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 mission – to create a fairer community, eliminate disadvantage and improve the lives of Tasmanians.

Latest News:

The Consumer Consultant Group

The Housing Connect Consumer Consultant Group has been instrumental in the development of the new Colony 47 Website and how we communicate Housing Connect Services in Southern Tasmania. Colony 47 CEO, Danny Sutton, said that formalising a Consumer Consultant Group

Lockers Leading the Way!

In August 2017 an 11 year old girl called Bella, reached out to Colony 47 to learn about the logistics of setting up lockers for homeless people in her home city of Bunbury in Western Australia. Colony 47’s Housing Connect

Colony 47 Community Christmas Lunch Wrap-up

Why do we have hundreds of Tasmanians clambering for the 120 volunteer positions that require them to wake up with their families Christmas morning and go to work at the Colony 47 Community Christmas Lunch? It isn’t an easy job;

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