Community Service Organisations


 ANZAC Day

Education  

 Migrant and Multicultural Services

 Centrelink 

 Emergency Services

 Neighbourhood Houses

 Chambers of Commerce

 Family Support Services

 Neighbourhood Watch

 Child and Youth Services

 Financial Counselling

 Ombudsman Services

 Community Transport

 Guides and Scouts

 Online Facilities

 Crisis Support

 Health Services

 Probus Clubs

 CWA Clubs

 Housing 

 Religion

 Disability Services

 Justices of the Peace

 Rotary Clubs

 Doctors

 Legal Services

 Rural Youth

 Driving Clubs

 Libraries 

 Senior Citizens

 Drug and Alcohol Support

 Lions Clubs


 

ANZAC Day

West Tamar ANZAC Day Committee

Contact: Dianne Alexander

Postal Address: 64 High Street, Beaconsfield, Tas 7270

Phone: 0438 831 569

Community committee organises Anzac Day event.

 

Centrelink

Centrelink

Postal Address: PO Box 7809, Canberra, ACT 2600

Phone: 132 468

Australian Government support agency.

 

 

Chambers of Commerce

 

Child and Youth Services

Australian Breastfeeding Association Northern Tasmania

Email: info@breastfeedingtasmania.asn.au

Website: www.breastfeedingtasmania.asn.au

 

Beaconsfield Child & Family Centre

Contact: Mrs Heather Green

Street Address: 33 Grubb Street, Co-located at Beaconsfield Primary School, Beaconsfield, Tas 7270

Postal Address: PO Box 15, Beaconsfield, Tas 7270

Phone: 03 6383 1742

Mobile: 0457 861 687

Email: heather.green@education.tas.gov.au

 

 

Beaconsfield Early Learning & Child Care Service

Contact: Sebastian Tuttle (Centre Leader)

Street Address: Grubb Street, Beaconsfield, Tas 7270

Phone: 03 6383 1731

Email: beaconsfield@ncn.org.au

 

Beaconsfield Primary School (Child/Parent Sessions)

Contact: Mrs Karen Hay

Address: Grubb Street, Beaconsfield, Tas 7270

Phone: 03 6383 1215

 

Beaconsfield Youth Centre

Contact: Mr Stewart Bell

Street Address: Beaconsfield Community Centre, 92 Weld Street, Beaconsfield, Tas 7270

Postal Address: C/- Box 59, Beaconsfield, Tas 7270

Phone: 03 6323 9206

Mobile: 0429 416 310

Offers a great range of activities for young people aged between 10 and 17 years.

 

CAMHS North (Child & Adolescent Mental Health Service)

Street Address: 46 Cameron Street, Launceston, Tas 7250

Postal Address: PO Box 1963, Launceston, Tas 7250

Phone: 03 6336 2867

Assists and treats children aged 0-18 years with severe and complex mental illness.

 

Child Health & Parenting Service (CHAPS)
Contact: Riverside Child Health Centre
Address: Windsor Community Precinct, 1 Windsor Drive, Riverside, Tas 7250
Phone: 03 6327 3598
Free call: 1300 064 544 / Parenting line: 1300 808 178
Email: chapsadminnorth@dhhs.tas.gov.au

Child Abuse Prevention Service

Postal Address: PO Box 1235, Ashfield, NSW 1800

Phone: 02 9716 8000

Free call: 1800 688 009

Email: mail@childabuseprevention.com.au

A national, confidential telephone line service providing support, information, crisis intervention to the community.

 

Child Health Nurse

Contact: Elizabeth Gunn

Street Address: 33 Grubb Street, Beaconsfield, Tas 7270

Phone: 03 6383 2037

Email: Elizabeth.gunn@ths.tas.gov.au

Nurse provides practical support and assistance to parents of children from birth to school age.

 

Exeter Child Care Centre

Contact: Vicki O'Grady

Address: Glen-Ard-Mohr Road, Exeter, Tas 7275

Phone: 03 6394 3044

Email: exetercc@bigpond.net.au

Long day care, before and after school care and vacation care center children aged 0-5 years and primary school children 5-12 years.

 

Headspace

Street Address: Corner Brisbane and Wellington Street,, Launceston, Tas 7250

Postal Address:

Phone: 03 6335 3100

Mobile: 0458 610 022

Provide support, information and advice to young people aged 12 to 25. Headspace can help with general health, mental health and counselling, education, employment and other services, alcohol and other drug services. Open 9 -5 Mon to Fri.

 

Lifeline 131 114 www.lifeline.org.au

 

Kids Helpline 1800 551 800 www.kidshelp.com.au

 

Men's Line Australia 1300 789 978 www.mensline.org.au

 

Suicide Call Back Service 1300 659 467 www.suicidecallbackservice.org.au

 

Mental Health Helpline 1800 332 388

 

Legana Early Learning Centre

Contact: Louise Adams

Street Address: 797 West Tamar Highway , Legana, Tas 7277

Postal Address: 797 West Tamar Hwy, Legana, Tas 7277

Phone: 03 6330 2662

Mobile: 0419 552 131

Email: ian.and.lou@bigpond.com

Our centre has Playcentre and Playgroup sessions. We open during school terms and close for public holidays and school holidays.

 

Legana Youth Centre

Contact: Mr Stewart Bell

Street Address: Legana Hall, Cnr Fulton St and Bulman Dr, Legana, Tas 7277

Postal Address: PO Box 59, Beaconsfield, Tas 7270

Phone: 03 6323 9206

Mobile: 0429 416 310

Email: stewart.bell@wtc.tas.gov.au

The youth centre offers a great range of activities for young people aged 10 - 17 years.

 

Mainly Music Riverside

Contact: Michelle Petrusma

Street Address: 27 Riverbank Place, Riverbank Christian Church, Riverside, Tas 7250

Mobile: 0418 577 857

Email: www.riverbankcc.org.au

Fun, interactive music sessions for young children and their parents/caregivers. 9.30am every Thursday throughout the school term

 

MOPS Legana

Contact: Mrs Jennifer Hepher

Address: 1 Gerrard Close, Legana, Tas 7277

Mobile: 0439 442 714

Email: mops@legana.org

Friendship and support for Mothers Of Pre-Schoolers (age birth-kinder), includes separate program for children.

 

Northern Children's Network

Street Address: 59d Amy Road, Newstead, Tas 7250

Postal Address: PO Box 724, Kings Meadows, Tas 7249

Phone: 03 6341 1555

Email: enquiries@ncn.org.au

Website: www.ncn.org.au

Providing quality care for children from birth to 13 years.

 

Windsor Children's Centre (Stepping Stones)

Contact: Daveena Talbot

Street Address: Windsor Community Precinct, 1 Windsor Drive, Riverside, Tas 7250

Postal Address: Windsor Community Precinct, 1 Windsor Drive , Riverside, Tas 7250

Phone: 03 6327 1299

Email: windsor@sharingthecare.com.au

Full day, half day and occasional care for babies (6wks) to children (12yrs).

 

Tresca Playgroup

Street Address: C/- Tresca Community Centre, Main Road, Exeter, Tas 7275

Postal Address: C/- Tresca Community Centre, Main Road, Tresca, Tas 7275

Phone: 03 6394 4231

 

West Tamar Youth Advisory Council

Contact: West Tamar Council

Street Address: West Street, Beaconsfield, Tas 7270

Postal Address: PO Box 59, Beaconsfield, Tas 7270

Phone: 03 6323 9206

Mobile: 0429 416 310

Email: stewart.bell@wtc.tas.gov.au

A youth group committed to improving and empowering the lives of our young people through various projects and programs.

 

West Tamar Youth Development Officer

Contact: Stewart Bell

Street Address: West Street, Beaconsfield, Tas 7270

Postal Address: PO Box 59, Beaconsfield, Tas 7270

Phone: 03 6323 9206

Mobile: 0429 416 310

Email: stewart.bell@wtc.tas.gov.au

Youth Development Officer, co-ordinates Youth Clubs and youth activities, school holiday activities/programs, runs workshops with the schools, co-ordinates the West Tamar Youth Advisory Council, supports and encourages young people aged between 10 - 17 years to be involved with their community and stay abreast of changing trends.

 

YMCA of Launceston Inc

Street Address: 8a Blaydon Street, Kings Meadows, Tas 7249

Postal Address: PO Box 130, Kings Meadows, Tas 7249

Phone: 03 6344 3844

Email: reception@ymcalaunceston.org

Website: www.ymcalaunceston.org

We are a sporting, recreational and community centre for all ages.

 

Youth Futures

Street Address: 6 Invermay Road, Launceston, Tas 7250

Postal Address: PO Box 1210, Launceston, Tas 7250

Phone: 03 6331 6622

Email: shelter@youthfutures.org.au

Immediate Emergency Accommodation for 13-20 yr old young men.Registered Training Organisation - supportive training opportunities - Cert I and Cert II Construction Pathways and RV Manufacturing, Rural Operations.Also Forklift, First Aid and Chainsaw.

 

 

Community Transport

HACC Community Bus

Contact: Kelly Constable

Phone: 03 6343 5728

Community Bus.

 

Launceston V.F.C Services Inc

Address: 50B Frankland Street, Launceston, Tas 7250

Phone: 03 6336 5147

Community Car 7250 area

 

West Tamar Community Car

Contact: Megan Darke

Street Address: C/- West Tamar Council, West Street, Beaconsfield, Tas 7270

Postal Address: C/- West Tamar Council, PO Box 59, Beaconsfield, Tas 7270

Phone: 03 6383 6369

Support for eligible clients Monday to Friday.

 

 

Crisis Support

Alcoholics Anonymous

Street Address: Catholic Church, 190 Weld Street, Beaconsfield, Tas 7270

Postal Address: C/- Catholic Church, 190 Weld Street, Beaconsfield, Tas 7270

Phone: 03 6334 7060

Alcoholics Anonymous support group.

 

Family Based Care

Street Address: 22 Earl Street, Launceston, Tas 7250

Postal Address: PO Box 1919, Launceston, Tas 7250

Phone: 03 6333 3999

Free call: 1300 360 759

Email: info@fbcnorth.org.au

FBC (North) community based non-profit organisation, providing individual support to frail people through age. Illness and disability.

 

Karinya Young Women's Service

Postal Address: PO Box 358, Kings Meadows, Tas 7249

Phone: 03 6331 0774

Mobile: 0407 557 410

Email: karinya@kyws.org.au

Crisis accommodation for young women aged between 13-20 years.

 

Laurel House

Postal Address: PO Box 1062, Launceston, Tas 7250

Phone: 03 6334 2740

Email: counsellors@laurelhouse.org.au

Feminist based organisation providing 24 hours counselling service, supports women, men and children subject of sexual violence.

 

Lifelink Samaritans

Postal Address: PO Box 228, Launceston, Tas 7250

Phone: 03 6331 3355

Email: listening@lifelinksamaritans.org.au

Provides a caring and confidential telephone befriending service.

 

Social Work Service

Address: C/- Beaconsfield District Health Service, 13 Bolton Street, Beaconsfield, Tas 7270

Phone: 03 6383 6200

Provides counselling, community development and group work.

 

St Vincent de Paul

Street Address: 330 Invermay Road, Mowbray, Tas 7248

Postal Address: PO Box 78, Mowbray, Tas 7248

Phone: 03 6326 5551

Email: north@vinniestas.org.au

Support organisation

Also: 'Vinnies' (shop)

Address: 177 Charles Street, Beauty Point, Tas 7275

Phone: 03 6383 4860

 

Tassiemale & Reconnect Group

Street Address: Relationships Australia, 6 Paterson Street, Launceston, Tas 7250

Postal Address: PO Box 968, Launceston, Tas 7250

Phone: 03 6336 7000

Email: tassiemale@reltas.com.au

A group supporting men with concerns, sharing ideas and knowledge.

 

YEMAYA Women's Support Service

Postal Address: PO Box 1421, Launceston, Tas 7250

Phone: 03 6334 0305

Email: admin@yemaya.com.au

A free and confidential service for women experiencing, or who have experienced, abusive relationships.

 

 

CWA Clubs

Riverside CWA

Contact: Ailsa Bond

Address: 2/322 West Tamar Road, Riverside, Tas 7250

Phone: 03 6231 3706

Country Women's Association meets monthly at2/322 West Tamar Road, Riverside. Bring a plate of food to share from 12pm

 

 

Disability Services

Commonwealth Respite and Carelink Centre

Street Address: 63-65 Cameron Street, Launceston, Tas 7250

Free call: 1800 052 222

Email: carentas@bigpond.net.au

Provide respite for Primary Carers; Residential Respite Booking Service; and Information about services in the community e.g. meals, transport, emergency home alarms.

 

Guide Dogs Tasmania

Address: 62 Invermay Road, Invermay, Tas 7248

Phone: 03 6331 8100

Free call: 1800 484 333

Sole provider of a range of services to blind or vision impaired people. Opening hours from 09.00-13.00, 14.00-17.00

 

Riding for the Disabled Association of Tasmania Inc.

Contact: Ms Cathy Bantick

Street Address: 1/9 Delanga Place, Claremont, Tas 7011

Postal Address: 1/9 Delanga Place, Claremont, Tas 7011

Mobile: 0407 491 884

Email: rdatasmania@bigpond.com

 

 

Doctors

 

Beaconsfield Medical Service
Contact: Dr A Lyall
Address: 146 Weld Street, Beaconsfield, Tas 7270
Phone: 03 6383 1511 

Exeter Medical Centre
Contact: Dr Andrew Clarke
Address: 102 Main Road, Exeter, Tas 7275
Phone: 03 6394 4247

Legana Medical Centre
Contact: 03 6330 3044
Address: 1/16 Freshwater Point Road, Legana, Tas 7277


West Tamar Health
Contact: Penny Mitchell
Address: Windsor Community Precinct, 1 Windsor Drive, Riverside, Tas 7250
Phone: 03 6327 2947

 

Driving Clubs

The Veteran Car Club of Australia ( TAS Incorp)

Contact: J Biggelaar

Street Address: 67 Lawrence Vale Road, Launceston, Tas 7250

Postal Address: PO Box 182, Launceston, Tas 7250

Phone: 03 6344 9539

Family minded club - members' cars are over 30 years. The club supports charity and community functions.

 

 

Drug and Alcohol Support

Drug Education Network

Address: 37 Brisbane Street, Launceston, Tas 7250

Phone: 1300 369 319

Email: info@den.org.au

Website: www.den.org.au

Education and support service.

 

 

Education

Beaconsfield Primary Parent Association

Contact: Felicity Crothers

Address: 33 Grubb Street, Beaconsfield, Tas 7270

Phone: 03 6383 1215

Mobile: 0418 947 390

Parent support group.

 

Beaconsfield Primary School

Contact: Karen Hay

Address: 33 Grubb Street, Beaconsfield, Tas 7270

Phone: 03 6383 1215

Email: karen.hay@education.tas.gov.au

 

Beauty Point Early Learning Centre

Street Address: 6-8 Mainwaring Street, Beaconsfield, Tas 7270

Postal Address: PO Box 226, Beaconsfield, Tas 7270

Phone: 03 6383 4989

Email: bpelc@hotmail.com.au

Offers playtime for children aged between 0-5 years and gives support to parents and carers.

 

Exeter High School

Contact: Ben Frerk

Address: Glen-Ard-Mohr Road, Exeter, Tas 7275

Phone: 03 6394 4366

 

Exeter Primary School

Contact: Ms Alison Brooks

Address: Glen-Ard-Mohr Road, Exeter, Tas 7275

Phone: 03 6394 4700

 

Launceston Christian School

Contact: Mr Adrian Bosker

Address: 452A West Tamar Road, Riverside, Tas 7250

Postal Address: PO Box 32, Riverside, Tas 7250

Phone: 03 6327 2854

Email: boskera@lcs.tas.edu.au

 

Riverside High School

Contact: Natalie Odgers

Street Address: 354 West Tamar Road, Riverside, Tas 7250

Phone: 03 6327 6333

Email: Riverside.High@education.tas.gov.au


 Riverside Primary School
Contact: Jane Bovill
Street Address: Cleghorn Avenue, Riverside, Tas 7250
Postal Address: PO Box 205, Riverside, Tas 7250
Phone: 03 6327 3731
Email: riverside.primary@education.tas.gov.au

   

St Anthony's School

Contact: Ms Anita Cunningham

Address: 382A West Tamar Road, Riverside, Tas 7250

Phone: 03 6327 3618

Email: anita.cunningham@catholic.tas.edu.au

 

Tamar Valley U3A

Contact: Jo McLean

Street Address: Old Courthouse, Grubb Street, Beaconsfield, Tas 7270

Postal Address:

Phone: 03 6383 1113

Email: tamarvalleyu3a@gmail.com

Website: www.tamarvalleyu3a.com.au

Tamar Valley U3A (University of the Third Age) provides lifelong learning experiences for pleasure for retired and semi-retired people in the community

 

 

Emergency Services

Fire Permit Officers

Free call: 1800 000 699

Fire permit advice service.

 

St John Ambulance

Contact: Ms Jenny Walters

Street Address: 177 Main Road, Moonah, Tas 7009

Postal Address: PO Box 414, Moonah, Tas 7009

Phone: 03 6271 0333

St John Ambulance is Australia's leading provider of first aid training and first aid services at public events and supplier of first aid kits and equipment.

 

State Emergency Service - General Enquiries

Street Address: 339 Hobart Road, Hobart, Tas 7000

Postal Address: PO Box 1886, Launceston, Tas 7250

Phone: 03 6336 3790

Email: nrhq@ses.tas.gov.au

The West Tamar - Northern Tasmania unit assists with road accident rescue; and flood and storm damage. For volunteering opportunities phone 03 6336 3790.

 

State Emergency Service - Storm and Flood Assistance

Phone: 132 500

For assistance with emergency storm and flood damage.

 

Tasmanian Fire Service - Northern Region Office

Address: 339 Hobart Road, Youngtown, Tas 7249

Phone: 03 6336 5633

 

Tasmanian Police - Beaconsfield Police Station

Street Address: 37 Grubb Street, Beaconsfield, Tas 7270

Postal Address: PO Box 14, Beaconsfield, Tas 7270

Phone: 131 444

Opening hours Monday, Wednesday and Friday 9.00 am to 3.00pm

 

Tasmanian Police - Crime Stoppers

Free call: 1800 333 000

To supply information about any crime or any suspicious activities, or useful information that may help prevent a crime. All callers remain totally anonymous even when collecting a reward

 

Tasmanian Police - Exeter Police Station

Street Address: 69 West Tamar Highway, Exeter, Tas 7275

Postal Address: PO Box 14, Beaconsfield, Tas 7270

Phone: 131 444

 

 

Family Support Services

Centacare Tasmania

Street Address: 201 York Street , Launceston, Tas 7250

Postal Address: 201 York Street, Launceston, Tas 7250

Phone: 03 6332 0600

Email: centacare.launceston@aohtas.org.au

Centacare Homelessness and Tenancy Support Service - by referral via Anglicare Housing Connect Front Door.Contact 1800 200 588.Services include tenancy support, community education and assistance in finding emergency and suitable accommodation.

Some of the other services at Centacare Launceston include family and relationship counselling, children's counselling and various group programs.

 

Family Violence Counselling and Support Service

Phone: 1800 608 122

 

Tasmanian Acquired Brain Injury Services (TABIS)

Contact: Mr Steve Swenson

Address: 288 Invermay Road, Mowbray, Tas 7248 Phone: 03 6326 2022

Mobile: 0447 020 976

Email: sswenson@tabis.org.au

Supporting people with an acquired brain injury

 

The Caring Network Exeter

Contact: Colin Bailey

Street Address: 2485 West Tamar Highway, Exeter, Tas 7275

Postal Address: PO Box 81, Exeter, Tas 7275

Phone: 03 6394 3471

Mobile: 0438 002 671

The Caring Network is a non-profit organisation, designed specifically to aid the Tamar Valley community in a positive and helpful way.

 

Walker House Parenting Centre

Address: 17 Walker Avenue, Newnham, Tas 7248

Phone: 03 6326 6188

 

 

Financial Counselling

Anglicare Tasmania Inc.

Address: 122 Elizabeth Street, Launceston, Tas 7250

Phone: 03 6333 3000

Free call: 1800 243 232

 

 

Guides and Scouts

1st Exeter Scouts, Cubs & Joeys

Contact: Ms Sarah Clark

Street Address: Edinborough Park, Gravelly Beach Road, Gravelly Beach, Tas 7276

Postal Address: PO Box 19, Exeter, Tas 7275

Phone: 1800 726 887

Mobile: 0419 287 199

Email: sarah.jclark@bigpond.com

The Exeter Scout Group meet every Wednesday at Edinborough Park - Joeys 4:15pm - 5:15pm; Cubs 6pm – 7:30pm; and Scouts 6 – 8 pm.New Leaders welcome.Contact 1800 SCOUTS.

 

Beaconsfield Gold Star Guides

Contact: Mrs Kelly Turmine

Street Address: 33 Grubb Street, Beaconsfield, Tas 7270

Phone: 03 6383 4341

Mobile: 0418 834 375

Email: kellyandhannah@hotmail.com

Guides for young people provide fun and learning new skills. Available- Tuesday 3-5pm Ages - 5-12 years

 

Exeter Guides

Contact: Ms Prue Wright

Street Address: Nindathana, Deviot Road, Deviot, Tas 7275

Postal Address: Exeter Guides, 24 Teggs Rd, Gravelly Beach, Tas 7276

Mobile: 0438 410 192

Email: redgum101@gmail.com

Meets Wednesdays 6-7.30pm for girls aged 10+

 

Legana Cormiston Girl Guides

Contact: Mrs Julie Miller

Street Address: 2 Pleasant Hills Drive, Grindelwald, Tas 7277

Postal Address:

Mobile: 0408 130 850

Email: cormistonguides@outlook.com

Meets Thurs 6:15-7:45PM at the Legana Memorial Hall Groups for Girls 7-10yrs and Girls 10-13yrs Meeting Venue: Legana Memorial Hall, Fulton Street, Legana The venue is wheelchair accessible. Meeting Venue: Legana Memorial Hall, Fulton Street, Legana The venue is wheelchair accessible.

 

Riverside Scout Group

Street Address: Tailrace Park, Riverside, Tas 7250

Postal Address: 3 Riverside Drive, Launceston, Tas 7250

Phone: 03 6229 9385

 

Trevallyn Sea Scout Group

Contact: Debbie Wells

Street Address: Tailrace Park Scout Hall, Riverside, Tas 7250

Mobile: 0439 562 923

Email: debbiewells2@bigpond.com

Joeys 6-8 years Monday nights from 5.15-6.15

Cubs 6-10 years Monday nights from 6.30 - 8.00

Scouts 10.5 - 14 years Tuesday nights from6.30-8.30

 

 

Health Services

Aged Care Assessment Team (Tasmanian Health Service)

Street Address: 1st Floor, 13 Mulgrave Street, Launceston, Tas 7250

Phone: 03 6777 4644

Please note: all referrals must come via My Aged Care now, you can no longer refer directly to ACAT. Phone 1800 200 422.
Website: www.myagedcare.gov.au 

Arthurs Tas Polio News

Contact: Arthur Dobson

Postal Address: PO Box 36, Mowbray, Tas 7248

Phone: 03 6326 9340

Email: arthur_dobson@bigpond.com

An informative newsletter for Polio survivors, their family and carers.

 

Australian Hearing

Contact: Trent McHugh

Address: 63-65 Cameron Street, Launceston, Tas 7250

Phone: 03 6332 4700

Providing a range of Audiological services to various locations in North/North East Tasmania including Windsor Community Precinct, 1 Windsor Drive, Riverside 7250. Contact Launceston office for all appointments.

 

Beaconsfield District Health Service

Address: C/- Beaconsfield District Health Service, 13 Bolton Street, Beaconsfield, Tas 7270

Phone: 03 6702 6060

Email: beaconsfieldhealth@dhhs.tas.gov.au

Working with the community to improve people's health and well being.

 

Cancer Council of Tasmania

Contact: Georgina Wilde

Street Address: 69 Howick Street, Launceston, Tas 7250

Phone: 03 6779 1101

Free call: 13 11 120

Email: gwylde@cancertas.org.au

Cancer support service.

 

Cancer Help Line

Phone: 131 120

Support service for kids 5 - 24 years of age.

 

Community Carelink Centre

Free call: 1800 052 222

Provides an information service.

 

Community Care Tasmania
Phone: 03 6334 0990 or 1300 722 400
Website: www.cct.org.au
Community Care Tasmania offers a full range of local home-based aged and disability care services. Our aim is to be the home care provider of choice and to assist people to remain living in their own homes in a safe, friendly, comfortable way.

Community Health Centre - North

Contact: Ms Joy Allen

Street Address: 13 Bolton St, Beaconsfield, Tas 7270

Postal Address: c/- Beaconsfield District Health Service, 13 Bolton St, Beaconsfield, Tas 7270

Phone: 03 6702 6060

 

Community Nursing

Address: C/- Beaconsfield District Health Service, 13 Bolton Street, Beaconsfield, Tas 7270

Phone: 03 6702 6060

Community Nursing service to clients in their homes.

 

Community Options North - Assessment and Case Management Service

Contact: Anthea Cooper

Street Address: Level 1, 13 Mulgrave Street, Launceston, Tas 7250

Postal Address: Level 1, 13 Mulgrave Street, Launceston, Tas 7250

Phone: 03 6777 4201

Email: com.options@ths.tas.gov.au

 

Continence Foundation

Contact: Carmel Taylor

Address: Phone: 1300 723 143

Free call: 1800 330 066

Support group.

 

Eyelines

Contact: The Manager

Street Address: Shop 2 Grove Shopping Centre, Legana, Tas 7277

Postal Address: Shop 2, Grove Shopping Centre, Legana, Tas 7277

Phone: 03 6330 2188

 

Integratedliving Australia Ltd
Street Address: 22 Earl Street, Launceston, Tas 7250
Postal Address: PO Box 1919, Launceston, Tas 7250
Phone: 1300 782 896
Email: mail@integratedliving.org.au
Integratedliving is a community based, not-for-profit organization offering in-home support and health services.            

Launceston Pathology - Collection Centre

Contact: Moira McNeair

Address: Windsor Community Precinct, 1 Windsor Drive, Riverside, Tas 7250

Phone: 03 6334 3636

 

Legana Amcal Pharmacy

Contact: The Manager

Street Address: Shop 3, Legana Shopping Centre, Legana, Tas 7277

Postal Address: Shop 3, Grove Shopping Centre, Legana, Tas 7277

Phone: 03 6330 1001

            

Legana Dental
Dr Eben Lourens and Dr Theo Nel
Street Address: 19 Freshwater Point Road, Legana, Tas 7277
Postal Address: 19 Freshwater Point Road, Legana, Tas 7277
Phone: 03 6709 8000
Website: www.leganadental.com.au            

OPSM

Street Address: 64 Brisbane Street, Launceston, Tas 7250

Phone: 03 6331 1755

 

Parkinson's Tasmania

Contact: Pauline Domeney

Postal Address: PO Box 608, Kingston, Tas 7051

Phone: 03 6229 2509

Email: pdomeney@netscape.net.au

 

Riverside Family Dental

Street Address: Windsor Community Centre, 1 Windsor Drive, Riverside, Tas 7250

Postal Address: 1 Windsor Drive, Riverside, Tas 7250

Phone: 03 6311 0520

 

Riverside Capital Chemist

Contact: Ms Helen O'Byrne

Street Address: shop 3/4 Riverside Shopping Complex, Riverside, Tas 7250

Phone: 03 6327 3664

Email: riverside@capitalchemist.com.au

 

Riverside Physiotherapy

Contact: Mr Lyn Faulkner

Address: 5 Cleghorn Avenue, Riverside, Tas 7250

Phone: 03 6327 3977

 

Rural Alive and Well

Contact: John Clark

Phone: 03 6254 1092

Mobile: 0429 157 738

Email: jclark@rawtas.com.au

Mental Health Support Service

 

Specialist Palliative Care Service – North
Contact: Diane Collier
Address: Allambi Building, 33-39 Howick Street, Launceston, Tas 7250
Phone: 03 6777 4544
Fax: 03 6336 5529
Email: palliativecare.north@ths.tas.gov.au

Tasmanian Eating Disorder Support Service (TESS)

Contact: Diane Hayes

Postal Address: PO Box 447, Launceston, Tas 7250

Phone: 03 6336 5633

Mobile: 0439 189 886

Email: tess09@live.com.au

Professional counselling and support service in the community for eating disorders.

 

West Tamar Diabetes Support Group

Contact: Sandra Hodge
Street Address: Beaconsfield Neighbourhood House, 33 Grubb Street, Beaconsfield, Tas 7270
Postal Address: 257 Flinders Street, Beauty Point , Tas 7270
Mobile: 0429 777 870
Email: sandra.hodge1@bigpond.com
Meetings are held on the 3rd Wednesday of the month at Beaconsfield Neighbourhood House at 1.30pm

West Tamar Pharmacy

Contact: Borys Szydlowski

Address: 144 Weld Street, Beaconsfield, Tas 7270

Phone: 03 6383 14223

 

West Tamar Physiotherapy

Contact: Barbara Smith./ Ms Maggie McKenzie

Street Address: 7 Glen Ard Mohr Road, Exeter, Tas 7275

Postal Address: PO Box 16, Exeter, Tas 7275

Phone: 03 6394 4111

Mobile: 0419 131 110

Email: admin@westtamarphysio.com.au

Treats public and private patients. Monday By Appointment Tuesday 9:00 am to 3:00 pm Wednesday 9:00 am to 5:30 pm Thursday By Appointment Friday 9:00 am to 5:30 pm Saturday Closed Sunday Closed Public holidays Closed

 

Windsor Pharmacy

Contact: The Manager

Street Address: Windsor Community Precinct, 1 Windsor Drive, Riverside, Tas 7250

Postal Address: Windsor Community Precinct, 1 Windsor Drive, Riverside, Tas 7250

Phone: 03 6327 4670

 

Women's Health Clinic at BDHS

Contact: Ms Lyn Taffe

Address: C/- Beaconsfield District Health Service, 13 Bolton Street, Beaconsfield, Tas 7270

Phone: 03 6702 6060

Female GP for pap smears and breast examinations and advice.

 

Housing

ACCESS

Address: 122 Elizabeth Street, Launceston, Tas 7250

Phone: 03 6333 3000

ACCESS provides support and practical assistance to individuals and families who are homeless or at risk of homelessness.

 

Private Rental Tenancy Support Service

Street Address: 201 York Street, Launceston, Tas 7250

Postal Address:

Phone: 03 6332 0600

Provides tenancy support and education to tenants on low incomes who are living or intending to live in private rental, through face to face appointments, phone support and group sessions.

 

Tenant's Union of Tasmania

Street Address: 62 Stewart Street, Devonport, Tas 7310 (by appointment only)

Phone: 1300 652 641

  • Mon-Fri 9.30am - 4pm
  • Information and legal advice, referrals, legal representation, community legal education and training

 

 

Justices of the Peace

 

 

Legal Services

Launceston Community Legal Centre Inc.

Address: 97 York Street, Launceston, Tas 7250

Phone: 03 6334 1577

Free call: 1800 066 019

Free legal advice (by appointment), please ring for more information Solicitor available at Beaconsfield House, visit lclc.net.au for more information.
Legal literacy volunteers – located at Beaconsfield house to provide free confidential help to complete a range of forms (including Centrelink forms).
 

Legal Aid Commission of Tasmania

Street Address: 64 Cameron Street, Launceston, Tas 7250

Postal Address: PO Box 810, Launceston, Tas 7250

Phone: 03 6336 2050

Free advice for residents with a pension or health care card.

 

 

Libraries

Beaconsfield LINC

Address: 33 Grubb Street, Beaconsfield, Tas 7270

Phone: 03 6383 1333

Email: branch.library@education.tas.gov.au

Opening Times: Monday to Thursday 2.30pm - 5.00pm; Friday 10.00am - 12.30pm and 1.30pm - 6.00pm; Saturday 9.30am - 12.30pm

 

Exeter LINC

Address: Main Road, Exeter, Tas 7275

Phone: 03 6394 4116

Email: exeter.library@education.tas.gov.au

Opening hours Monday-Wednesday and Friday 9.30am to 4.30 pm.

 

Launceston LINC

Contact: Garry Conroy-Cooper

Address: Civic Square, Launceston, Tas 7250

Phone: 03 6777 2446

Email: launceston.linc@education.tas.gov.au

Hours: Sunday Closed; Monday to Thursday 9:30am - 6:00pm; Friday 9:30am - 7:00pm; Saturday 9:30am - 2:00pm

 

 

Lions Clubs

Legana District Lions Club

Contact: Kerin Lintner

Street Address: Legana Hall, Legana, Tas 7277

Postal Address: PO Box 24, Legana, Tas 7277

Mobile: 0418 944 765

Meetings: 3rd Tuesday of each month, 7pm, Legana Hall.

 

Lions Club of West Tamar

Contact: Mr Jim Armstrong

Postal Address: PO Box 66, Beaconsfield, Tas 7270

Email: westtamarlionsclub@hotmail.com

Meeting 2nd and 4th Thursday of the month at various venues in the West Tamar

 

Riverside Lions Club

Contact: Mr Kerry Brandsen

Postal Address: PO Box 102, Riverside, Tas 7250

Email: riverside@lionstasmania.org

Meetings: 1st and 3rd Monday of the month, 6pm for 6.30pm, Launceston Football Club Rooms

 

 

Migrant and Multicultural Services

Migrant Resource Centre

Street Address: 95-99 Cameron Street, Launceston, Tas 7250

Postal Address: PO Box 824, Launceston, Tas 7250

Phone: 03 6333 2211

Email: admin@mrcltn.org.au

We aim to provide relevant services and resources to promote the benefit and well being of humanitarian and migrant entrants to Tasmania, particularly those who are vulnerable or disadvantaged.

 

Translating & Interpreting Service (TIS) National

Phone: 131 881

For people who do not speak English and for the English speakers who need to communicate with them.

 

 

Neighbourhood Houses

Beaconsfield House Inc.

Contact: Ms Janne Pinnington

Street Address: 33 Grubb Street, Beaconsfield, Tas 7270

Postal Address: PO Box 17, Beaconsfield, Tas 7270

Phone: 03 6383 1110

Email: beacy.h@bigpond.net.au

Classes on offer include:

Playgroup, Bonsai, Funk Jazz, Bootcamp, Circuit (seniors), Writing and Storytelling, Quilting and Patchwork, Zumba, Pilates, Knitting, Stained Glass, Yoga, Drumming, Spinning, Pilates for Beginners, Art Group and Cryptic Crosswords.

All information can be accessed by contacting Beaconsfield House.

 

Tresca Community Centre

Street Address: Main Road, Exeter, Tas 7275

Postal Address: C/- Post Office, Exeter, Tas 7275

Phone: 03 6394 4231

Email: tresca7275@hotmail.com.

Supports community groups and organisations, provides programs and services and opportunities for all people.

 

 

Neighbourhood Watch

Gravelly Beach Neighbourhood Watch

Contact: Colin Bailey

Street Address: 607 Deviot Road, Deviot,

Postal Address: 607 Deviot Road, Deviot, Tas 7275

Phone: 03 6394 7703

Email: colin-bailey@bigpond.com

Neighbourhood watch is a community based crime prevention program to improve quality of life within a neighbourhood. Meetings: Gravelly Beach Fire Station Time: 7:30 pm

 

Riverside Neighbourhood Watch

Contact: Mr Ian Peck (Coordinator) / Joan North (Secretary)

Postal Address: 360 West Tamar Road, Riverside, Tas 7250

Phone: 03 6327 2647 or  03 6327 2558

Email: pnorth@internode.on.net

Neighbourhood watch is a community based crime prevention program to improve quality of life within a neighbourhood.

 

 

Ombudsman Services

Commonwealth Ombudsman

Postal Address: GPO Box 442, Canberra, ACT 2600

Phone: 1300 362 072

Email: ombudsman@ombudsman.gov.au

For complaints regarding Australian Government departments and agencies' actions.

 

Energy Ombudsman Tasmania

Street Address: Ground Floor 99 Bathurst St, Hobart, Tas 7000

Postal Address: GPO Box 960, Hobart, Tas 7001

Phone: 1800 001 170

Email: energy.ombudsman@ombudsman.tas.gov.au

The Energy Ombudsman of Tasmania provides a free, fair and independent dispute-resolution service for electricity and natural gas consumers who have been unable to resolve a complaint with their energy retailer or distributor.

You can contact our office if you have a complaint about your electricity or natural gas provider within Tasmania.

Issues we can look at include:

  • Disputed accounts and high bills
  • Disconnection or restriction of supply
  • Reliability or quality of supply of power
  • Vegetation and easement issues.

 

Financial Ombudsman Services

Postal Address: GPO Box 3, Melbourne, Vic 3001

Phone: 03 9613 7366

Free call: 1300 780 808

Email: info@fos.org.au

For complaints relating to banking, financial management, credit service, insurance and superannuation providers.

 

Health Complaints Commissioner Tasmania

Street Address: Ground Floor 99 Bathurst St, Hobart, Tas 7000

Postal Address: GPO Box 960, Hobart, Tas 7001

Phone: 1800 001 170

Email: health.complaints@ombudsman.tas.gov.au

The Tasmanian Health Complaints Commissioner is an independent officer appointed by the Governor. The Commissioner is also the State Ombudsman.

The Tasmanian Health Complaints Commissioner acts independently, impartially and in the public interest. The Commissioner's role is:

  • To promote and protect the rights of consumers who use health services
  • To help resolve problems between consumers and providers of health services
  • To improve the safety and quality of health services in Tasmania

We look into complaints from individuals or organisations about the provision of health services in Tasmania in both the public and private sectors.

 

Ombudsman Tasmania

Street Address: Ground Floor 99 Bathurst St, Hobart, Tas 7000

Postal Address: GPO Box 960 , Hobart, Tas 7001

Phone: 1800 001 170

Email: ombudsman@ombudsman.tas.gov.au

You can contact our office if you have a complaint about Tasmanian state or local government administration.

We act independently and don't take sides. We act in the public interest to resolve complaints and improve the standard of Tasmanian public administration.

Some of the issues we look into include:

  • the actions of Tasmanian government departments and agencies
  • the provision of local government services
  • the treatment and welfare of people in prison
  • administrative actions of State-owned businesses and Government Business Enterprises.

 

Telecommunication Ombudsman

Street Address:

Postal Address: PO Box 276, Collins Street West, Vic 8007

Free call: 1800 062 058

For complaints about telephone or internet providers.

 

Workplace Ombudsman

Address: Phone: 1300 724 200

Free call: 131 394

For workplace related complaints and issues.

 

 

Online Facilities

Beaconsfield Online Access Centre

Contact: David Parker

Street Address: Old Court House, Grubb Street, Beaconsfield, Tas 7270

Postal Address: PO Box 171, Beaconsfield, Tas 7270

Phone: 03 6383 1146

Email: beaconsfield.oac@education.tas.gov.au

Available Monday-Friday - 10am - 4pm

 

Exeter Online Access Centre

Contact: Ms Jan Biggar

Street Address: Tresca Community Centre, Main Road, Exeter, Tas 7275

Postal Address: C/- Post Office, Exeter, Tas 7275

Phone: 03 6394 3257

Email: exeter@tco.asn.au.

Open Mon - Fri 9.30 am. - 4.00 pm. Programs: currently offering one-on-one tutoring for residents of the community to update their skills, establish new skills, or learn about new devices (laptop, IPad, notebook, etc) at the low fee of $10 for a one hour session - Concession card holders $5

 

Windsor Computer Hub

Street Address: 1 Windsor Drive, Riverside Tas 7250

Phone: 03 6323 9200

Email: wtc@wtc.tas.gov.au

Available Monday-Wednesday-Friday - Tuesday by appointment

 

 

Probus Clubs

Ladies Probus Club of Riverside

Contact: Ms Cynthia Bennett

Postal Address: PO Box 45, Riverside, Tas 7250

Phone: 03 6327 4401

Probus provides opportunities for active retirees to meet with like-minded individuals, expanding interests and enjoying fellowship. Meeting Windsor Community Health & Well being Centre, Windsor Community Precinct 1 Windsor Drive Riverside.

 

Riverside Probus Club (Mens)

Contact: Mr Laurie Leaver

Address: Eden Street, Riverside, Tas 7250

Phone: 03 6327 2784

Probus provides opportunities for active retirees to meet with like minded individuals, expanding interests and enjoying fellowship. Meet at Riverside Bowls Club, Eden Street, Riverside.

 

West Tamar Probus Club

Contact: Mrs Ann Mills

Postal Address: Post Office, Exeter, Tas 7275

Phone: 03 6394 4580

Probus provides opportunities for active retirees to meet with like-minded individuals, expanding interests and enjoying fellowship. Meeting at 10am on the second Monday of each month.

 

 

Religion

Anglican Church - St Davids Riverside, Parish of Riverside

Contact: Anne Godman

Street Address: 399 West Tamar Highway, Riverside, Tas 7250

Postal Address: 399 West Tamar Road, Riverside, Tas 7250

Phone: 03 6327 4742

Mobile: 0409 799 419

Email: office@riverlinks.net.au

 

Anglican Church of Australia

Contact: Rev Roger Hesketh

Street Address: 175 Weld Street, Beaconsfield, Tas 7270

Postal Address: 2 St Albans Court, Grindelwald, Tas 7277

 

Catholic Hall

Street Address: 190 Weld Street, Beaconsfield, Tas 7270

Postal Address: PO Box 4, Beaconsfield, Tas 7270

Phone: 03 6383 1142

Email: topend190@gmail.com

Office hours - Thursday 9.30am-12pm

 

Free Reformed Church

Contact: Rev John Kroeze

Street Address: 7 Outreach Drive, Legana, Tas 7277

Postal Address: PO Box 1176, Legana, Tas 7277

Phone: 03 6343 0153

Email: jackrz@netspace.net.au

 

Jehovah's Witnesses

Contact: Mr Paul Jones

Address: Julian Street, Beaconsfield, Tas 7270

Phone: 03 6394 8327

 

Legana Christian Church

Contact: Dr Andrew Corbett

Street Address: 1 Gerard Close, Bridgenorth Road, Legana, Tas 7277

Postal Address: PO Box 1143, Legana, Tas 7277

Phone: 03 6330 2885

Email: admin@legana.org

 

Local Spiritual Assembly of the Baha'is of West Tamar

Contact: Mr Doug Wilkinson

Phone: 03 6394 3414

Email: westtamar@tas.bahai.org.au

Open every day except Sunday

 

Riverbank Christian Church

Contact: Rev John de Boer

Street Address: 27 Riverbank Place, Riverside, Tas 7250

Postal Address:

Phone: 03 6331 5826

Email: john@riverbankcc.org.au

Worship Services: 9.30am and 5pm each Sunday

 

Riverside Gospel Chapel

Contact: Mr Michael Wood

Address: 453 West Tamar Road, Riverside, Tas 7250

Phone: 03 6327 3575

Email: vmisdom@gmail.com

 

St Francis of Assisi Catholic Church

Contact: Fr Martin Aye Ngwe

Street Address: Pomona Road , Riverside, Tas 7250

Postal Address: 1 Butler Avenue, Riverside, Tas 7250

Phone: 03 6327 3971

 

St Francis Xavier's Catholic Church

Contact: Fr Martin Aye Ngwe

Street Address: 190 Weld Street, Beaconsfield, Tas 7270

Postal Address: PO Box 4, Beaconsfield, Tas 7270

Phone: 03 6383 1142

 

Tamar Valley Christian Church

Contact: Mr Kevin Donohue

Street Address: 2485 West Tamar Highway, Exeter, Tas 7275

Postal Address: PO Box 81, Exeter, Tas 7275

Phone: 03 6394 4727

Mobile: 0417 513 594

Email: tvcc@bmi.org.au

 

Trevallyn Life Church

Contact: Pastor Matiu Chamberlin

Street Address: 34 Pitt Avenue, Riverside, Tas 7250

Postal Address: PO Box 76, Riverside, Tas 7250

Phone: 03 6327 2943

Mobile: 0417 506 296

Email: admin@tlife.org.au

We would love for you to come and join us. We have services on Sunday mornings at 10am, youth meetings on Friday nights and MOPs (Mothers of Pre-schoolers) every second Thursday. If you would like to join a life group that meets during the week we have can organise you to join in with one.

 

Uniting Church of Australia

Synod Office Address: 96 Margaret Street, Launceston, Tas 7250

Email: tas.office@victas.uca.org.au

West Tamar Parish

Contact: John Beswick

Postal Address: PO Box 1235, Gravelly Beach, Tas 7276

Phone: 03 6394 7690

Email: johnanddotb1@bigpond.com

 

West Tamar Auld Kirk Presbyterian Church

Contact: Pastor Ian Partridge

Street Address: 50 Auld Kirk Road, Sidmouth, Tas 7270

Postal Address: PO Box 150, Exeter, Tas 7275

Phone: 03 6330 3702

Mobile: 0439 394 564

Email: wtpcoffice@gmail.com

Services 10am every Sunday; 9.30am Good Friday; and 9am Christmas Day.

 

West Tamar Anglican Church - All Saints Exeter

Contact: Mr Don Blizzard

Street Address: Main Street, Exeter, Tas 7275

Postal Address: 2 St Albans Court, Grindelwald, Tas 7277

Mobile: 0408 037 917

 

 

Rotary Clubs

Inner Wheel Club of The Tamar Valley

Contact: Ms Joy Yeoman

Street Address: Exeter Recreation Centre, Exeter

Postal Address: 159 Oxford Street, Beauty Point, Tas 7270

Phone: 0434 730 731

Inner Wheel is a women's organisation and promotes personal and community service, development and friendship.  Meets every 3rd Monday at the Exeter Recreation Centre at 1pm

 

Rotary Club of West Tamar Inc.

Contact: Mr Neil Warnock

Street Address: Riviera Hotel, 19 Lenborough Street, Beauty Point, Tas 7270

Postal Address: PO Box 104, Exeter, Tas 7275

Mobile: 0419 348 723

Email: secretary.westtamar@rotary9830.org.au

Rotary provides friendship, business development, fellowship and supports community activities. Meetings: Wednesday 6.00pm for 6.30pm

 

 

Rural Youth

Tamar Rural Youth

Contact: Ricky Edson

Street Address:

Postal Address: C/- 3 Cimitiere Street, George Town, Tas 7253

Mobile: 0447 783 202

 

 

Senior Citizens

Specialist Palliative Care Service – North
Contact: Sue Cooper
Street Address: 1 Windsor Drive, Riverside Tas 7270
Phone: 03 6327 4670
Email: windsor@capitalchemist.com.au

Association of Independent Retirees

Contact: Sue Shea - Secretary

Postal Address: PO Box 332, Launceston, Tas 7250

Phone: 03 6327 3161

Email: sueshea@bigpond.net.au

Self funded retirees, monthly meeting, social gathering, guest speakers, information for self funded retirees.

Beaconsfield Elderly Citizens Club (Inc)

Contact: Ms Doreen Baker

Street Address: Community Centre, 92 Weld Street, Beaconsfield, Tas 7270

Postal Address: 108 Frankford St, Launceston, Tas 7250

Phone: 03 6383 1460

Email: beaconsfield@tco.asn.au

50 years young and over, holds many activities during the month.

 

Beaconsfield Park Inc. (Homes for the Elderly)

Contact: Lynn Armstrong

Street Address: Yorktown Road, Beaconsfield, Tas 7270

Postal Address: PO Box 94, Beaconsfield, Tas 7270

Phone: 03 6383 1707

Contact Tuesday 9-12pm

 

Cadorna House - Aged Care

Address: 91a Corminston Road, Riverside, Tas 7250

Phone: 03 6327 1631

 

Community Care Tasmania
Phone: 03 6334 0990 or 1300 722 400
Website: www.cct.org.au
Community Care Tasmania offers a full range of local home-based aged and disability care services. Our aim is to be the home care provider of choice and to assist people to remain living in their own homes in a safe, friendly, comfortable way.

Delta Therapy Dogs

Contact: Ms Sarah Campbell

Phone: 03 6334 8431

Mobile: 0417 574 307

Delta Therapy Dogs provide volunteers and dogs to aged care and disabled facilities to help provide a friendly ear (or paw) for the residents

 

Masonic Peace Haven

Street Address: 185 Penquite Road, Norwood, Tas 7250

Phone: 03 6345 7200

 

Presbyterian Care Tasmania - Legana

Street Address: 1-9 Freshwater Point Road, Legana, Tas 7277

Postal Address: PO Box 1237, Legana, Tas 7277

Phone: 03 6330 0600

Email: info@prescaretas.org.au

 

Riverside Senior Citizens Club

Contact: Mrs Joy Kirby

Postal Address: 28 Cleghorn Ave, Riverside, Tas 7250

Phone: 03 6327 3233

 

Tamar Valley U3A

Contact: Penny Willington

Street Address: Old Courthouse, Grubb Street, Beaconsfield, Tas 7270

Postal Address:

Phone: 03 6383 1113

Email: tamarvalleyu3a@gmail.com

Tamar Valley U3A (University of the Third Age) provides lifelong learning experiences for pleasure for retired and semi-retired people in the community

 

 

 

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