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Lifting Literacy, Lifting Tasmania

Community Consultation is open

The Literacy Advisory Panel (the Panel) invites submissions on its final consultation paper from Tuesday, 28 February 2023 to 5pm Monday, 20 March 2023.

The Panel has heard from many people on what is needed to Lift Literacy in Tasmania. It would now like to hear from the community on the key themes it has identified. The key themes will inform the recommendations that the Panel makes to the Premier.

Consultation resources and more information are available from the links below:

Download the final consultation paper for more information. (PDF)

Download a template for making a submission. (.DOC)

Online submissions can be submitted through SurveyMonkey (LINK)

Cover page for the Literacy Advisory Panel Report titled Final Consultation Report for the Development of Tasmania's Community-wide Framework

Written submissions can be emailed to or sent by mail to:

Literacy Advisory Panel’s Community Consultation

Attention: Literacy Advisory Panel

GPO Box 123

Hobart TAS


Video or audio submissions can be emailed to

Submission assistance and publication

If you would like to make a submission via a phone call with a member of Department of Premier and Cabinet staff, please;
phone 6232 7550 to leave a voice message with a contact phone number and someone will be in contact to arrange a time to speak with you.

Individuals who require assistance to respond to community consultation are encouraged to contact 26TEN via the program’s website or call 26TEN on 1300 00 2610.

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To support our important work B4 is looking for four new B4 Leaders to join the current B4 Leaders Group. As a B4 Leader we are looking for a diversity of skills, experience, and knowledge to add to the existing group. If you are passionate about the early years have skills, experience and knowledge that you believe would benefit B4 and its work apply here.


B4 Leader positions are voluntary and unpaid positions. For more information about B4 and the role of a B4 Leader role see the B4 Leader Guide.


If you would like further information or have questions in regard to this opportunity please contact the B4 Support team on 03 616 55666 or


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