Blog Archives

2014 Colony 47 Christmas Lunch wrap up!

                        The 2014 Colony 47 Christmas Lunch was supported by more businesses, individuals, families and community than ever before. Businesses such as Hydro Tasmania, Goodstart Early Learning Centres, Pharmacy Guild

Posted in Fundraising, Housing and Homlessness, Mental Health, News & Media, Volunteer Tagged with: ,

No job too BRICK or too small

Start Fresh Services have been contracted to clean over 100,000 bricks. Citta Property Group, who are developing Parliament Square, will use the cleaned and treated bricks from the original structure for the redevelopment project. An empty warehouse was set up

Posted in Employment, Mental Health, News & Media, Uncategorized Tagged with: , , , ,

Start Fresh – Maintenance That Matters

Our Start Fresh Services cleaning and maintenance social enterprise continues to deliver amazing results for its clients and its supported employees with an ever expanding list of services. Since the beginning of 2015 and in addition to their regular cleaning,

Posted in Employment, Mental Health, News & Media Tagged with: , , , ,

Celebrating 20 years of mental health support in Hobart

Colony 47’s internationally recognised Eureka Clubhouse celebrated its 20th anniversary on February 27 2015. At its opening, high-profile film maker, broadcaster, human rights advocate and past Schizophrenia Foundation deputy chairperson Anne Deveson said the Clubhouse was “a dream come true

Posted in Mental Health, News & Media

Eureka Clubhouse Skills Program produces the first inspiring graduate

2nd April 2014 A unique partnership between Eureka Clubhouse (a division of Colony 47), MEGT Institute and Skills Tasmania has provided 12 Tasmanians with mental health experiences the opportunity to achieve a milestone: a vocational qualification that is recognised nationally

Posted in Mental Health, News & Media