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Rental affordability at all-time low

Rental affordability for households on income support has fallen to its lowest level since Anglicare Tasmania began its annual survey 18 years ago. Read more

Michael is enjoying new independence

Michael has been a client of Anglicare’s Acquired Injury Support Services for almost 20 years. After sharing with a housemate for much of that time he now lives on his own – and he’s relishing the change in routine and extra scope for independence. Read more

Finding her way

Last December, 18-year-old Mahalia was the first young person to move into Tasmania’s newest Youth2Independence (Y2I) facility in Campbell Street in Hobart's CBD. She’s settled in well at her new home and is balancing full-time work with University study. Read more

The right field

Georgie Jones is in her final year of studying social work at the University of Tasmania. She has been chosen by the University to receive the 2024 Anglicare Scholarship in Social Work. Read more

Urgent help needed for people with hoarding challenges

Tasmania continues to have a significant unmet need for tailored support services to assist people who have challenges with hoarding and maintaining a safe and healthy home. Anglicare has joined with Mental Health Family and Friends Tasmania to call for urgent funding. Meet Mental Health Family and Friends Tasmania client Anita (not her real name) as she explains her situation with a close family member. Read more
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Poker machine reforms will protect Tasmanians’ mental health and save lives

The introduction of a universal poker machine card system will help to protect Tasmanians’ mental health and prevent gambling-related suicide. Read more
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Preventing harm, saving lives

The Needle and Syringe Program (NSP) is a successful public health initiative that reduces the transmission of blood-borne viruses in the community. NSP outlets are funded by government and are delivered by Anglicare in Hobart, Glenorchy and Burnie. Read more
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High demand for alcohol and other drug services

Anglicare Tasmania supports the call by the Alcohol, Tobacco and other Drugs Council (ATDC) for greater investment in local services for people seeking support related to alcohol and other drug (AOD) use. Read more

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