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

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

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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We rely on the generosity of the community who contribute to our work in many different ways. Through donating and raising funds, you are making a real difference to our community, here in Tasmania.
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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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Want to know about our History?

See how we began with an idea. 50 years later, we’re still finding potential in those we meet. We’re still supporting young people and we’re ready to do the hard work and look for solutions.

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Latest News

April 22, 2024

Eva’s story

Eva comes all the way from Queensland after moving to Tassie in 2019 to attend the University of Tasmania.​ Graduating during the middle of this year, Eva completed an English and Writing Degree and is…
March 25, 2024

Partnership Spotlight: Hydro Tasmania

For almost 11 years, our strong partnership with Hydro Tasmania has been in place to directly help the young women accommodated at Mara House. It allows for the provision of support beyond general day to day operations,…
February 26, 2024

The Mind Games welcome Colony 47 to the stage

We are in full preparation mode for The Mind Games 2024, a celebration of positive mental health, community, and teamwork, all with a healthy sprinkle of workplace fun!    Running…

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