Healthy Tasmania Community Innovations Grants Successful Applicants - Round 2

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Organisation

Priority Area addressed (all address community connections)

Region

Project Summary

Carers Tasmania

Healthy Eating

Statewide

Care to Cook – connect carers in the community by providing informal carers in outlying communities with the skills to produce quick, healthy, budget conscious meals.

Colony 47

Healthy Eating Physical Activity

South

Fit for the Future – developing positive long-term lifestyle choices for at risk youth.

Dorset Council

Physical Activity

North

R & R – Ride and Reconnect pilot program aims to increase physical activity levels and health outcomes for Dorset young people through a program that builds knowledge, skills, and community connections.

Drug Education Network

Reduce Smoking

North

Tobacco Free Communities George Town – community-based program to support people in local communities to become smoke-free by providing voucher-based incentives and cessation support

Eastcoast Regional Development Organisation

Healthy Eating Physical Activity  Reduce Smoking

South

Keep Growing, Have Fun! – provide gardening, workshops, picnics and community gatherings to achieve low cost, healthy living, whilst celebrating personal journeys that achieve these goals.

Eat Well Tasmania

Healthy Eating

Statewide

Tasty Tasmania YouTube Channel – create videos content for healthy seasonal recipes developed by community organisations and Tasmanians to be hosted on a unique Tasmanian only YouTube Channel.

Flinders Council

Healthy Eating  Physical Activity

North

Lady Barron Let's Get Physical – promoting physical activity through supervised and supported twice weekly gym sessions.

George Town Council

Healthy Eating Physical Activity Reduce Smoking

North

Healthy George Town – will be a community driven partnership with the aim of improving the health and wellbeing of residents of the George Town Community through the provision of physical activities, healthy eating & nutrition classes, wellbeing classes – yoga.

George Town Neighbourhood House

Physical Activity

North

Ninja Warrior Course – promoting physical activity in our community for children and adults by installing a ninja warrior course for daily use and running.

Glenorchy City Council

Healthy Eating Physical Activity Reduce Smoking

South

Live Well, Live Long – program that takes a holistic approach to the wellness of older people, with a focus on maintaining independence, and contributing to significant lifestyle changes.

Good Neighbour Council Launceston

Physical Activity

North

Healthier for Longer – facilitated, weekly group gentle exercise program for elderly and young migrants with disabilities that improves their physical and mental health outcomes and maintains their connections to community.

Huon Valley Council

Healthy Eating Physical Activity

South

Give It a Go – Dover After School Activities – promote physical activity and healthy eating through a fun and engaging weekly after school program for children and young people in the Dover area.

King Island Child Care & Early Learning Centre

Healthy Eating  Physical Activity

North West

Growing Healthy Children on King Island –promote healthy eating and as a community ensure all children have access to correct amounts regarding dietary guidelines of fruit and vegetables and enhance children’s knowledge of a healthy diet.

Launceston Community FM Group

Healthy Eating Physical Activity Reduce Smoking

Statewide

Health Speak – 30 episode audio series for broadcast, podcast and online making preventative-health information and strategies accessible and relevant for people with low literacy/health literacy and/or poor health.

Live Well Tasmania

Healthy Eating  Physical Activity

North West

Workshops and building support networks for healthy eating and physical exercise promotion – 10 workshops in Penguin and Wynyard and facilitate the building of supportive networks to promote healthy eating and physical exercise.

Live Well Tasmania

Healthy Eating  Physical Activity

North West

Engaging underactive youth in new types of physical exercise and healthy eating in Wynyard – school holiday activities focussing on mountain bike riding, kayaking, and healthy food, run monthly training sessions, and run a Duathlon and Aquathon.

Masonic Care Tasmania

Reduce Smoking

Statewide

‘Have Grit & Quit’ with Masonic Care Tasmania – program will provide more than 5 000 people across Tasmania with the opportunity to help reduce and quit smoking.

National Stroke Foundation

Healthy Eating  Physical Activity

North/North West

Taking the Pressure Down – reducing high blood pressure through digital health checks – using innovative digital health checks to guide and encourage Tasmanians to measurably reduce blood pressure and make healthy life choices and changes.

Northern Suburbs Community Centre

Healthy Eating Physical Activity Reduce Smoking

North

Healthy Shed – R-MACS – an innovative healthy lifestyle project for men living in the northern suburbs of Launceston, designed to activate the new Rocherlea Men’s and Community Shed (R-MACS).

Parkrun

Physical Activity

Statewide

Continued expansion of parkrun in Tasmania – increase rates of physical activity and volunteering in Tasmania through the launch of four new weekly parkrun events.

Richmond Fellowship Tasmania

Healthy Eating Physical Activity

Statewide

Get Active Richmond Fellowship Tasmania –implement program focusing on nutrition, physical activity and wellbeing with a variety of mental health consumers state-wide.

Sorell Council

Physical Activity

South

Orielton Lagoon Loop Pathway – construct an additional loop in conjunction with the existing Orielton Lagoon Loop pathway. This will provide a flat unchallenging exercise area for seniors, children, pram walkers, joggers and cyclists.

St Helens Little Athletics Centre

Physical Activity

North

Resurface Running Track, Athletic Grounds – provide a high standard track for our athletes that is level and safe.

Volunteering Tasmania

Healthy Eating

Statewide

Meals on Wheels: The next generation – Meals on Wheels will partner with Volunteering Tasmania to attract and retain a younger generation of volunteers to deliver healthy meals to Tasmanians in need.