tasmania Thunder Basketball Club Incorporated

ULVERSTONE

7315

$4,600.00

The North West Tasmania Thunder Basketball Club is assisted by volunteers who aim to promote social inclusion through participation in team sport. The Club helps players to develop life skills such as teamwork, commitment and a sense of self-worth, enabling participants to contribute constructively to the community.

Northern Midlands Cricket Association

Northern Midlands Cricket Association

LONGFORD

7301

$2,700.00

The Northern Midlands Cricket Association of Longford is assisted by volunteers who aim to promote social inclusion by encouraging participation in team sport. The Association helps develop life skills such as teamwork and commitment, and a sense of self-worth and social responsibility to enable participants to contribute constructively to the community.

NTA Tasmania Norfolk Plains Heritage Centre With Lake Masonic Lodge

NTA Tasmania Norfolk Plains Heritage Centre With Lake Masonic Lodge

LONGFORD

7301

$1,366.00

The Norfolk Plains Heritage Centre with Lake Masonic Lodge is dedicated to fostering community spirit through the documentation and preservation of local history. Volunteer members run an informative and welcoming centre, at which residents and tourists can uncover the history of this unique region south of Launceston. The Centre also offers educational programs that inform participants on various aspects of the Norfolk Plains District and encourage a cohesive local identity through the discovery of shared heritage.

Old Scholars Super Rules Football Club

Old Scholars Super Rules Football Club

NORTH HOBART

7000

$3,300.00

The Old Scholars Super Rules Football Club in North Hobart provides an avenue for children and adults to be physically active and lead a healthy lifestyle through participation in the sport of football. The club is assisted by volunteers who are involved in various aspects of the sport and fosters social inclusion by encouraging children and adults of all abilities and backgrounds to participate both socially and competitively.

Penguin Scout Group

Penguin Scout Group

PENGUIN

7316

$4,900.00

Penguin Scout Group runs a range of programs that encourage the physical, intellectual, social and spiritual development of young people. The Group is run entirely by volunteers and teaches life skills to children from various backgrounds, encouraging social inclusion and participation in community activities and events.

Point of Women Inc

Point of Women Inc

CLARENCE POINT

7270

$1,484.00

Point of Women offers a social networking outlet for members of the Clarence Point community. Volunteers organise craft workshops, guest speaker forums and monthly meet and greet sessions, helping to reduce social isolation and increase self-esteem among isolated or disenfranchised women.

Polish Association in Hobart Inc

Polish Senior Citizens Club Glenorchy

GLENORCHY

7010

$1,000.00

The Polish Senior Citizens Club of Glenorchy supports a multicultural society based on shared understanding. The Group is run by enthusiastic volunteers that provide a range of services to community members, particularly those members from diverse cultural backgrounds, fostering an inclusive community environment.

Ravenswood Community Garden Inc

Ravenswood Community Garden Inc

RAVENSWOOD

7250

$2,700.00

The Ravenswood Community Garden manages the community facility, providing a place for many local groups to meet. Volunteers contribute their time and energy to maintain the facility, enabling community participation in physical, social, educational and recreational activities.

Roman Catholic Church Trust Corporation of the Archdiocese of Hobart

Roman Catholic Church Trust Corporation of the Archdiocese of Hobart

NEW TOWN

7008

$4,850.00

The Roman Catholic Church Trust Corporation of the Archdiocese of Hobart located in New Town is predominantly focused on new settlement family and community welfare. The Church provides practical aid and support to the community, working to foster social inclusion and strengthen community ties.

Roman Catholic Trust Corporation of the Archdiocese of Hobart

West Tamar Catholic Parish

RIVERSIDE

7250

$4,688.00

The West Tamar Catholic Parish in Riverside is predominantly focused on family and community welfare. The Parish provides practical aid and support to the community, working to foster social inclusion and strengthen community ties.

Rosebery Neighbourhood Centre Inc

Rosebery Neighbourhood Centre Inc

ROSEBERY

7470

$3,737.39

The Rosebery Neighbourhood Centre is a conduit for a wide range of community activities and programs that are facilitated within the centre. Services are delivered by a scope of agencies from government, industry and community groups to support families, youth, children, the elderly, economically disadvantaged, ethnically diverse and Indigenous Australians. Volunteers at the centre foster community harmony by arranging initiatives such as girls and youth groups and scrapbooking classes.

Rosny Montagu Bay Land and Coast Care Inc

Rosny Montagu Bay Land and Coast Care Inc

ROSNY

7018

$1,000.00

The Rosny Montagu Bay Land and Coast Care is an active and inclusive community group that aims to create community understanding and action in support of environmental projects within the region. The Group's volunteers are active in promoting its work, providing education to the students and other community groups.

Rossarden Progress Association Inc

Rossarden Progress Association Inc

ROSSARDEN

7213

$1,474.00

The Rossarden Progress Association promotes a viable, healthy and growing community through the spirit of cooperation and positive participation. The Association holds meetings in which residents raise and discuss issues of interest. Volunteers also stage social events and undertake fundraising projects to finance improvements to town facilities and infrastructure, enriching quality of life for local citizens.

Rotary Club of Devonport Inc

Rotary Club of Devonport Inc

DEVONPORT

7310

$1,348.00

The Rotary Club of Devonport is an organisation chartered through Rotary International that raises money for worthy local groups and causes. The Club runs a range of projects to enhance quality of life in the local community, and to encourage a more equitable and integrated society.

Rotary Club of Kingston

Rotary Club of Kingston

KINGSTON BEACH

7050

$2,360.00

Rotary Clubs provide humanitarian service, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations, and help build goodwill and peace in the world. The Rotary Club of Kingston runs a range of projects, including fundraising for Meals on Wheels and the Huntington's Disease Association, to enhance community wellbeing by encouraging social inclusion and participation.

Rotary Club of Sandy Bay Incorporated

Rotaract Club of Sandy Bay

SANDY BAY

7005

$2,261.00

Rotary Clubs provide humanitarian service, encourage high ethical standards in all vocations and help to create global goodwill and peace. The Rotaracy Club of Sandy Bay assists in providing essential leadership skills for local youth, as well as organising welfare and recreational projects to encourage social integration and improve the quality of life for individuals and families in communities surrounding Hobart.

RPH Print Radio Tasmania Inc

RPH Print Radio Tasmania Inc

HOBART

7000

$3,500.00

RPH Print Radio aspires to entertain and inform residents in the Hobart and Launceston areas of Tasmania.  The Station demonstrates a strong commitment to parochial programming and encourages community groups to become involved and promote their activities and endeavours to local community members.  Target audiences include, but are not limited to individuals that have physical disabilities, are intellectually handicapped, and people who have English as their second spoken language. Volunteers are critical to the success of this organisation.

Scottsdale Lions Club Inc

Scottsdale Lions Club Inc

SCOTTSDALE

7260

$1,843.00

Lions International is a global service organisation of volunteers that develops, promotes and assists in a range of projects to help improve local communities and foster social integration. The volunteers of the Scottsdale Club helps improve quality of life in the local region through various activities, such as fundraising to assist individuals and families affected by disability.

Scout Association of Australia - Tasmanian Branch - North West Bay Scout Group

Scout Association of Australia - Tasmanian Branch - North West Bay Scout Group

SNUG

7054

$4,997.00

The North West Bay Scout Group is part of a universal organisation that aims to encourage the physical, intellectual, social, and spiritual development of young people so they may play a constructive role as responsible members of communities. A strong program of activities aims to inspire young people to do their best and become worthwhile and active members of the Snug community.

Snug Land and Coast Care Group Incorporated

Snug Land and Coast Care Group Incorporated

SNUG

7054

$1,029.00

Snug Land and Coast Care Group is an active and inclusive community group that aims to create community understanding and action in support of environmental projects within the region. The volunteer Group is active in promoting its work, providing education to the students and other community groups.

Sorell Football Club Inc

Sorell Football Club Inc

SORELL

7172

$1,740.00

Sorell Football Club provides an avenue for children and adults to be physically active and lead a healthy lifestyle through participation in the sport of AFL. The club is assisted by volunteers who are involved in various aspects of the sport, and fosters social inclusion by encouraging children and adults of all abilities and backgrounds to participate both socially and competitively.

Southern Cohousing Inc

Southern Cohousing Inc

SANDY BAY

7005

$2,200.00

Southern Cohousing aims to develop sustainable, low-cost housing for disadvantaged families in the Sandy Bay region. The Program provides eligible residents with a mixture of 30 units that include shared facilities, based on the international model of cohousing.

Southern Midlands Council

Oatlands Supreme Court House

OATLANDS

7120

$5,000.00

The Oatlands Supreme Court House is home to a volunteer run heritage discovery centre which provides a museum, exhibition space, and historical research assistance. Volunteers actively assist community members and visitors to research their heritage and give them the knowledge required to preserve this information for future generations. The Society fosters a sense of belonging, identification with a wider group, self esteem and opportunity for social interaction.

Special Olympics Australia

Special Olympics Australia - North Tasmania

MOWBRAY

7248

$5,000.00

Special Olympics Australia is a volunteer-run junior sports club that provides a safe and supportive atmosphere for young people with intellectual disabilities to develop physical and social skills through participation in sport. Based at Mowbray, the Club encourages team spirit and participation in a socially inclusive environment.

Special Olympics Australia

Special Olympics Australia - North West Tasmania

DEVONPORT

7310

$5,000.00

Special Olympics Australia of North West Tasmania in Devonport is a sporting and social welfare organisation that conducts a year round sporting program for the disabled. Volunteers provide state, national and international competition opportunities for aspiring athletes and work tirelessly to promote the organisation within schools, disability groups and the wider community.

Special Olympics Australia

Special Olympics Australia - Tasmania South

BELLERIVE

7018

$5,000.00

The Special Olympics Australia Tasmania South in Bellerive provides a range of regular sports programs and social activities specifically for people with an intellectual disability and their families. The organisation's regional program is reliant completely on dedicated volunteers who undertake roles as administrators, committee members, coaches, mentors and fundraisers. The Organisation promotes an active and inclusive community by encouraging regular activities for disadvantaged people.

Springbay RSL Sub Branch

Springbay RSL Sub Branch

TRIABUNNA

7190

$3,785.00

The RSL supports the veteran and ex-service community, as well as taking an active interest in the development of communities across Australia. The volunteers of the Springbay Sub Branch strengthen the local community through conducting annual memorial services and supporting various community projects.

St Helens Ambulance

St Helens Ambulance

ST HELENS

7216

$4,661.00

The St Helens Ambulance service responds to road accidents and many other emergencies in the Break O’Day Municipality. Trained volunteers donate their time and skill to ensure that residents are looked after in the event of a disaster or crisis. The service partners with other local organisations, such as schools, fire services and police, to advance public awareness of ambulance procedures and encourage community participation.

St Helens Neighbourhood House Ass Inc

St Helens Community Mens Shed

ST HELENS

7216

$1,000.00

The St Helens Community Men’s Shed provides a welcoming and inclusive environment in which predominately older, disabled and disadvantaged men in the community can congregate to share life experiences and volunteer their woodworking skills. The Shed alleviates the social isolation endured by many men by enabling them to develop friendships and camaraderie, as well as improving skills that facilitate their interaction with the wider community.

St.Marys Association for Community Development

St.Marys Association for Community Development

ST.MARYS

7215

$1,975.00

The St. Mary's Association for Community Development offers community members of all ages and backgrounds the chance to improve their technological aptitude and better engage with wider society. The Association runs an online access centre and organises regular training courses in information technology, helping participants to take advantage of employment opportunities and facilitating a more productive local community.

State Fire Commision

Carrick Fire Station

CARRICK

7291

$2,900.00

The Carrick Fire Station provides help and protection during fires and other emergencies such as floods and storms. The Brigade embraces a broad range of volunteers from different backgrounds and professions that come together to assist their local community.

State Fire Commision Hobart

Lenah Valley Fire Brigade

LENAH VALLEY

7008

$1,500.00

The Lenah Valley Fire Brigade is part of a wider network of volunteer fire fighters who provide help and protection during fires and other emergencies such as floods. The Brigade consists of a broad range of volunteers from different backgrounds and professions that come together to assist their local community. In addition, fire-fighters devote time to educating the public about fire awareness and safety, an conduct hazard rectucion activities throughout the region .

State Fire Commision Hobart

Meander Fire Brigade

MEANDER

7304

$1,250.00

The Meander Rural Fire Brigade provides vital emergency assistance during floods, fires and other natural disasters. The Brigade consists of a broad range of volunteers from different backgrounds and professions, who come together to assist their local community.

State Fire Commission

Bridgenorth Fire Station

BRIDGENORTH

7277

$1,570.00

Bridgenorth Fire Station aims to protect the lives and property of all members of the community. A strong focus of the Station is community education through fire preparation, school visits and general fire awareness and safety. By encouraging members of the public to participate in activities, the Station also fosters a sense of volunteering and social inclusion for the greater good of society.

State Fire Commission Hobart

Claremont Fire Brigade

BERRIDALE

7011

$3,000.00

Claremont Fire Brigade provides help and protection during fires and other emergencies such as floods and storms. The Brigade consists of a broad range of people from different backgrounds and professions that come together to assist their local community.

Strahan Junior Sports

Strahan Junior Sports

STRAHAN

7468

$4,200.00

Strahan Junior Sports is a volunteer run club that provides a safe and supportive atmosphere for young people to develop physical and social skills. This rural club provides locals with access to a variety of sports and encourages team spirit and participation in a socially inclusive environment.

Tasman Vocational Training and Education Assoc Inc

Tasman Vocational Training and Education Assoc Inc

NUBEENA

7184

$1,981.00

The Tasman Vocational Training and Education Association is a community hub that provides Information Technology training programs to community members in a remote area of Tasmania. The Centre is staffed by volunteers and offers participants, including mentally and physically disabled individuals and the unemployed, the chance to learn new skills, access employment opportunities and engage with society.

Tasmanian Association of Disabled Persons Abilities Centre

TADPAC Social Club

GLENORCHY

7010

$1,500.00

The Tasmanian Association of Disabled Persons Abilities Centre helps to strengthen the local community by facilitating friendly interaction among individuals and families affected by disability. Volunteer members organise and promote a range of social events and outings, such as community barbeques, that provide a welcoming and sympathetic environment in which participants can enjoy themselves and develop an increased capacity to integrate with wider society.

Tasmanian Leaders Inc

Tasmanian Leaders Inc

HOBART

7000

$3,438.00

Tasmanian Leaders promotes and delivers programs which cultivate leadership, community awareness and community capacity across the entire state. The Group relies on dedicated volunteers to deliver such programs and projects as board placements, strategic planning, marketing and change management; facilitated workshops, training and coaching. The Tasmanian Leaders promote an active and inclusive society by encouraging effective leadership through its volunteer programs.

Tasmanian Mens Health and Wellbeing Association Inc

Tasmanian Mens Health and Wellbeing Association Inc

HOBART

7000

$3,571.00

The Tasmanian Men's Health & Wellbeing Association provides a wide range of health services that are aimed at improving and enriching men’s lives in the Hobart community. Volunteers work hard to help men make informed choices about their health, improve their knowledge and gain necessary skills for a better life. The Group plays a vital role in enriching the lives of men in the local area, that will translate into inclusion and participation in the wider community.

Tasmanian Multiple Birth Association Inc

Tasmanian Multiple Birth Association Inc

HOBART

7000

$3,100.00

The Tasmanian Multiple Birth Association aims to promote public awareness of the unique joys and challenges faced by multiple birth families. The Association offers antenatal education, training and a range of informative equipment to expectant parents and encourages social interaction and integration through the organisation of regular community events and activities.

The Penguin Club of Australia Tasmania Inc

The Penguin Club of Australia Tasmania Inc

NEW NORFOLK

7140

$1,747.00

The Penguin Club of New Norfolk is an organisation that provides opportunities for women to develop skills and achieve personal self development. The Club runs a range of activities to build successful members including providing support for women in transition from home to work, those considering undertaking formal study, or those seeking networking opportunities and companionship. By providing assistance to these women, the work of the Club has a flow-on effect to families, organisations, schools, community groups and workplaces.

The Rainbow Garden Playgoup

The Rainbow Garden Playgoup

LAUNCESTON

7250

$2,078.00

The Rainbow Garden Playgroup offers families in the Launceston community the opportunity to meet and interact with other parents and carers in a supportive and safe environment. Volunteers are imperative to this organisation which supports young children in their social and educational development. Activities encourage social participation and interaction in the community.

The Returned and Services League of Australia Ltd (Tasmania Branch) Inc

Wynyard RSL Sub Branch

WYNYARD

7325

$5,000.00

The Returned Services League supports the veteran and ex-service community, as well as taking an active interest in the development of communities across Australia. The volunteers of the Wynyard RSL Sub Branch strengthen the local community through conducting annual memorial services and supporting various community projects.

The Returned and Services League of Australia Ltd (Tasmania Branch) Inc

Swansea RSL Sub Branch

SWANSEA

7190

$5,000.00

The RSL supports the veteran and ex-service community, as well as taking an active interest in the development of communities across Australia. The volunteers of the Swansea Sub Branch strengthen the local community through conducting annual memorial services and supporting various community projects.

The Returned and Services League of Australia Ltd (Tasmania Branch) Inc

Burnie RSL Sub Branch

BURNIE

7320

$5,000.00

The mission of the RSL is to improve the well being and quality of life of members, supporting former Australian Defence Force personnel with the provision of welfare and commemorative services. The Burnie Sub-Branch also contributes to a wide range of local projects, encouraging an inclusive environment and promoting activities that strengthen the community.

The Returned and Services League of Australia Ltd (Tasmania Branch) Inc

Claremont RSL

CLAREMONT

7011

$5,000.00

The mission of the RSL is to improve the well being and quality of life of members, supporting former Australian Defence Force personnel with the provision of welfare and commemorative services. The Claremont Sub-Branch also contributes to a wide-range of local projects, encouraging an inclusive environment and promoting activities that strengthen the community.

The Returned and Services League of Australia Ltd (Tasmania Branch) Inc

Devonport RSL Sub Branch

DEVONPORT

7310

$5,000.00

The mission of the RSL is to improve the well being and quality of life of members, supporting former Australian Defence Force personnel with the provision of welfare and commemorative services. The Devonport RSL Sub Branch also contributes to a wide range of local projects, encouraging an inclusive environment and promoting activities that strengthen the community.

The Returned and Services League of Australia Ltd (Tasmania Branch) Inc

Dunalley RSL Sub Branch

DUNALLEY

7177

$5,000.00

The RSL supports the veteran and ex-service community, as well as taking an active interest in the development of communities across Australia. The volunteers of the Dunalley Sub Branch strengthen the local community through conducting annual memorial services and supporting various community projects.

The Returned and Services League of Australia Ltd (Tasmania Branch) Inc

Esperence RSL Sub Branch

DOVER

7117

$5,000.00

The mission of the RSL is to improve the well being and quality of life for members, supporting former Australian Defence Force personnel with the provision of welfare and commemorative services. The Esperence Sub-Branch also contributes to a wide range of local projects, encouraging an inclusive environment and promoting activities that strengthen the community.

The Returned and Services League of Australia Ltd (Tasmania Branch) Inc

Smithton RSL Sub Branch

SMITHTON

7330

$5,000.00

The RSL supports the veteran and ex-service community, as well as taking an active interest in the development of communities across Australia. The volunteers of the Smithton Sub Branch strengthen the local community through conducting annual memorial services and supporting various community projects.

The Returned and Services League of Australia Ltd (Tasmania Branch) Inc

Scottsdale RSL Sub Branch

SCOTTSDALE

7260

$5,000.00

The mission of the RSL is to improve the well being and quality of life for members, supporting former Australian Defence Force personnel with the provision of welfare and commemorative services. The Scottsdale Sub-Branch also contributes to a wide range of local projects, encouraging an inclusive environment and promoting activities that strengthen the community.

The Returned and Services League of Australia Ltd (Tasmania Branch) Inc

Sheffield RSL Sub Branch

SHEFFIELD

7306

$5,000.00

The RSL supports the veteran and ex-service community, as well as taking an active interest in the development of communities across Australia. The volunteers of the Sheffield Sub Branch strengthen the local community through conducting annual memorial services and supporting various community projects.

The Returned and Services League of Australia Ltd (Tasmania Branch) Inc

Beaconsfield RSL Sub Branch

BEACONSFIELD

7270

$5,000.00

The Returned Services League supports the veteran and ex-service community, as well as taking an active interest in the development of communities across Australia. The volunteers of the Beaconsfield Sub Branch strengthen the local community through conducting annual memorial services and supporting various community projects.

The Returned and Services League of Australia Ltd (Tasmania Branch) Inc

Ulverstone RSL Sub Branch

ULVERSTONE

7315

$5,000.00

The RSL supports the veteran and ex-service community, as well as taking an active interest in the development of communities across Australia. The volunteers of the Ulverstone Sub Branch strengthen the local community through conducting annual memorial services and supporting various community projects.

The Returned and Services League of Australia Ltd (Tasmania Branch) Inc Hobart

Railton RSL Sub Branch

RAILTON

7305

$5,000.00

The RSL supports the veteran and ex-service community, as well as taking an active interest in the development of communities across Australia. The volunteers of the Railton Sub Branch strengthen the local community through conducting annual memorial services and supporting various community projects.

The Returned and Services League of Australia Ltd (Tasmania Branch) Inc Hobart

Tasman RSL Sub Branch

NUBEENA

7184

$5,000.00

The Tasman RSL Sub Branch is dedicated to enhancing the welfare of returned servicemen and women and their families. Enthusiastic volunteers undertake a range of fundraising initiatives that aim to improve local health services and infrastructure. The branch is also an active participant in commemorative events for ANZAC and Remembrance days, promoting community togetherness through the contributions of its volunteer members.

The Returned and Services League of Australia Ltd (Tasmania Branch) Inc Hobart

St Helens - St Marys RSL Sub Branch

ST HELENS

7216

$5,000.00

The mission of the Returned Services League is to enhance the well being and quality of life of former Australian Defence Force personnel through the provision of welfare and commemorative services. The volunteers of the St Helens - St Marys RSL Sub Branch contribute to the local community by conducting annual memorial services and organising welfare projects to benefit elderly and disadvantaged citizens.

The Returned and Services League of Australia Ltd (Tasmania Branch) Inc Hobart

Oatlands RSL Sub Branch

OATLANDS

7120

$5,000.00

The Oatlands Sub-Branch of the RSL is dedicated to enhancing the welfare of returned servicemen and women and their families. Enthusiastic volunteers undertake a range of fundraising initiatives to enhance local health services and infrastructure. The Branch is also an active participant in commemorative events for ANZAC and Remembrance Days, promoting community togetherness through the contributions of its volunteer members.

The Returned and Services League of Australia Ltd (Tasmania Branch) Inc Hobart

Deloraine RSL Sub Branch

DELORAINE

7304

$5,000.00

The mission of the RSL is to enhance the well being and quality of life of former Australian Defence Force personnel through the provision of welfare and memorial services. The volunteers of the Deloraine Sub-Branch strengthen the local community by participating in annual commemorative events and organising various projects to benefit elderly and disadvantaged residents.

The Returned and Services League of Australia Ltd (Tasmania Branch) Inc Hobart

Cygnet RSL Sub Branch

CYGNET

7112

$5,000.00

The RSL supports ex-servicemen and women and takes an active interest in the development of communities across Australia. The volunteers of the Cygnet RSL Sub Branch contribute to the local region by conducting annual memorial services and organising various projects to benefit elderly and disadvantaged citizens.

The Returned and Services League of Australia Ltd (Tasmania Branch) Inc Hobart

Brighton Green Ponds RSL Sub Branch

KEMPTON

7030

$5,000.00

The mission of the RSL is to enhance the well being and quality of life of former Australian Defence Force personnel through the provision of welfare and memorial services. The volunteers of the Brighton Green Ponds RSL Sub Branch contribute to the local community by participating in annual commemorative events and organising various projects to benefit elderly and disadvantaged residents.

The Returned and Services League of Australia Ltd (Tasmania Branch) Inc Hobart

Maydena RSL Sub Branch

MAYDENA

7140

$5,000.00

The RSL supports ex-servicemen and women and takes an active interest in the development of communities across Australia. The volunteers of the Maydena RSL Sub Branch contribute to the local region by conducting annual memorial services and organising various projects to benefit elderly and disadvantaged residents.

The Returned and Services League of Australia Ltd (Tasmania Branch) Inc Hobart

New Norfolk RSL Sub Branch

NEW NORFOLK

7140

$5,000.00

The mission of the RSL is to enhance the well being and quality of life of former Australian Defence Force personnel through the provision of welfare and memorial services. The volunteers of the New Norfolk Sub-Branch contribute to the local community by participating in annual commemorative events and organising various projects to benefit elderly and disadvantaged citizens.

The Scouts Association of Australia

Eastern Shore Venturer Unit

KINGSTON

7050

$5,000.00

The Scout Association of Australia helps young people work together to develop their full potential, with the support of willing volunteers. Through the efforts of volunteers, the Eastern Shore Venturer Unit encourages a societal value system to help build a better world where people are self-fulfilled as individuals and play a constructive role in our society. In this way the scouts have been able to contribute to the wider community and learn for themselves the value of leadership and teamwork.

The Scouts Association of Australia

Scouts Catering Team

KINGSTON

7050

$5,000.00

The Scout Association of Australia helps young people work together to develop their full potential, with the support of willing volunteers. Through the efforts of volunteers, the Scouts Catering Team encourages a societal value system to help build a better world where people are self-fulfilled as individuals and play a constructive role in our society. In this way the scouts have been able to contribute to the wider community and learn for themselves the value of leadership and teamwork.

The Scouts Association of Australia

The Lea Scout Centre

KINGSTON

7050

$5,000.00

The Scout Association of Australia helps young people work together to develop their full potential, with the support of willing volunteers. Through the efforts of volunteers, the Lea Scout Centre encourages a societal value system to help build a better world where people are self-fulfilled as individuals and play a constructive role in our society. In this way the scouts have been able to contribute to the wider community and learn for themselves the value of leadership and teamwork.

The Scouts Association of Australia Chatswood

Scouts Training Team Hobart Campus

KINGSTON

7050

$5,000.00

Scouts Training Team Hobart Campus runs a range of programs that encourage the physical, intellectual, social and spiritual development of young people. The Group is run entirely by volunteers and teaches life skills to children from various backgrounds, encouraging social inclusion and participation in community activities and events.

The Zeehan Gem and Mineral Fair Association Inc

The Zeehan Gem and Mineral Fair Association Inc

ZEEHAN

7469

$3,450.00

The Zeehan Gem and Mineral Fair Association aims to facilitate community interaction based on shared knowledge and scientific discovery. Volunteers undertake regular fundraising initiatives to finance a local festival, which attracts visitors from across Australia and greatly benefits the local economy. The Association encourages widespread volunteer participation in the event, which has become an important conduit for town interaction and cohesion.

Triabunna Fire Brigade

Triabunna Fire Brigade

TRIABUNNA

7190

$3,330.00

Triabunna Fire Brigade provides help and protection during fires and other emergencies such as floods and storms. The Brigade consists of a broad range of people from different backgrounds and professions that come together to assist their local community.

Tunbridge Volunteer Fire Brigade

Tunbridge Volunteer Fire Brigade

TUNBRIDGE

7120

$3,350.00

The Tunbridge Volunteer Brigade provides vital emergency assistance during floods, fires and other natural disasters. The Brigade consists of a broad range of volunteers from different backgrounds and professions who come together to assist their local community in times of need.

Ulverstone Surf Life Saving Club

Ulverstone Surf Life Saving Club

ULVERSTONE

7315

$3,380.60

Ulverstone Surf Life Saving Club is a volunteer organisation that provides an essential patrol and rescue service for local beach-goers. Club volunteers are involved in educating the community on beach and water safety while developing physical and social skills that enable them to contribute substantially to the community.

Uniting Church Property Trust in Australia Tasmania

Uniting Church Property Trust in Australia Tasmania

HOBART

7018

$1,341.50

The Uniting Church Property Trust in Australia Tasmania, located in Hobart, is predominantly focused on family and community welfare. The Church provides practical aid and support to the Hobart community, working to foster social inclusion and strengthen community ties.

Van Dieman Light Railway Society Inc

Van Dieman Light Railway Society Inc

DON

7310

$5,000.00

Van Dieman Light Railway Society is a volunteer organisation concerned with the preservation of several local sites of historical significance. The Society raises funds for the restoration and upkeep of sites around the Don district and by making them accessible, fostering community engagement with the project.

Van Diemen Rollers Inc

Van Diemen Rollers Inc

WEST LAUNCESTON

7250

$3,450.00

The Van Diemen Rollers of West Launceston is a skater-operated league dedicated to playing the sport of flat track roller derby. This alternative team sport provides an avenue for exercise and camaraderie between women in an atmosphere of acceptance and support. The sport recognises the generous and vital support of volunteers, both male and female, for the varied duties and tasks associated with the delivery of this sport including coaches, referees, event managers and committee members.

Westbury Preservation Association Inc

Westbury Preservation Association Inc

WESTBURY

7303

$4,420.00

The Westbury Preservation Association is a volunteer organisation concerned with the preservation of vintage steam engines, tractors and agricultural equipment of historical significance. The Institute raises funds for restoration and upkeep, and by making the sites accessible, foster community engagement with the project.

Wildcare Inc

Friends of Mt Field

LENAH VALLEY

7008

$1,000.57

Friends of Mt Field of Lenah Valley is run by volunteers who assist with maintaining the environment and recreational facilities including walking tracks, repairing huts and addressing weed infestations within the Mt field park. The Friends of Mt Field volunteers encourage bushwalkers and the wider community to take an interest and participate in helping to restore and preserve the land that they enjoy walking in.

Wildcare Inc

Threatened Plants Tasmania

MOUNT NELSON

7007

$4,294.00

Threatened Plants Tasmania is a state-wide community organisation that undertakes botanical monitoring, surveying and other activities to assist in the management of threatened species. Volunteers work with the community and landholders throughout Tasmania to identify, monitor and implement recovery plans for threatened species. This work unites people of all ages from various backgrounds and encourages relaxed and free communications between participants, enhancing our volunteers' general sense of well-being and connectedness with others.

Wildcare Inc

Friends of Maatsuyker Island

HOBART

7007

$3,979.00

Friends of Maatsuyker Island are an active and inclusive community group that aims to create a supportive culture for community understanding and action in support of environmental projects within the region. The Group is active in promoting its work, providing education about environmental issues for the sake of the Hobart district.

Wildcare Inc

Friends of Maria Island

EAST LAUNCESTON

7250

$1,520.00

Friends of Maria Island is an active and inclusive community group that organises environmental and infrastructure projects in support of the Island. Projects bring together people of diverse ages, backgrounds and abilities, providing an avenue for social interaction as well as an opportunity to aid community development.

Wildcare Inc Hobart

Wildcare Friends of Bay of Fires

BINALONG BAY

7216

$4,998.00

Wildcare Friends of Bay of Fires, located at Binalong Bay, provides support to the State Parks and Wildlife Service by caring for the native habitat within the region. Volunteers of the Organisation conduct weeding, planting and the rehabilitation of grass areas with local plant species as well as ongoing maintenance of sites to ensure they recover from environmental stress.

Woodbridge Cricket Club Inc

Woodbridge Cricket Club Inc

WOODBRIDGE

7162

$2,050.00

The Woodbridge Cricket Club is assisted by volunteers who aim to promote social inclusion by encouraging participation in team sport. The Club helps develop life skills such as teamwork and commitment, and a sense of self-worth and social responsibility to enable participants to contribute constructively to the community.

Wyndarra Centre Inc

Wyndarra Centre Inc

SMITHTON

7330

$3,600.00

The Wyndarra Centre aims to improve quality of life for disadvantaged or impoverished members of the local community. Wyndarra works with a team of volunteers to provide a range of vital advocacy and welfare services.

Wynyard - Somerset Tennis Club Inc

Wynyard - Somerset Tennis Club Inc

SOMERSET

7322

$1,010.00

Wynyard - Somerset Tennis Club provides an avenue for individuals and families to be physically active and lead a healthy lifestyle through participation in the sport of tennis. The Club is assisted by volunteers who are involved in various aspects of the sport and foster social inclusion by encouraging community members of all abilities and backgrounds to participate both socially and competitively.

Youth Suicide Action Group Inc

Youth Suicide Action Group Inc

SOUTH LAUNCESTON

7250

$5,000.00

The Youth Suicide Action Group of South Launceston provides a range of services to local youths in the community. The Group provides secure accommodation to young people from the age of 14 to 28 years of age. Volunteers work to provide assistance to these young people in times of need and to create a sense of community togetherness through their initiatives.

 

Content Updated: 9 April 2013