Diabetes Tasmania is your local diabetes health charity, providing support services around the state to prevent type 2 diabetes and reduce the impact of all types of diabetes for people affected by the condition. Please give generously so we can continue to empower Tasmanians to better health. 

All donations of $2 or more are tax deductible and all money remains in Tasmania.

Tax Appeal 2015


This years Tax Appeal is up and running.  


We are raising money this year for our TOYS Program and need your help to fund the vital services that this program provides for the nearly 500 type 1 youth in Tasmania.

The face for our campaign this year is Olivia, who attended one of our camps, these camps are only possible with funding from the TOYS Program.

Read more on Olivia's story and her experiences from camp in a letter we received from her Mum, Gina.

Read Here

To donate to the TOYS program and this year's tax appeal please click on the DONATE NOW button at the top right of this page - when selecting Donation Purpose there is a drop down box TOYS (Youth Support) to be selected or you can call 1300 136 588 to donate over the phone to this year's appeal.  Thank you.

Healthy Eating

A guide for older people living with diabetes

As we get older, staying nourished and maintaining healthy eating habits can be challenging! Check out our new booklet about healthy eating and food choices for older people living with diabetes. 

To receive your free copy of this great booklet call 1300 136 588.  For more information



Infomation & Resources



You can purchase this year's Entertainment Book from us by following the link (click on picture above). Every book sold will help our fundraising and with over $20,000 worth of value inside you are sure to come out a winner!

Stay up to date with the latest news



13 February 2015 - Tasmanian's Pedal for Prevention and Awareness. Pollie Pedal. Read more.

3 September 2014 - The Case for Action. Read more.

18 September 2014 - Australia's Biggest Bank takes on Australia's biggest health challenge.  Read more.

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - Study finds type 1 and type 2 diabetes are equally psychologically challenging in young adults.  Read more.


5 December 2014 - National Diabetes Services Scheme Resources Launch.  National Development Programs.  Read more.


8 December 2014 - Australian Chronic Disease Prevention Alliance - Public Health Groups Welcome Launch of Health Star Rating.  Read more.


Current Research Projects around Australia seeking input from people with diabetes.  Click here if you'd like to learn more or possibly be involved in the research or a clinical trial.