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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Banks on Board for DV Support

Victims of financial abuse, now have an avenue to safely disclose financial abuse to bank staff who are trained to identify financial abuse victims and act to support them. The Australian Banking Association has developed a new guideline on how

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May: Domestic Violence Prevention and Awareness Month

The first Wednesday in May is the night to remember the victims of family violence during Domestic Violence Prevention and Awareness Month, with vigils of remembrance being held right across the country. The Domestic Violence Coordinating Committee (combined Women’s Services

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Empowering Youth to Spark Great Ideas

A team of young people who joined the Backswing project in Glenorchy earlier this year have launched the campaign they have worked so hard on over the last 18 weeks. The young participants from the Glenorchy community collaborated with a

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Safer in the long run

A group of enthusiastic young adults who joined the Backswing project in Sorell earlier this year are about to launch the campaign they have worked so hard on over the last 18 weeks.  The young participants from the Sorell community

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Emerging Community Leaders Program

Colony 47’s PaKT Coordinator, Jennifer Clayton, has been selected to participate in the 2018 Emerging Community Leaders Program. Tasmanian Community Fund runs the Emerging Community Leaders Program which recognises the need to invest in and train Tasmania’s next community leaders.

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