Tasmanian Volunteering Awards 2019 Sponsors 2019-03-14T09:36:54+00:00

Southern Cross Austereo

“Southern Cross Austereo is proud to be a major partner of the Southern Cross 2019 Tasmanian Volunteering Awards. Building a better Tasmania is at the core of everything we do at Southern Cross and integral to this is the recognition that we all have a responsibility to make a positive contribution to those who require support.

“We work with a wide range of community and charitable organisations to help them deliver their positive messages to Tasmanians and in the majority of these cases the generosity of volunteers is at the core of their success. These Awards are a great way of recognising the hard work and sacrifice made by a very special group in our community.”
Ally Bradley – General Manager Southern Tasmania
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Anglicare Tasmania

Anglicare Tasmania is a trusted and experienced not-for-profit provider of support to Tasmanians, guided by the values of hope, respect, justice and compassion.

Our friendly team delivers personalised and reliable quality services across the state. These include disability services, community aged care, and supports related to mental health, housing, finances, relationships, problem gambling, and the use of alcohol and other drugs. Anglicare also undertakes research and advocacy to promote a just Tasmania.

“Anglicare is delighted to support the Tasmanian Volunteering Awards, in particular to recognise the powerful contribution that volunteers make as part of the life-changing work of our state’s community services. Volunteers help to create communities in which everyone can flourish”.

Chris Jones – CEO Anglicare Tasmania

Aurora Energy

“Aurora Energy is committed to assisting Tasmanians both directly and indirectly to help reduce disadvantage and build capability and capacity in our communities. Our Community Program aims to achieve this in a variety of ways including our newly established corporate volunteering program.

“Aurora Energy employees are encouraged to be active participants in the community by volunteering their time, services, support and advice to eligible Tasmanian-based organisations.

“We are proud to partner with the 2019 Tasmanian Volunteering Awards.  Learn more about Aurora Energy’s Community Program by visiting auroraenergy.com.au/about/community.”

Kane Ingham – General Manager, Aurora Energy

Bulk Nutrients

Bulk Nutrients is proudly sponsoring the Sports and Recreation category at the at the 2019 Tasmanian Volunteering Awards.

Bulk Nutrients is a local Tasmanian sports supplement company based in small-town Grove.

From humble beginnings Bulk Nutrients started as a small family business, today we’re one of Australia’s largest supplement manufacturers shipping across the country. Like Volunteering Tasmania, we strive to support our local communities and give back wherever we can.

“At Bulk, we believe in giving back to the community and do so by employing local people, supporting important charities such as Speak Up Stay Chatty, backing grassroots sporting teams including Hobart United and running events such as the Tasmanian Health and Fitness Expo.

We love spreading the message of good nutrition and a healthy lifestyle because it’s so important that everyone has the opportunity to enjoy long, healthy lives.”

Ben Crowley – Bulk Nutrients Founder and Managing Director

CatholicCare Tasmania

CatholicCare Tasmania’s Mission is to serve Tasmanians in need, regardless of their circumstances or background. Our services provide care for individuals, families and communities throughout Tasmania, and our particular strength is our family-focused, child-centred approach. Our vision is to create inclusive communities where family life and individuals can flourish and thrive.

Volunteering at CatholicCare can be a rewarding and enriching experience. Learn about the many ways you can get involved and help make a difference.

“At CatholicCare, volunteers are a valued and important part of our service. They work alongside our staff in many of our programs serving Tasmanians in need. All our work is grounded in our commitment to serve people from all backgrounds and circumstances through compassion, mercy and love, and the contribution our volunteers make to this is appreciated enormously.”

Tim Gourlay – Executive Director, CatholicCare Tasmania

Hydro Tasmania

Hydro Tasmania has a long-standing culture of playing an active role in the communities in which we operate and where our people and their families live and work. Our history demonstrates over a century of contributing to the cultural, social and economic fabric of Tasmania. Now, through our major projects, consulting and retail services, philanthropy and employee volunteering our community extends from Tasmania across Australia and includes international partnerships.

To learn more about Hydro Tasmania’s community involvement, visit their Community Programs page.

“Hydro Tasmania is very proud that our employee volunteering program won this award last year. In an increasingly busy and complex world it’s often the things happening in our local community that have the biggest impact on us. People who volunteer and those who work in the sector are vital to our way of life. These awards recognise all the people who create an environment where volunteering can flourish”.

Kate Hickey, Community Coordinator, Hydro Tasmania

Kate Hickey, Stakeholder and Community Coordinator, Hydro Tasmania

Lifeline Tasmania

Lifeline has been operating in Tasmania since 1973, commencing as two chapters (Lifeline North West and Lifeline Hobart), which merged in 2012 to form Lifeline Tasmania; a single organisation with state-wide reach and community connections.  After more than four decades of service to the Tasmanian community, we remain steadfastly committed to our mission, which is to lead, develop and deliver programs and services that save lives and build emotional well-being and resilience.

Together, our team of dedicated staff and more than 400 volunteers share a common vision: A Tasmania free of suicide, where everyone meets challenges with strength and optimism.

 Lifeline Tasmania’s programs and services include:

At Lifeline Tasmania, our Volunteers are the backbone of our organisation and play a vital role in suicide awareness and prevention throughout Tasmania. Lifeline is looking for people from all walks of life who would like to make a commitment to regular volunteer work and who are willing to learn new skills, support others and work within the vision and values of Lifeline.  By volunteering your time and skills to Lifeline you can help people in crisis. To learn more about volunteering at Lifeline Tasmania, contact us today at volunteers@lifelinetasmania.org.au.

 “Lifeline Tasmania is honoured to be sponsoring the Tasmanian Emergency Services Volunteer Award. Lifeline Tasmania has more than 400 volunteers and recognises the significant contribution that volunteers make to our community. Volunteers working in emergency services and ‘informal volunteers’ are critical to assisting those individuals, families and communities who face crisis and the long road to recovery after a disaster.”

Debbie Evans, CEO, Lifeline Tasmania

Spirit of Tasmania

Spirit of Tasmania is one of Australia’s most iconic travel experiences, operating sailings across Bass Strait between Melbourne and Devonport.

“At Spirit of Tasmania we are always looking for opportunities to support Tasmania and the organisations and individuals who grow and strengthen our community. Volunteers play a vital role preserving our heritage; sharing Tasmanian stories through events and experiences; and welcoming visitors to our beautiful state.

By sponsoring the ‘Arts, Heritage and Tourism Award’, we would like to acknowledge the incredible contribution these volunteers make to our community and to Tasmania’s growing visitor economy. “

Bernard Dwyer, Chief Executive Officer, Spirit of Tasmania


“TasTAFE is proud to sponsor Volunteering Tasmania’s Education, Science and Technology Award. As Tasmania’s public training provider, TasTAFE establishes strong connections with our students, partners, industry and the community and strives to collaborate with others to open up new possibilities.

“Like Volunteering Tasmania we are committed to helping improve and sustain our local communities. We also recognise that people gain vocational skills in a number of ways, including through volunteering.”

Jenny Dodd – CEO of TasTAFE