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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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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Winter Support Package

As part of the Housing Summit discussions earlier this year, the Housing Connect partners (Colony 47, Salvation Army, Anglicare CatholicCare and Hobart City Mission) identified an immediate need to provide housing for people who were at risk of rough sleeping

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New Accommodation Support Package for Mental Health Consumers.

Colony 47 looks forward to working collaboratively with the Tasmanian Health Services and Housing Tasmanian to implement the Government’s commitment to fund the Housing and Accommodation Support Initiative (HASI) Trial in southern Tasmania. A pre-election commitment of $1,000,000 over two

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Colony 47 Young Indigenous Award Winner

If the Tasmanian Young Achiever Awards are anything to go by we can all feel confident that the future of our state is bright. The achievements of each nominee, finalist and winner were incredibly inspirational and none more so than

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Colony 47 Joins Forces with the Tasmanian Police Academy

Colony 47’s Employment Engagement Team joined forces with the Tasmanian Police Academy to give young people valuable insight into the various career paths within law enforcement. By providing opportunities for young people to explore their career options, Colony 47’s Transition

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#YOUTHWEEKTAS18

The youth advisory committees of Hobart, Clarence and Glenorchy City Councils teamed up to create a Youth Week event for 2018 which celebrated the diverse experience of being young in Tasmania. Youth Week Tasmania (#youthweektas18) was held on Friday 13

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