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Hobart City Council provides a range of activities and services that benefit children and families. These include:

In November 2007 Council implemented a new community development approach for supporting children and families in the Hobart municipal area. Initiatives include:

  • Networking and building partnerships within the children and families service sector with a view to identifying strengths, needs and gaps in services and programs and working to identify solutions
  • Coordinating information about services and facilities for families in the Hobart municipal area (Hobart Family Information Pack)
  • Adopting a whole of organisational approach to ensure coordination of all Council activities that support children and families
  • Establishing mechanisms for consultation with, and community involvement of, children and families
  • Developing relationships with Schools and Childcare Services
  • Undertaking specific community development initiatives, such as Children's Week events, road safety initiatives in partnership with the Department of Infrastructure Energy and Resources and responding to community opportunities as they emerge.

Hobart Family Information Pack

The Hobart Family Information Pack is currently under review. For any  information relating to Children and Families in Hobart please contact Community Development Officer Children and Families, Amanda Midgley on 6238 2100 or email midgleya@hobartcity.com.au

Customer Service Centre

16 Elizabeth St, Hobart
Office Hours: Mon–Fri 8.15am–5.15pm
Telephone (03) 6238 2711
Email hcc@hobartcity.com.au

Postal address

Town Hall, Macquarie St
GPO Box 503
Hobart Tasmania 7001