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:

Youth in Charge

Colony 47 has been chosen as part of the Australian Government’s Empowering YOUth Initiatives program to deliver the Backswing program in Southern Tasmania. Backswing is a youth employment program with a massive difference – a group of young people will create

Thank You Hydro Tasmania

On behalf of Colony 47 we would like to say thank you to all the staff and board members at Hydro Tasmania for their wonderful support of Mara House. This is a little video made with the help of some

Community Matters December 2016

Please enjoy Community Matters December 2016. Consumers’ stories are so important to us as Colony 47 walks alongside Tasmanians who need some support.

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