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New to the Community?
Bucaan Community House welcomes you to the sunny community of Chigwell and surrounds.  We hope you enjoy being here as much as we do.  Feel free to pop in and have a chat to learn how we can assist you.

Knowing your community takes time.  Here are some quick links we hope will help.

The local shops
Chigwell shops are located on Allunga Road and at the top of Allunga Road on Berriedale Road.
You can purchase petrol at the bottom of Berriedale Road at the Berriedale Service Centre.

Arts – MONA 
MONA website

Local Government
Glenorchy City Council is your Local Council

Public Transport
Metro Bus time tables

Parks and Recreation
Wellington Park is located nearby, and there are many hiking and mountain bike tracks in the area.

Check out the Glenorchy City Council and Tasmanian Parks and Wildlife web pages for more information.


There are a number of schools in the area

Primary Schools

High Schools



Bucaan Community House

Mission Australia – Chigwell House

Child and Family Centre Chigwell

Early Childhood
Launching into learning is a free program for young children (Birth – 4 years old) and their families. It helps parents and their child get to know their local school and other families.
Launching into Learning operates in all Tasmanian Government primary and district schools and Child and Family Centres.

Child Care Connections – Glenorchy City Council

Discovery Early Learning

Goodstart Early Learning

Find Help Tas is a great resource for anyone who is looking for information or assistance.