Supporting young Tasmanians for 50 years to be healthy, housed, learning, employed and empowered.

Help with housing?

Are you between 18 & 24 and need help with the rent?

Housing Connect has changed.

Colony 47 will no longer deliver any Housing Connect programs.

Housing Connect services are still available and will be delivered by Anglicare, CatholicCare, Hobart City Mission, and Wintringham.

Please phone 1800 800 588 for assistance.

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We believe all children and young people have the right to feel safe, valued, and able to participate.

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Our vision is to create a thriving, connected, inclusive and diverse community where every young Tasmanian has the opportunity to live a good life.

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Find out how you can help us address housing for young Tasmanians. We can do it, let’s revolutionise housing in Tassie and give young people the opportunity they need.
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Latest News

June 20, 2024

Celebrating Housing Connect

For the past 10 years running the Housing Connect front door in Southern Tasmania our passionate team has helped support over 60,000 Tasmanians achieve their housing goals. This includes help…
June 17, 2024

Embarking on a new chapter to End Youth Homelessness

On June 30, Colony 47 will embark on a new chapter in its 50-year history helping Tasmanians overcome homelessness.  For the past 10 years we have been the State Government’s…
June 13, 2024

Tasmanians at increasing risk of falling into financial distress

The inaugural Financial Wellbeing in Tasmania Report from MyState Bank and Colony 47 reveals an increasing number of Tasmanians, including renters, young people and those living in the regions are…

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