Welcome to Colony 47

Colony 47 provides support to over 20,000 Tasmanian children, young people and families every year.

For over 40 years Colony 47 has worked to ensure that support is given to those that need it most. We help individuals and families develop solutions and find support to build better lives and break the cycle of disadvantage. We work closely with local communities at a grass roots level and with our many partners to ensure that we achieve our vision of a thriving, connected and diverse community where no-one is left behind.

Latest News:

Colville Place

In March 2018 the Tasmanian Government awarded Colony 47 a contract to provide services in a new purpose-built facility in Hobart for youth at risk of homelessness between the ages of 12 and 15. The facility is one of a

Learner Driver Partnership with RACT

Tia is a young person in regional Tasmania with goals and aspirations to become a youth worker, but limited public transport and training options meant that not having a licence was one of her biggest challenges. Thanks to the support

Winter Support Package

As part of the Housing Summit discussions earlier this year, the Housing Connect partners (Colony 47, Salvation Army, Anglicare CatholicCare and Hobart City Mission) identified an immediate need to provide housing for people who were at risk of rough sleeping

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