2023 Annual Report released...

2023 Annual Report

The 2023 Annual Report for the Child and Youth Wellbeing Strategy has now been released.

Actions in the Strategy are now well underway, with this report highlighting what has been achieved at the completion of our second year of implementation. The report provides an update on the progress of all actions within the Strategy and showcases a selection of case studies which outline the positive impact actions are having on the wellbeing of Tasmanian children, young people and their families.

Alongside the Annual Report, the Data Snapshot for the first 1000 days has also been updated using recent data and including some new visuals.

Importantly, the report shows how we continue to work together to achieve the vision of the Strategy –that all Tasmanian children and young people have what they need to grow and thrive.

To access the Annual Report click here.

It Takes a Tasmanian Village...

It Takes a Tasmanian VillageIn August 2021 the Tasmanian Government released Tasmania’s first Child and Youth Wellbeing Strategy for 0-25 year olds, which has a specific focus on the first 1,000 days (the critical early years, from pregnancy to two years old).

Tasmanians shared their hopes and dreams for all children and young people in our State and this feedback inspired the title of the Strategy It Takes a Tasmanian Village’, along with our vision, and a set of 10 principles that will guide the way we work as we implement the Strategy.

The $100 million first four-year Action Plan contains 65 initiatives that support the wellbeing of 0 to 25 year olds. The Strategy also provides a wellbeing framework for future four-year plans.

Thank you to all of the Tasmanian children, young people, their caregivers, and the service sector who helped develop the Strategy.

Key Ingredients of Wellbeing

Wellbeing is when a child or young person feels loved and safe, has the things they need, is healthy, learning and participating and has a positive sense of culture and identity. Children and young people in Tasmania told us how caring for the environment is important to them and how it impacts on all areas of their wellbeing.

To learn more about the different areas of wellbeing, including the impact of the environment, click on the tiles below.

Aboriginal acknowledgement

The Tasmanian Government acknowledges and pays respect to the Tasmanian Aboriginal people as the traditional and original owners and continuing custodians of the land and acknowledges elders past and present. For over 2,000 generations, Tasmanian Aboriginal peoples’ health and wellbeing has been and continues to be based on a deep and continuous connection to family, community and the land, sea and waterways.

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