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Department of Premier and Cabinet

Community Development Division

Contact Details

By phone
Contact the Community Development Division on 03 6232 7133 or Service Tasmania on 1300 135 513.

Our staff
Use the Tasmanian Government Directory to find staff contact details

About the Community Development Division

Children at schoolThe Community Development Division brings together a number of related activities that have a focus on improving the quality of life of all Tasmanians, building community capacity, addressing social disadvantage and facilitating active citizenship.

As a whole the Division works by:

  • Providing policy advice to the Premier and relevant Ministers about the impact of policy decisions, services or programs upon communities
  • Leading whole-of-Government policy initiatives
  • Developing effective community engagement models for Government
  • Supporting peak bodies and advisory structures which can act as a link between particular communities and Government
  • Engaging directly with communities, where necessary, to find out about the impact of Government policy, to identify emerging issues or to assist communities to ‘navigate’ Government services and programs
  • Supporting other Government agencies to improve their service delivery to Tasmanians, and in particular to those population groups who are often poorly served or excluded.

The work of the Division is fundamental to implementing Tasmania Together, the community's plan for the social, economic and environmental future of the State.

The Community Development Division recognises and values the important role that local government, non-government community organisations and community groups play in delivering projects, programs and events that support Tasmanian communities.

Structure of Community Development Division

The Community Development Division consists of the following branches:

Communities of interest

The Community Development Division represents a number of population groups:

Community Development Division

Phone: 03 6232 7133
Toll-free phone: 1800 204 224
Fax: 03 6233 9421

If you are deaf, hearing-impaired or speech-impaired, you can contact us through the National Relay Service:

  • TTY users phone 133 677, then ask for 03 6232 7133
  • Speak and Listen users phone 1300 555 727 then ask for 03 6232 7133
  • Internet relay users connect to the NRS then ask for 03 6232 7133
Interpreter symbol If you need an interpreter:
Telephone: 13 14 50

Office locations

CDD Hobart Office

144 Macquarie Street
Hobart 7000

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CDD Northern Regional Office

Public Buildings
53 St John Street (entrance via Cameron Street – opposite the old post office)
Launceston 7250

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Phone: 03 6336 2347

Opening hours:

Monday – Friday
9:00am – 1:00pm Public Access
2:00pm – 5:00pm Pre arranged access for Community Groups and individuals

CDD North-West Regional Office

Portside Building
2 Spring Street
Burnie 7320

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Phone: 03 6434 6462