Chigwell, Tasmania

About the community

The Chigwell Community is situated approximately 10 kilometres from Hobart CBD. The area covers 142 square kilometres. The residential population is 43,413 with 3,192 children aged 0 to 5 years (ABS Census 2006).

Chigwell and the Let's Read program

The Let’s Read program commenced in 2008 as part of a state wide implementation and funded through the state government of Tasmania for a period of 3 years.  The program has continued in the Chigwell community with the support of The Smith Family and managed by the Learning for Life Worker. In 2012, the Let’s Read program is delivered through the Launching into Learning group at Windermere Primary School.


The Let’s Read program in Chigwell is sponsored by The Smith Family.

Key contact

The Smith Family