North Eastern Launceston, Tasmania

About the community

The North Eastern Launceston Community is situated approximately 200 kilometres from Hobart CBD and includes the suburbs of Mayfield, Rocherlea, Ravenswood and Waverley. The area covers 1,409 square kilometres. The residential population is 62,218 with 4,487 children aged 0 to 5 years (ABS Census 2006).

North Eastern Launceston 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 North Eastern Launceston community with the support of The Smith Family and managed by the Learning for Life Worker. In 2012, the Let’s Read program is being delivered through the Launching into Learning groups and Kindergarten groups at Mayfield, Rocherlea, Ravenswood Heights and Waverley Primary Schools.


The Smith Family.

Key contact

The Smith Family