Supported Employment

The employment services are progressive businesses (Australian Disability Enterprises) which aim to provide quality products and services on a commercial basis, whilst offering opportunities for training and supported employment for people with disabilities with a view to the enhancement of their rights, equality and individual development. 

These services currently consist of:-. 

Devon Industries Tasmania: 

Pallet and bin manufacturing, packaging, collating and industrial sewing, plus contract labour to businesses and the recycling of glass, cans, paper and plastic. 

Tasmanian Rural Marketing Services: 

Collating and distribution of advertising material. 

North West Forestry Services: 

Contract pruning of pine, eucalypt and blackwood and fertilising program with Forestry Tasmania, Rayonier and private foresters. 

Devon Gardening Services: 

Provides gardening services for businesses and individuals in the Latrobe, Devonport, Central Coast, Burnie and Kentish municipalities. 

Healthy Cuisine: 


Provides canteen services at local schools and colleges including Nixon Street Primary, Miandetta Primary, East Ulverstone and Ulverstone Central Primary and Don Campus.

This business also operates the Bass Strait Diner at the Bass Strait Maritime Centre in Gloucester St, Devonport, which commenced on April 6th 2013.  

Another service from Healthy Cuisine is providing home cooked meals that are delivered to homes in the Latrobe and Devonport municipalities.  

The operations above provide training and employment in areas such as foodsafe handling, nutrition, monetary skills, social etiquette, personal development, catering, responsible serving of alcohol, barista, etc.