Breastfeeding Coalition Tasmania

Site menu


Got questions about breastfeeding and COVID-19?
Good information can help you feed your baby safely when you have COVID-19. Visit these trusted websites for the latest advice.
14 Oct 2020

Empower Parents Enable Breastfeeding
World Breastfeeding Week 2019 highlights how important parental leave and flexible work arrangements are for both parents to support breastfeeding. Let's work together to empower parents and enable breastfeeding, now and for the future!
30 Jul 2019

It's World Breastfeeding Week!
Breastfeeding Foundation of Life is the theme this year.  Learn how breastfeeding helps prevent malnutrition in all its forms, ensures food security and breaks the cycle of poverty.
31 Jul 2018

Progressive Leadership on Workplace Breastfeeding
Changes to the Tasmanian House of Assembly rules tabled on 15th November 2016 will allow female members to breastfeed while participating in the proceedings of the House.
16 Nov 2016

It's World Breastfeeding Week 2016
Breastfeeding is key to Sustainable Development. Millions of dollars saved by something that doesn’t cost the earth.World Breastfeeding Week
27 Jul 2016

Breastfeeding essential for building a better world for future generations
Recent papers published by The Lancet show that breastfeeding is essential for building a better world for future generations in rich and poor countries alike.
08 Mar 2016

It's World Breastfeeding Week!
What does your workplace do to support breastfeeding mums returning to work?Breastfeeding and Work: Let's Make it Work is the theme for World Breastfeeding Week 2015.
03 Aug 2015

Local author’s inspired children’s book
Tasmanian author Luana Towney celebrates the release of her first book, Lola's New Cousin, a children's story about breastfeeding.
13 Nov 2014

Breastfeeding Awareness Week
It's Breastfeeding Awareness Week 2014 (1-7 Aug) – A great time to celebrate that 100% of Tasmanian hospitals are Baby-Friendly accredited, but there's more work to be done…
05 Aug 2014

Australian launch - Need to Inve$t in Babies
Reverend Tim Costello launched The Need to Inve$t in Babies in Australia this week. The global advocacy paper calls for greater financial investment to create an enabling environment for breastfeeding.
29 Apr 2014

Axing infant formula watchdog unacceptable
BCT calls on the Abbott government to rethink its decision to abolish the independent Advisory Panel on the Marketing of Infant Formula.
09 Jan 2014

Call for a stronger stance on marketing infant formula
Breastfeeding Coalition Tasmania calls for the new federal Minister for Health to take a stronger stance on the marketing of infant formula.
28 Oct 2013