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Anti Poverty Week

Anti-Poverty Week

In 2017 Anti-Poverty Week will be held from the 15th to the 21st of October. It’s a week where all Australians are encouraged to organise or take part in an activity aiming to highlight or overcome issues of poverty and hardship here in Australia or overseas. The main aims of Anti-Poverty Week are to: Strengthen…

FAST Interviews

Families and Schools Together (FAST) Interviews

  In second term 2016, Impact Communities ran Kids FAST at Fairview Primary School, New Norfolk for the first time. There were 11 families that participated and all families graduated the program and completed the FAST evaluations. This program finished in June 2016 and the parents successfully continued on to FASTWORKS. In September of 2017,…

Artist of the Month

Artist of the Month

Impact Communities would like to introduce Grace Karafyllis as our Artist of the Month for July. Grace is an 18 year old emerging Tasmanian artist. With a love for skateboarding, she uses decks as a canvas for her portrait painting, as well as using oils on canvas. Her artistic talent with paint and portraiture has…


Impact Communities has moved!

Impact Communities has moved to our new offices. You will now find us at 49 Molle Street, Hobart. Our contact details will stay the same, get in touch by phone 03 6262 5400 or email  

Donated Car

Top Gear Learner Driver Mentor Programme has had a Car Donated!

Workskills has donated a 2013 Nissan Dualis to the Jordan River Service Inc. for the Top Gear Learner Driver Mentor Programme. Workskills Inc. Chief Executive Officer Pat Kluver, along with Mark Boonstra from Impact Communities officially handed over the keys to Helen Manser on Wednesday 14 June at the Gagebrook Community Centre. Pat Kluver said “Workskills…


Launching Youth Entrepreneurial Services

Youth Entrepreneurial Services (YES) is a new initiative on offer to young people working in partnership with their community. Youth Entrepreneurial Services is an initiative of Impact Communities. It is an innovative social enterprise for young people to create and sell their own products and services online and through pop-up stores/markets using uniquely-designed retail modules. …

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Brave Journey to Destination Workshop

The workshop is about creating self-awareness and reflection skills in order to build self-efficacy and a deeper sense of empowerment in each individual. It is designed to help expecting and parenting teens explore their situation and challenges in a healthy perspective and draw on previous personal strengths and capacity whilst also looking for any outside…


Realising All My Possibilities

In partnership with wayraparattee Child and Family Centre, Impact Communities has commenced the delivery of Realising All My Possibilities (RAMP). Our wonderful group of women worked yesterday with Helen Wilson (Be You Be Fabulous) to explore areas of presentation, confidence and skills. Having a strong foundation of self-awareness, valuing our parenting experience and uncovering the…

Brave Foundation Partnership

New Partnership with Brave Foundation

Over the past year a partnership has formed with Brave Foundation, arising from our common goals and vision. Impact Communities has been involved in Brave’s Education Strategy Working Group and has had input into the “Expecting and Parenting Teen Support and Education Strategy”. Workskills Inc./Impact Communities and Brave Foundation have signed a Memorandum of Understanding…