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

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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

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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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Colony 47 Annual Report 2015/16.

Colony 47 Inc held it’s AGM on 13 October, presenting the Annual Report for 2015/16. New Chair Graham Flower thanked outgoing Chair Harvey Lennon for steering Colony 47 over the previous few years.

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Eureka Clubhouse Mental Health Week Breakfast

The theme for Mental Health Week 2016 is Mental Health Begins with Me and we are pleased to announce that after 21 years of continuous service, Eureka Clubhouse is holding its very popular, Annual Mental Health Week Breakfast to celebrate

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Social Return on Investment

A recent project conducted by a University of Tasmania business and economics student on a Colony 47 program, Eureka Clubhouse, has garnered interesting results for its Social Return on Investment. Watch the video to learn more.  

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National Youth Day

National Youth Day (Friday, 15 April 2016) was celebrated with an event on parliament Lawns, Hobart. Watch our couch voxpop to learn more about issues affecting young Tasmanians today.  

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‘Project 47’ – Southern Tasmania’s new Transition to Work service

Project 47 is for young people aged 15–21 looking to land a job or get a qualification. We focus on what you’re good at, build your talents and help you track down opportunities. Find out more at

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Launch of the 2015 Christmas Appeal at Your Habitat

Give a little more this Christmas. Give hope. Thank you, the Hon Elise Archer MP, for kindly launching the Colony 47 Christmas Appeal 2015 on Thursday, 26 November. Held this year at Your Habitat in Hobart, many supporters enjoyed discounted

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2015 Christmas Appeal

Please join us for the launch of the 2015 Colony 47 Christmas Appeal on Thursday 26th of Nov at 6pm at Your Habitat on Liverpool St in Hobart. $25 per person for drinks and nibbles and Christmas shopping for a

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