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Australian Immunisation
ph: 1800 671 811

Child and Youth Health
Information for parents and other carers of young children on general health and other children’s issues

Department of Education
The department is responsible for providing public education, vocational education and training, adult and community education, library and archives services throughout Tasmania

Gateway Services
Mission Australia
South East – Level 1/10 Bayfield Street, Rosny Park
ph: 1800 171 233

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren
Promoting connectedness for grandparents and grandchildren, increased health and well-being and improved quality of life for all family members.
Statewide Support Worker - ph: 6234 7938

Grandpower Inc
Grandparents Raising Grandchildren - supporting each other. Providing assistance with legal, financial, health, disability and ageing issues.
ph: 1300 794 934

Parenting S.A.
This site contains parenting guides, guides for Aboriginal parents and a range of support and information on parenting issues as well as other useful links.

Playgroup Tasmania
St Johns Avenue
New Town 7008
Tel: 6228 0925

Raising Children Network
A national parenting website that provides developmental information on child rearing (through to adolescents) for Australian parents and practitioners.
Free online newsletter available to subscribe to.

Tasmania's Biggest Job
A Tasmanian website designed to show everyone how to lend a helping hand to those who have the biggest job in our community; raising kids.


Bridgewater PCYC
Byron Howard
phone: 6263 5277
mobile: 0427 635 055 

Tagari lia - Aboriginal Child and Family Centre
Greenpoint Road (behind Civic Centre)
Margie Nolan - Centre Leader
phone: 6268 4001 
mobile: 0407 535 719

Brighton Primary
Louise Harrington
mobile: 0408 125 778

Judy Austen - Nurse Unit Manager
phone: 6230 7874

Gagebrook Primary School
Tottenham Road
phone: 6263 6762

Jordon River Services
Helen Manser
Gagebrook Community Services
phone: 62636097

The Smith Family
Andrea Garland
phone: 6223 2627
mobile: 0427 665 318

Derwent Valley

Derwent Valley Council
phone: 6261 5230

Ptunarra Derwent Valley Child and Family Centre
52 Blair Street
New Norfolk
phone: 6261 7222

The Salvation Army
79 Hamilton Road
New Norfolk
phone: 6261 2353

New Norfolk Community Centre
Richmond Street
New Norfolk
phone: 6262 2820

New Norfolk Scout Group
Back River Road
New Norfolk
phone: 6261 5396

New Norfolk Primary School
Pioneer Avenue
New Norfolk
phone: 6261 2488

New Norfolk Pharmacy
6 High Street
New Norfolk
phone: 6261 2246

Southern Midlands

Bagdad Primary School
School Road
phone: 6268 6127

Kempton Primary School
Old Huntinground Road
phone: 6259 1245

Levendale Primary School
Main Road
phone: 6254 6133

Oatlands Primary School
Church Street
phone: 6254 1110

Campania District High School
Union Street
phone: 6260 4133

Rural Alive and Well
phone: 6259 3014

Southern Midlands Council

Central Highlands/Upper Derwent Valley

Ash Cottage
Mary Downie
Chronic Disease - Health Promotion Officer
Central Highlands Regional Health Service
Ash Cottage, Lyell Highway Ouse
phone: 6287 2002

Playgroups/LIL programs

Glenora District High School
Launch into Learning
Wendy Hickman
phone: 6286 1301

Ouse District School
Launch into Learning
Wendy Holdsworth

Westerway Primary School
Launch into Learning
Anthea Denholm and Lisa Johnston
phone: 6288 1110

Maydena Primary School
Launch into Learning
Anthea Denholm
phone: 6288 2214

Ellendale Playgroup
Gill Rust
phone: 6288 1208
mobile: 0429 198 996
Shannon Ransley

Child and Family Health Nurse
Maria Miller
Richmond St New Norfolk
phone: 6262 2833