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 is changing.

From 12pm on Friday 28th June, 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.

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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 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…
May 20, 2024

Celebrating National Volunteer Week

National Volunteer Week is being celebrated from 20-27 May 2024. And so, this week, we're reflecting on those who have volunteered with us over the last 12 months, our last…
May 1, 2024

Prevention always better than a cure

Family and domestic violence is a deeply ingrained issue that affects our families, our communities, and the fabric of our society. One-third of Australian teenagers aged 18-19 have experienced intimate…

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