Change Matters in RACT/Colony 47 Partnership

Colony 47 is an independent, Tasmanian community service organisation providing service and support to people disadvantaged individuals and families. Dedicated to the Tasmanian community for over 40 years, we understand that better outcomes are achieved by working together with local

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Never too young to make a difference?

Extreme weather conditions and snow did not stand in the way of The Hutchins School’s grade six student James Hodgman’s mission to raise money for Colony 47’s 2015 Hats for Homelessness campaign. With disruptions and school closures threatening the Hats

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Ground breaking partnership hits huge Milestone.

Tasmania’s leading politicians and Colony 47 supporters turned out to a special lunch that celebrated the success of Ristorante Da Angelo raising over $20,000 through Colony 47’s Two Dollars for Change initiative. Minister Petrusma spoke on behalf of the Government,

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Hats for Homelessness August 5 2015

Colony 47 is inviting every school in Tasmania to participate in our 2nd annual HATS FOR HOMELESSNESS initiative on 5 August. Colony 47’s Hats for Homelessness is a state-wide school based fundraising initiative developed to raise awareness and support for young people who are

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New partnership brings warmth to winter

Hobart Funeral Director Doubles the Warmth this Winter When winter comes around, we like to break out the hot chocolate, snuggle in front of the fire or heater, pull our heavier jackets out of storage and put an extra blanket

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Colony 47 joins Rosie Batty’s campaign – Never Alone

  Colony 47  is supporting a new campaign and it’s one we feel passionate about. We wanted to share it with you. Many of you will have heard Rosie Batty’s story. Last year her son Luke was murdered by his own father

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Breakthrough partnership between RACT and Colony 47

  Breakthrough partnership between RACT and Colony 47 The RACT has announced a breakthrough business and community partnership with Colony 47 which will fund vital programs for Tasmania’s most vulnerable.   RACT CEO Harvey Lennon said that the RACT was

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2015 Colony 47 Winter Appeal is officially launched.

2015 Colony 47 Winter Appeal is officially launched. Colony 47 has officially launched their 2015 Winter Appeal with an event hosted by the RACT and supported by the TCCI. Over 100 business leaders, politicians and individuals attended the two hour

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Colony 47 Recognised for Volunteer Management

Colony 47 has received another prestigious award from the Hobart City Council at the annual City of Hobart Volunteer Recognition Awards night held Wednesday 20 May. Colony 47 is very proud to have received the award for Best Practice in

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From the CEO Desk – Getting Youth into Work

The youth unemployment rate in Tasmania increased marginally over last year to currently stand at 17.4% in January 2015, well above the national average of 14.2%. This means approximately 7,700 young people in Tasmania are seeking meaningful work engagement.  Many

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