Individuals & Families

Variety Tasmania helps children and their families with financial support to purchase essential items and equipment that are not funded by other community, government or charity organisations.

Assistance is available for Tassie children up to 18 years of age, who are sick, disadvantaged or have additional needs.


Variety Tasmania gives grants to organisations that support Tassie kids in need, including schools, not-for-profit and community groups. These grants can be for items such as medical equipment or interactive playground equipment. Variety Tas also offers a Bikes for Kids Program to assist organisations purchase bikes for children who are sick, disadvantaged or have additional needs.

The Variety Freya Fund provides a one-off emergency relief payment for Tasmanian families who care for a child with additional needs or a severe disability:

Nominate a family for the Variety Freya Fund

To support individual kids, we grant items such as:

Mobility / Postural Aids, Medical Equipment, Communication Aids, Calming and Sensory Products and Assistive Technology

Apply for an Individual Grant

Children with a long term medical condition (like cancer or Alopecia) who have lost their hair, can apply for a grant for a wig:

Apply for a grant for a Wig

To organisations that support kids in need, including schools, not-for-profits and community groups we grant items such as Educational Resources, Interactive Playground Equipment, Mobility Equipment, Technology and Bikes 4 Kids

Apply for a Community Grant

The Variety Creative Arts Program are small-group workshops run by a qualified Arts Therapist.

Variety Creative Arts Program

Need more info?

The Variety Tasmania team are here to support you with your application so please, if you have any questions, or are at all unsure about the process, get in touch. Phone us on (03) 6248 4888 or email [email protected]