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An innovative way to give back and be part of the solution by a home owner in Kettering

An innovative way to give back and be part of the solution by a home owner in Kettering Kettering home owner Angus Hohenboken, has negotiated a deal with his real estate agent to donate 1% of the sale of his

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Colony 47 celebrates its national Human Rights Award and Tasmanian Community Achievement Awards in 2018

Colony 47 celebrates its national Human Rights Award and Tasmanian Community Achievement Awards in 2018 Over the past month, Colony 47 has been recognised as a semi-finalist by the Tas Community Achievement Awards and on Friday the 14 December, Colony

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Over 100 community members attend the Eureka Clubhouse Mental Health Week Breakfast

Over 100 community members attend the Eureka Clubhouse Mental Health Week Breakfast The Clubhouse hosted its annual Mental Health Week breakfast on Tuesday 19th October 2018, with 107 people participating in the annual event. Among the guests were several Members

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Staff, Stakeholder & Community Celebration Event 2018

Staff, Stakeholder & Community Celebration Event 2018 On 5th November Colony 47 held its second annual Staff, Stakeholder and Community Celebration. Colony 47 hosted around 80 community partners, board and staff at Blundstone Arena to update partners on its direction and

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Colony 47 leads Advantaged Thinking nationally

  Colony 47 leads Advantaged Thinking nationally In 2018, Colony 47 was selected as a national lead agency for implementing an international best practice approach to client centred service design, Advantaged Thinking. In September 2018, Colony 47 invited its collaborative

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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

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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

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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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Launch of Youth at Risk Accommodation Service: 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

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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

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