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Stories to the Nation

At 11am on Wednesday 23 May, thousands of children across Australia will be sitting down with teachers, early childhood Educators, parents, other caregivers and volunteers to read. Hickory Dickory Dash, by Tony Wilson and Laura Wood is the feature story. In Over 1100 other story books have gone to the 33 Neighbourhood Houses who will […]

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Sun shines and powers Neighbourhood Houses Tasmania thanks to Aurora Energy!

Aurora Energy continues to be a great supporter of the network of Neighbourhood Houses and our communities, and has recently funded the installation of solar panels on the roof at NHT. This will dramatically reduce our power bills enabling us to instead invest those funds in supporting the awesome work of our 35 Member Houses. […]

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Connected Communities – conference content

Conference content – 2017 Please find below Powerpoints and Handouts from some of the sessions.  information from some sessions is not available, however contact details for those people are provided so you can get in touch directly to find out more. Debbie Mayo-Smith – Wednesday afternoon powerpoint and to her Dropbox of information Susan Allan […]

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News from the Neighbourhood – September 2017

Grab yourself a cuppa, your tablet, laptop, or even a printed copy of the News from the Neighbourhood, sit back and catch up on the News from Neighbourhood Houses in Tasmania. News from the Neighbourhood – September 2017Don’t forget – Connected Communities – The NHT Conference is coming up soon, visit the conference website for more […]

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Communities preparing to reconnect at NHT Conference 2017

We are really excited to announce that we’ve confirmed a great Community Development focused key note presentation by Susan Allan to close the first day of conference.  This will be a really practical look at community development work – the core of what Houses are all about – and more importantly talk about “how” we […]

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Government extends support to Neighbourhood Houses

Neighbourhood Houses receive additional funds from the Tasmanian Government. In parliament Minister for Human Services Jacquie Petrusma announced a welcome $10 000 one-off funding boost to the 34 Neighbourhood Houses across Tasmania. “This is a very welcome and timely boost for the volunteers and staff of each community run Neighbourhood House” commented John Hooper, Executive […]

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Free movie screening about the pokies

Neighbourhood Houses Tasmania is a member of a Gambling Coalition aiming to remove or reduce poker machines in Tasmania.   The Social Action Research Centre  (SARC)is hosting free public screenings of the ground-breaking documentary Ka-Ching!  The movie reveals how poker machines are designed to addict people, and the negative impacts they have across Australian communities. You […]

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