Participants in the Emerging Community Leaders program design, develop and implement a community project as part of their commitment to the Tasmanian community and to put into practice the learnings from the program.
Working in teams of two to six people that they self-determine through discussion and areas of interest participants are responsible for all aspects of the projects development and implementation. The focus is on building leadership skills and understanding of self and others whilst achieving outcomes for the Tasmanian community.
Nico van Leeuwen, Jodie Saville, Rachel Brown, Amelia Wilson, Abbi Binning and Isabel Shapcott.
Artsposure aims to engage young rural Tasmanians with art. The 2019 pilot will support ten youth from Smithton to experience art in Hobart and then create artwork in Smithton.
Take Me Too
Anna Dryburgh, Louise Cornish, Nick Andrewartha, Libby Richardson, Minke Hoekstra and Sophie Kelly.
Take Me Too will work with the youth homelessness services sector in the Hobart region to provide social and cultural participation opportunities for homeless young people.
Chris Chalker, Renee Frost, Rachel Summers, Sam Coetzee, Ella French and Glenda Daly.
To raise awareness and increase the use of sunscreen by installing 1-2 sunscreen dispensers at the Cataract Gorge as a pilot to gauge feasibility for installation of dispensers across the state.
Books for Babies
Lauren Harper, Rebecca Townsend, Alison Filgate, Angela Enright and Kathryn Fordyce.
To provide a package containing high-quality picture books and information about shared book reading to families of newborn children. The package will encourage shared book reading from birth by giving parents practical tools to engage with their children through picture books.