A place where the community feel they belong and are able to participate in healthy, sustainable services with the acceptance and support to meet their needs and aspirations.
We will work with the community to provide a range of services, support and resources. We will respond in a welcoming and professional manner to the identified needs and aspirations of our community.
For more detailed information about our goals and objectives, please feel free to have a look at our Strategic Plan, available from our offices or on our website.
Dunalley Tasman Neighbourhood House’s catchment area encompasses Kellevie, Copping, Marion Bay, Bream Creek and Dunalley in the north, and Murdunna, Eaglehawk Neck, Taranna, Port Arthur, Nubeena and outlying areas in the south. Our services are offered across two municipal boundaries – Tasman and Sorell.
Dunalley Tasman Neighbourhood House has staff based in two geographical sites – Dunalley and Nubeena. Community development programs and services are provided across our entire catchment area from these two sites. The Dunalley Office is the administrative base for the organisation.
We are a member of the Neighbourhood Houses Tasmania Inc, (NHT) which is the peak body for the 34 Community Houses and Neighbourhood Centres around Tasmania.
Dunalley Tasman Neighbourhood House is managed by a volunteer Management Committee made up of local residents from across the Sorell and Tasman Municipalities, who volunteer their time, expertise and knowledge of the community.
The Committee is elected by members at the Annual General Meeting each financial year.
Any member of Dunalley Tasman Neighbourhood House is entitled to stand for a position on the Management Committee.
The Management Committee meets monthly, in either in Dunalley or Nubeena.
Dunalley Tasman Neighbourhood House’s Manager is accountable to the Management Committee for the financial and administrative aspects of the organisation’s day to day operation.
The Manager oversees a team of dedicated staff and volunteers, which currently includes:
And can include:
Dunalley Tasman Neighbourhood House’s core funding is provided by the Tasmanian Department of Health and Human Services.
Many of our programs are funded and/or supported by grants from other sources, including, but not limited to:
We also raise money for our activities through our Op Shop, located at the back of our building in Dunalley.
We support and promote the equal access and participation rights of every individual and encourage opportunities for all community members to become involved in the organisation.
All members, staff, volunteers and participants of the Dunalley Tasman Neighbourhood House will treat each other with dignity and respect.
In some cases, exemptions may apply (e.g. a specific course for a targeted group) and we will ensure that any legal protocols and procedures are properly researched and followed.