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  • Monday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Tuesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Wednesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Thursday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed


headspace Burnie offers free support for young people aged 12 to 25, their families and friends. 

The centre has wheelchair access via elevator and all services at headspace are bulk-billed (free) for Australian citizens or permanent residents through Medicare (click here for further information), and to anyone else through arrangement with our Lead Agent, Cornerstone Youth Services. 

To refer to headspace Burnie, drop in, give us a call or complete our online self-referral form using the button below. See the "how do I access support at headspace Devonport" tab section at the end of this page for more information and access to the professional referral form.

Online Referral Form


  • Monday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Tuesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Wednesday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Thursday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Friday: 9:00am - 5:00pm
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: Closed

headspace Burnie is operated by Cornerstone Youth Services. All headspace services are funded by the Australian Government Department of Health and Aged Care. Administration of funding is carried out by the headspace centre’s local Primary Health Network, in this case, Primary Health Network Tasmania.


Get tips on how to prepare your resume and present for interviews. Find out about local employment opportunities (full time, part-time, or casual).

Mental health workers – which may include psychologists, psychiatrists, counsellors and other workers – that can help if you're just not feeling yourself.

A group of young people who help with events and some decision making at a centre. Ask your centre about getting involved.

If you live near our headspace centre in a rural area but cannot travel in to see us, you can see our mental health workers online.

Workers either on site or linked to the centre who can assist you with any alcohol or other drug concern.

“As soon as I sought help, I suddenly realised that my anxiety was very treatable and that I wasn’t alone.”
- Charlie

Jobs and volunteering

Positions currently available at headspace Burnie

The headspace Clinical Team are seeking an experienced youth focussed Mental Health Clinician to work in their Devonport and Burnie headspace Centres. If you are driven and passionate about improving youth mental health outcomes for young Tasmanian’s, please contact us.  This is an exciting opportunity to work as part of a multidisciplinary team, specialising in youth mental health. 

You will work under the direction of the Clinical Lead and Centre Manager and will be responsible for:

  • providing a therapeutic and case management service for young people presenting with, mild to moderate mental health challenges
  • delivering evidence based psychological interventions, that are culturally appropriate for both groups and individual. 
  • delivering psychosocial education to young people, families/caregivers and community groups
  • providing secondary consultation as required


The Lead Agency

Cornerstone Youth Services Inc. (CSYS) is the lead agency for headspace Devonport, Burnie and Launceston. CSYS have been providing services to young people aged from 12-25 in the community for over ten years. Website: https://www.cornerstoneyouthservices.com.au/


What we offer

  • Remuneration as per the Health Professionals and Support Services Award
  • A positive and supportive team environment 
  • Access to full salary packaging 
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • A budget for professional development and external supervision
  • 1 day of leave for your birthday
  • 3 days leave between Christmas and New Year
  • Option 1 day monthly RDO for full time employees


What you’ll need 

Degree in Psychology, Social Work, Occupational Therapy, or Mental Health Nursing.

  • Registration with AHPRA as a Psychologist (full or provisional), Occupational Therapist or Mental Health Nurse. Current membership OR eligibility for registration with AASW.
  • Demonstrated competence in the provision of a full range of mental health services including mental state examinations and psychological assessments. 
  • Highly developed skills in managing risk and providing individual, family and group interventions for young people presenting with a broad range of issues.  
  • Ability to engage with young people and their families holistically.
  • Ability to engage with relevant stakeholders to advocate and support access for young people.
  • A commitment to the headspace vision; www.headspace.org.au/careers/the-headspace-way/


Post graduate qualifications and/or previous experience working in the youth mental health sector and/or primary healthcare environment. 


For a confidential discussion regarding this position please contact Project Officer Allison Campbell on 6335 3100.  A Position Description can be obtained by phoning or emailing acampbell@csys.com.au.


We are currently seeking expressions of interest for a headspace Family and Friends Reference Group! We are looking for family members and friends of those who have supported a young person with their mental health and wellbeing.
Families and friends play a pivotal role in the care of young people and we want to ensure that we are providing family, friends and carers the opportunity to have a voice on the issues that matter to them. 

For more information contact:

Name: Rebecca Wells - Community Awareness Officer
Phone: 0488 353 040
Email: acampbell@csys.com.au

More information

Everyone is welcome at headspace Burnie

Our general mental health service offers short-terms services for young people experiencing mild to moderate difficulties.

All services at headspace are bulk-billed (free) for Australian citizens or permanent residents through Medicare (click here for further information), and to anyone else through arrangement with our Lead Agent, Cornerstone Youth Services. Our headspace website also has additional information here.

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How to refer 

Self Referral Form - for yourself or family members.

Professional Referral Form - for schools, GP's and other services.

Once the form has been completed it can be emailed to headspaceburnie@csys.com.au or mailed to headspace Burnie, PO Box 565, Burnie Tasmania 7320. 

Once the form has been received we will phone you within 2 working days.

The person calling you will be a mental health professional from our access and team and will discuss what's happening for you at the moment. If headspace seems like the right service for you we'll arrange a time to meet you in person at the satellite. This is a chance to ask more questions and for you to gain further understanding about the services we provide. You're welcome to bring in a support person - family, friend - anyone you'd like to have with you. 

Online referrals can also be made via the Cornerstone Youth Services website, just click the following link.


Understanding your rights to healthcare

The Australian Charter of Healthcare Rights (the Charter) explains what you
or someone you care for can expect when receiving health care. These rights apply to everyone receiving health care in Australia, and in all places.

This includes public and private hospitals, day procedure facilities (such as day
hospitals), general practices, community health centres, dental clinics, as well
as specialist and allied health provider (e.g. physiotherapist, psychologist) clinics.

To learn about rights to your healthcare, click on this link.

headspace Burnie is located next to Red Herring. Access our main entrance is from the back of the building (Hungry Jacks car park side) where there is paid parking available. The BFT gym is below the building, with the door adjacent to the headspace entrance. Wheelchair access is available via the lift at the bottom of the stairs. The nearest disability carpark is located in the Stubbs Complex Carpark at back of the building.



For more information on parking fees and locations please visit Burnie Parking Information. Bus timetables can be downloaded from Burnie Bus Timetable and InformationThe centre has wheelchair access via elevator as pictured below.

Lift from ground floor

Lift from first floor (headspace Burnie office)

For further information on headspace and frequently asked questions regarding the service please download the Information Pack for Young People

For further information on headspace and frequently asked questions regarding the service please download the Information Pack for Family and Friends

For Mental Health Week 2022, the north west youth reference group created a booklet to provide young people a friendly guide to ways to connect with services, activities, community groups & entertainment in the north west to show low cost ways to improve mental well-being and to promote a sense of awareness, belonging and connection to land and community.

Physical booklets are limited however, you can access the online, up-to-date version here.

In a nutshell: the Youth Reference Group (YRG) is a group of young people (aged 15-25) who meet monthly to discuss headspace in their local area, review the service and run activities to promote the service and provide education on early intervention for health and wellbeing. 

If you would like to know more please contact Bec - Community Awareness Officer - at the Burnie office on 6408 0251, email at rwells@csys.com.au or download the application form and drop it into our office.

Youth Reference Group Application Form

headspace work and study - your pathway to education and employment

What is work and study? 

  • The "Individual Placement and Support' Program funded by the Department of Social Services
  • We work with you one on one to assist you to achieve your career goals
  • Work and study is voluntary, free and YOU choose the goals and pathway to your career

Am I eligible? 

  • Are you looking for work or thinking about study
  • Are you a headspace client aged 12-25

What can work and study do for me? 

  • Provide specialist career advice
  • Help you find a job that suits your goals and interests
  • Develop your resume and cover letter
  • Help you find a course to star your career
  • Prepare you for interviews and talking with employers
  • Say in touch after you have started work or a course (you decide when you want to exit

If you would like more information about work and study, then talk to headspace Burnie today.