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What's new at CBS

Read up on the latest happenings at Community Based Support including stories about our community members, our team and any exciting developments we’ve got going on.

Nov 19, 2021

Board Director Casual Vacancy

Non-Executive Director About Community Based Support Community Based Support (CBS) is a not for profit, Tasmanian organisation that supports people who are frail, aged or have a disability to live the life they choose… Read Article
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Nov 19, 2021

Celebrating love: Pauline and Kevin Richmond 59th Wedding anniversary

Pauline and Kevin Richmond recently celebrated their 59th wedding anniversary with us at Glen Derwent Estate. No strangers to our social hub activities having attended for the last year, they decided Devonshire Tea would… Read Article
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Nov 15, 2021

Go for it: Jessica’s CBS journey

When asked about her favourite part of the job, Jessica says “Every day, I love every day. My eyes are open, my feet are on the floor. Everyone’s full of energy and off I… Read Article
Nov 12, 2021

Media release: Kingston hub is an Ageing Backward centre of health and fitness

Community Based Support Kingston Hub has become an Ageing Backwards centre of health and fitness. Community Based Support CEO Allyson Warrington said many clients are enjoying the new program being rolled out. “We know… Read Article
Oct 28, 2021

Onwards and upwards: Emily’s story

Emily started at Community Based Support in 2017 as a fresh-faced 17 year old trainee. She had received promising job offers from some of Tasmania’s most well-known organisations but chose CBS as she felt… Read Article
Oct 28, 2021

The power of friendship

Ray has been coming to our social hub in New Town for a number of years and we recently caught up with him for a chat. Ray’s a keen model builder and collector and… Read Article
Oct 25, 2021

The hubs experience

Sisters Jeanette Brennan and Judy Mason have been visiting our social hubs for a couple of months now and they’ve been absolutely loving the experience. Jeanette’s daughter Michelle recommended they give the CBS hubs… Read Article
Sep 29, 2021

Defibrillators donation

We’re delighted to announce that CBS have been donated three defibrillators to give our community members added peace of mind and provide the community at large with a life saving resource. Community Based Support… Read Article
Oct 12, 2020

Harold tells his story

In recent months, as the world slowed down, eighty-year-old Harold Wells thought “instead of being bored I’d put pen to paper. I started by putting down where I was born and the dates and… Read Article