This year we were delighted to be awarded the contract to run the Burnie Primary School Canteen, which allows us the opportunity to work with the Tasmania Canteen Association to deliver the very best food options to the school and develop our food hub model across the region. Another great outcome from running the canteen is that it has created a full-time permanent position for one of our jobseekers and a venue for learning for a small team of suitable volunteers.
Burnie Community House endorses the following definition for mental health - “Mental Health is defined as a state of well-being in which every individual realises his or her own potential, can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively and fruitfully, and is able to make a contribution to her or his community.” - World Health Organisation 2014
We are an all inclusive space, focusing our efforts on providing various programs, services, projects, activities and workshops that have an emphasis on health and well-being, accredited and informal learning with a strong focus on building individual and community capacity.
We are located at 24 Wiseman Street, Shorewell Park, Tasmania 7320
Hilltop Central is the evolution of our highly successful project Hilltop Fresh Produce Project. We have adopted the paddock to plate food model and are now into our third year. We have established an innovative social enterprise with four integrated income streams. ‘A project dreamed, designed and created by a group of community focused organisations and community members that are embracing new ways of working together through a collective impact framework. Sharing the vision and commitment to purpose and recognising innovation comes from different perspectives. We are proud of our efforts to make concrete, long-term changes to the business as usual approach to food, health, people, community and environment.`