Healthy living

The Council’s Rural Health Unit coordinates a range of health services and programs for Huon Valley residents, including:

  • Rural Health Week activities
  • Seniors health initiatives
  • Youth health programs
  • Health promotion activities

The Council works closely with the Australian and Tasmanian government health authorities.

Walking Groups

Heart Foundation Walking Groups in the Huon Valley – Coordinated and promoted by Huon Valley Council

The major objective of Walking Groups is to provide a free and ongoing support system to encourage people of all ages, to be involved in physical activity and do some gentle exercise.

Contact the Huon Valley Council Area Coordinator for further information.

Huon Valley Walking Groups:

Geeveston Gaitors

Walking 10am Tuesday’s

Start from the front of Geeveston Community Hall, Brady Street in Geeveston

Huonville Heartbeats

Walking 9.30am Thursday’s

Start from inside PCYC Huonville

Cygnet Soaring Swans

Walking 9am Tuesday’s and Friday’s

Start from Burtons Reserve in Cygnet

The walking program is free and is funded by the Huon Valley Council and operated through the Rural Primary Health Services Program.

The Rural Primary Health Services Program is funded in Tasmania by Primary Health Tasmania under the Primary Health Networks Programme – an Australian Government Initiative.