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The COVID 19 pandemic has altered and continues to impact on Tasmanian communities. Neighbourhood Houses have stepped up along with other community organisations to respond to changing and increasing community needs.

Pulse of Tasmania: Local Community Project

As one of the recipients of funding through Pulse of Tasmania: Local Community Project, Neighbourhood Houses Tasmania developed Team Care workshops to support the mental health of our teams on the front line in Houses.

The training was designed as a starting point to build a strong foundation for team support and reflection due to the impacts of COVID-19.

Read more about this initiative in issue 1 of Pulse Magazine.

Celebrating Neighbourhood House Week 2022

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Neighbourhood Houses Tasmania is celebrating Neighbourhood House Week 2022 by launching a new community governance activity pack developed to support the boards of community organisations.

 Neighbourhood House Week, happening 9-15 May, is a national initiative which celebrates the role of over 1,000 neighbourhood houses in local communities across Australia. There are 35 in Tasmania.  

NHT Advocacy to Stop the Debt Trap

NHT has joined other consumer advocates in calling for Parliament to vote against watered-down protections against predatory lenders.
NHT have supported  a campaign led by the Consumer Action Law Centre to Stop the Debt Trap, and to reject the Federal Government’s proposed changes to laws governing high-cost payday loans and consumer leases, calling for Parliament to vote against the Bill in a submission to the Senate Economics Legislation Committee.

If enacted this Bill would:

Shared Statement of intent for engaging Tasmanians in recovery and rebuilding 2020

A Shared Statement of Intention has been drawn up by the CEOs from a diverse group of peak bodies (including NHT), these peak bodies represent the majority of Tasmanians. This statement of intention provides information for engaging Tasmanians in the state's response to COVID both now and into the future. Below are the letters to the Premier of Tasmania and the Chair of the Premier's Economic and Social Recovery Advisory Council (PESRAC).

Notice of the Annual General Meeting for Neighbourhood Houses Tasmania.

The Annual General Meeting of Neighbourhood Houses Tasmania will take place at 2.30pm, 23 September 2020, via Video Conference.

The agenda for the AGM will include:

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