Helping people thrive through working creatively together.
MEET PEOPLE AT THE KICKSTART ARTS CENTRE.
8 out of 10 Australians experience loneliness.
FIND STRATEGIES TO DEAL WITH STRESS.
2 million Australians suffer high levels of stress & anxiety.
WORK CREATIVELY WITH CLIENTS FOR GOOD MENTAL HEALTH OUTCOMES.
13.9% of Tasmanian adults reported very high or high levels of psychological distress in 2019.
THE ARTS OFFER POWERFUL STRATEGIES FOR TEACHING LITERACY.
48% of Tasmanians have low literacy skills.
Life long learning & teaching
LEARNING AT ANY AGE IS GOOD FOR YOUR HEALTH AND WELLBEING.
Tasmania has some of the poorest health and wellbeing indicators in the nation.
INVOLVE YOUNG PEOPLE IN ENRICHING ARTS EXPERIENCES
40% of Australian students are regularly unproductive, bored or struggling to keep up in classrooms.
Explore your heritage
GAIN A BROAD UNDERSTANDING OF THE PAST FOR A BETTER FUTURE
The teaching of history has ignored Aboriginal history and the causes of inequality.
Raise funds for renovation
Important heritage buildings are in disrepair.
JOIN A COMMUNITY OF PEOPLE WHO CARE FOR THESE HERITAGE BUILDINGS
PAKANA ARTISTS STILL LOUD AND PROUD
lutrawita is stolen aboriginal land, it was never ceded by pakana people and there is no treaty.
Urban Food Project
LEARN HOW TO GROW FRESH FOOD IN YOUR BACKYARD
Around 120,000 Tasmanians live in poverty and struggle to put food on the table regularly.
Safe community spaces
ACCESS FOR DIVERSE COMMUNITIES TO CELEBRATE & CONNECT.
Settling in a new country can be isolating and presents many barriers that can be hard to overcome alone.
Music for everyone
ENJOY LOCAL ARTISTS PLAYING GREAT LIVE MUSIC
Music is a key part of what it is to be human. Live music can bring us together in celebration and in times of sorrow.