Important advice from the Aboriginal Health Service
From 14 October 2022, public health recommends that people with respiratory symptoms stay home and take the necessary steps to protect others from COVID-19. This advice has removed the mandated requirement to isolate.
In line with Public Health Advice, the Tasmanian Aboriginal Health Service asks all people who have contact with the service to respect the health of our vulnerable community members by NOT visiting the health services facility for at least seven days (even ...
Firesticks Mentoring Program
Mentoring the next generation of Indigenous fire practitioners in lutruwita / Tasmania.
The Mentoring Program will run in multiple locations across varying country types in lutruwita over 18 months, supporting mob to learn and practice Cultural Fire while being mentored by Firesticks practitioners, mob-to-mob mentoring and working with Community leaders, Elders and local knowledge holders.
Limited spots are available, please visit the
below link to complete the Expression of Interest Form for the lutruwita/Tasmania
Expression of Interest Form, online link
Make sure ...
Are you thinking about studying in 2023?Not exactly sure what career pathway you want to take?Looking at upskilling or furthering your education?Want to find out more?
We're holding information sessions for Aboriginal community members at the Aboriginal Health Service in nipaluna. Jan Langridge, Hobart's Aboriginal Support Officer from TasTAFE, will chat about what courses are on offer in 2023, and what financial assistance and other available support there is for your study journey.
5.15 to 6.15 pm, Wednesday, 26 October 20221 pm to ...
Aboriginal community meetings
Aboriginal community members are invited to meetings to discuss ideas to keep young Aboriginal people out of the Justice System.
Meeting locations and times are below. Morning tea will be provided at all sessions.
piyura kitina / Hobart
10 am to 12 pmTuesday, 18 October
pataway / Burnie
10 am to 12 pm Wednesday, 26 October
10 am to 12 pm Thursday, 27 October
What we'll yarn about:
Letting you know what we intend to do to progress the return of Aboriginal child safety back ...
North West Men's Group activities
waypa rrala / strong men
10 am to 4 pm, Mondays
3 October - Leven Canyon Bush Walk10 October - Ten Pin Bowling17 October - Queen Victoria Museum, Launceston24 October - BBQ limilinaturi / Devonport31 October - pakana Rangers Day7 November - BBQ Pataway / Burnie14 November - Preminghana Trip21 November - Fishing Stanley Wharf28 November - Campfire, Cookup & Feedback5 December - End of Year Two-Night Camp Trip
For more information and bookings call Andrew on 6436 4171 ...
NOTICE OF AGM 2022
In Launceston office and via Teams link 11 am, Sunday, 30 October 2022
On arrival, members should
check the membership register to ensure their details
are still correct.
Apologies, attendees, and confirm quorumMinutes of the meeting of AGM 2021Confirm previous minutesBusiness arising from previous minutesReports and questions:TAC ChairCEOFinance ManagerAuditor’s reportNotice of Intention to Propose a Special Resolution: That Rule 5.4 of the TAC Rule Book be amended by adding after the third paragraph a new sentence to read: Voting can be in ...
To Kill a Treaty
By Michael Mansell
With the Prime Minister and each of the State and Territory
governments backing a referendum for a ‘voice to parliament,’ along with media,
any dissent is unlikely to be heard. But has anyone considered what cost
Aborigines will have to pay for a referendum?
The Uluru Statement has four elements – of which the voice
idea is but one. Treaty, truth-telling and a voice were all based on the
assertion of Aboriginal sovereignty (the fourth element). Mr Albanese has
repeatedly said that Uluru ...
makara patapa / Quit Smoking
There are many reasons that people want to quit smoking. They could be for their health, for their family, or to improve their lifestyle and finances.
Nunami Sculthorpe-Green has been travelling across Lutruwita to listen to and share the stories of people in our community who have or are in the process of quitting smoking.
She heard some fantastic success quit stories and learned why people quit, how they did it, and what help they could access to ...
Welcome to Country in palawa kani, the language of Tasmanian Aborigines, spoken by Daisy Allan at the recent AFLW match North Melbourne V Geelong at UTAS Stadium, at Launceston on Kanamaluka/River Tamar.
Daisy gives a powerful and energising welcome to the AFLW players before having the important role of the coin toss!
The game was at the UTAS Stadium (York Park) on Friday, 16 September 2022 and North Melbourne kept their undefeated streak in lutruwita/Tasmania by 12 points over Geelong.
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The Tasmanian Aboriginal Centre has offered staff to swap tomorrow's public holiday for another day. Therefore, some services will remain open. Information will be updated on this website and shared on social media channels.
Pataway/Burnie – The doctors' clinic is open until 1 pm, other programs will be closed Tulaminakali Health Service and office – closed Connected Beginnings - closed
TAC Launceston reception – open all day, however no doctors available
Aboriginal Health Service – open all day TAC reception – open ...