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:

National Employers Reference Group

Colony 47 attended the inaugural National Employers Reference Group (NERG) Meeting on Monday 14 May at PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) in Sydney to represent the success and challenges of youth employment in Tasmania. Colony 47 CEO Danny Sutton said that sponsoring Di

National Homelessness Week 2018

“Ending Homelessness Together” is the message for all Tasmanians during National Homelessness Week, 6-12 August 2018. Led by Shelter Tasmania, the Southern Housing Sector have partnered with Local Government and other service providers to create a program of events that

Colony 47 Transitions Aboriginal Community Pathways Program to Tasmanian Aboriginal Elder’s Council.

Colony 47 is transitioning the service delivery of the Aboriginal Community Pathways Program to the Elders Council of Tasmania Aboriginal Corporation. Martin Hay, the Community Pathways Program Coordinator said it was fantastic that the Elders Council had applied and were

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