Dress for Success Hobart is a not for profit organisation that empowers women to achieve economic independence through employment. Their programs provide donated work clothing, job search skills, career coaching and networking to give clients the best chance of securing a job that can change their life for the better. The Dress for Success vision is that all Tasmanian women are empowered to overcome barriers to employment.
Neighbourhood Houses Tasmania is the peak body for the 35 Neighbourhood Houses around Tasmania.
Pulse of Tasmania magazine
From the devastating Tasmanian bushfires, a film festival and everything in between, we hope The Pulse will be your “home of Tasmanian stories” and provide you with an invaluable resource for the best news and information on our great state’s well-being.
Dysart House, a Georgian style coaching inn at the historic town of Kempton, stands proudly on the main street. Built in 1842 for the ex-convict William Ellis, an embezzler turned innkeeper, it is now the home of the Old Kempton Distillery.
... so we’re changing, like a chameleon changes its colour... Lucky, because that’s what we’re all having to do due to COVID-19 and it can be scary. At Healthy Tasmania we have always been focussed on bringing people together to solve community problems.
FitEx, Dress for Success and Neighbourhood Houses Tasmania, will receive the first funding from the ‘Pulse of Tasmania’ to help them provide programs that support Tasmanians’ physical, mental or financial health and well-being.
I’ve had a little bit of success with the best crop of broccoli I’ve managed to grow. Not to exaggerate, but seriously, those white cabbage moths are such a problem that I just can’t seem to fix, until now! It seems planting later than I normally would has worked.
Ken Stronach remembers the day the fires came and life as he knew it at the Tahune Forest Reserve changed. The giant gums that sheltered animals and visitors to the iconic site below became like a furnace, igniting fireballs and plumes of smoke into the air.
This year will live long in the memory as one of global pandemic disruption. While testing our personal and collective resolve, the current situation gives us opportunity to refocus our health goals and seek to improve our general wellbeing. For Tasplan, the virus has reaffirmed our desire to invest sustainably.
The coronavirus pandemic has reshaped our world and forced many to think outside the square. Change has been an inevitable. Businesses have had to take calculated risks and act quickly. There are many who are still struggling, but as these businesses show there is a light at the end of the tunnel.
Wherever you live in lutruwita (Tasmania), you’re sure to be in driving distance from one of ten community halls we’ve chosen for our signature project for Ten Days on the Island 2021, If These Halls Could Talk.
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