Projects


Background

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.

2019 Projects

Artsposure

team members
Team Members:

Nico van Leeuwen, Jodie Saville, Rachel Brown, Amelia Wilson, Abbi Binning and Isabel Shapcott.

Project Aim:

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

team members
Team Members:

Anna Dryburgh, Louise Cornish, Nick Andrewartha, Libby Richardson, Minke Hoekstra and Sophie Kelly.

Project Aim:

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.


Team 50+

team members
Team Members:

Chris Chalker, Renee Frost, Rachel Summers, Sam Coetzee, Ella French and Glenda Daly.

Project Aim:

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

team members
Team Members:

Lauren Harper, Rebecca Townsend, Alison Filgate, Angela Enright and Kathryn Fordyce.

Project Aim:

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.