Future Funding for Eureka Clubhouse

Future funding for Colony 47’s Eureka Clubhouse has been confirmed by the state Government. To celebrate, the Clubhouse members welcomed the Minister for Health, Michael Ferguson and Speaker of the House, Elise Archer over lunch. Eureka Clubhouse is famous for

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Making Life Changing Connections

Five years ago, Mina, a Eureka Clubhouse member, struggled with depression and self-worth but this all changed when soccer came into her life. A rehabilitation staff member at Eureka Clubhouse introduced her to Street Soccer, which is run by the

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PaKT Partners with Children’s University

Colony 47’s PAKT Program (Parents and Kids Together) has partnered with the University of Tasmania’s Children’s University initiative. As a Public Learning Destination for Windermere and Austins Ferry Primary Schools, PaKT is working with children and their families to achieve

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Celebrating Tasmania’s Young Achievers.

Colony 47 would like to congratulate all the nominated participants in the Tasmanian Young Achievers Awards dinner which was held on Saturday 8th April at Wrest Point Casino. We would also like to especially highlight Jacob Prehn, the winner of

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National Youth Week Collaboration

Colony 47 participated in Alive in the Park during National Youth Week which ran from 31 March until 9 April. The event, held at Tolosa Park, Glenorchy, was made possible by a grant through the Department of Premier and Cabinet

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Youth Conference

Colony 47’s PAKT and HIPPY teams attended the 2017 ARACY Parent Engagement Conference in Melbourne from 6-8 June. Over the three days of key note speakers, workshops and Q&A sessions, our early engagement teams learned important strategies to increase the

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New Backswing Program Empowering Youth in Southern Tasmania

Colony 47 is adding to our suite of youth services by launching the Backswing program which will support groups of young people to create and manage a campaign around a community issue that is important to them. Backswing is an initiative

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Getting Youth Employed

Colony 47 is very proud of our Project 47 team who have helped place more than 125 young people in full-time or part-time work and supported more than 80 young people to undertake accredited training. Funded through the Government’s Transition

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Giving Back for Cancer Research

          Colony 47 understands the importance of giving back to our community and so do the people we work with. This year we hosted not one but two Biggest Morning Teas to raise money for the

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World Famous Quilt Comp Gift

The Tasmanian Modern Quilt Guild (TMQG) has chosen Colony 47 as the recipient of their remarkable submission to the 2016 QuiltCon Charity Quilt Challenge in Pasadena, USA. The challenge was open to Modern Quilt Guilds from around the world to

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