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The Tasmanian rural and regional providers listed here are trained in assisting in crisis events and will help you work through your challenges.

Helping our farmers

In most situations, drought, fire and flood are unavoidable events. The providers listed here can help you both daily and through tough times. They are train in assisting in crisis events and will help you work through your challenges.

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    Helpers and mentors program
    Phone: 1800 243 232
    Website: anglicare.org.au

    Depression and anxiety support
    Phone: 1300 224 636
    Website: beyondblue.org.au

    Catholic Care
    Support, counselling, accommodation,
    education and training
    Phone: 1800 819 447
    Website: catholiccaretas.org.au

    Assess eligibility for government benefits
    and payments
    Phone: 132 316
    Website: humanservices.gov.au/centrelink

    Dept. of Health and Human Services (DHHS)
    General information on health and human services
    Phone: 1300 135 513
    Website: dhhs.tas.gov.au

    24 phone counselling and referral
    Phone: 13 11 14
    Website: lifeline.org.au

    Lifelink Samaritans
    Phone counselling and referral
    Phone: 1300 364 566
    Website: dhhs.tas.gov.au

    Mensline Australia
    Phone counselling and referral
    Phone: 1300 789 978
    Website: mensline.org.au

    Mental Health Services Helpline
    An initiative of DHHS
    Phone: 1800 332 388
    Website: dhhs.tas.gov.au/mentalhealth

    Wellways Australia
    Mental health and disability support
    Phone: 1300 111 400
    Website: wellways.org

    Poisons Information
    24 hour helpline
    Phone: 13 11 26

    Rural Alive and Well (RAW)
    Support for men, families and communities, suicide
    awareness and prevention education
    Phone: 1300 4357 6283
    Website: rawtas.com.au

    Red Cross
    Emergency services and relief
    Phone: 1800 246 850
    Website: redcross.org.au

    Relationships Australia - Tasmania
    State-wide counselling, social and emotional
    support services for individuals, couples, children and families
    Phone: 1300 364 277
    Website: tas.relationships.org.au

    Safe at Home
    Family violence response and referral line
    Phone: 1800 633 937
    Website: safeathome.tas.gov.au

    Salvation Army - Tasmania
    Family support
    Phone: 6270 0308
    Website: salvationarmy.org.au/tas

    St Vincent de Paul
    Welfare support
    Phone: 6333 0822
    Website: vinnies.org.au/page/Contacts/TAS

    Crisis Response - Tasmania
    24 hour crisis response for those bereaved by suicide
    Phone: 0400 183 490

    Wyndarra Centre (Smithton)
    Counselling, social and emotional support
    Phone: 6452 1981
    Website: wyndarra.org.au










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    Department of State Growth - Agribusiness Grants and Funding
    Information on grants and loans
    Phone: 1800 030 688
    Website: stategrowth.tas.gov.au

    Provides primary industry information
    Phone: 1300 368 550
    Website: dpipwe.tas.gov.au

    Management of natural resources
    North, Cradle Coast and South

    North Phone: 6333 7777 
    North Website: nrmnorth.org.au

    Cradle Coast Phone: 6433 8400
    Cradle Coast Website: cradlecoastnrm.com

    South Phone: 6221 6111
    South Website: nrmsouth.org.au

    Primary Employers Tasmania
    Provides practical assistance and advice on workplace relations
    Phone: 6343 2244
    Website: primaryemployers.com.au

    Rural Business Tasmania
    Assistance in development and adjusting for a sustainable future.
    Phone: 1300 883 276
    Website: ruralbusinesstasmania.org.au

    Rural Financial Counselling Service
    A visiting service to help assess business options
    North, Cradle Coast and South

    North Phone: 6334 2768
    North West Phone: 6427 9563
    South: 6272 5992

    Website: ruralbusinesstasmania.org.au/Financial-Counseling-Services/

    Tasmanian Small Business Council
    Mentoring and support for small businesses
    Phone: 6231 9174
    Website: tsbc.org.au

    Tasmanian Farmers and Graziers Association
    Representative body for local farmers and graziers
    Phone: 1800 154 111
    Website: tfga.com.au

    Safe Farming Tasmania
    Information on Worksafe practices - Phil John
    Phone: 0407 015 400
    Website: dpipwe.tas.gov.au/safe-farming-tasmania






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    Country Women's Association
    Promoting the quality of life in rural and urban areas
    Phone: 6231 3706
    Website: CWA Tas

    Tasmanian Women in Agriculture
    Connecting, supporting and celebrating rural women
    Email: info@twia.org.au
    Website: taswomeninag.org 

    Local Government Association of Tasmania
    Represents the 29 councils of local government in Tasmania
    Phone: 6233 5966
    Website: lgat.tas.gov.au 

    Rural Youth
    Personal development opportunities for 15-30 year olds
    Phone: 6331 6154
    Website: ruralyouth.com.au

    Tasmanian Institute of Ag (TIA)
    Research, development and extension
    Phone: 6226 6368
    Website: utas.edu.au/tia    




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