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Mentors in Violence Prevention Workshop

April 20, 2022

Mentors in Violence Prevention Training gives you the skills to help end violence in our communities by learning how to be effective bystanders. Bystanders can confront, interrupt, or prevent violence.…

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2021 Christmas Party

December 23, 2021

Here is a sneak peek at our wonderful Christmas Party lunch for residents and staff alike, hosted at Government House! We ate wholesome food, played lawn games, practised circus skills,…

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Hobart Women’s Shelter Expansion

July 3, 2020

Today we are very excited to announce the Hobart Women’s Shelter has an additional 10, 2 bedroom crisis pods to further assist women and children who are experiencing family violence…

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Coronavirus update: CEO Message

March 18, 2020

Hobart Women’s Shelter (HWS) is closely monitoring developments concerning the coronavirus pandemic and is taking all necessary steps to ensure the wellbeing of our staff and the women and children…

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His Crimes, Her Secrets

February 13, 2020

On Thursday 13 February, Tasmanian Governor Her Excellency Professor Kate Warner AC, will be part of the launch of local author Fran Spears’s book, His Crimes Her Secrets, at Fullers…

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Transitional Accommodation for Families

January 10, 2020

As you would all be aware, there has been a significant change in the Hobart rental property market over the last few years, with Hobart now having one of the…

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Child and Young People’s Support Worker

November 22, 2019

As a Child and Young People’s Support Worker in an accommodation facility, you’ll be part of a skilled team responsible for helping children and young people experience childhood to its…

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Get On Board

September 13, 2019

The Hobart Women’s Shelter (HWS) aims to empower women and children to lead independent and fulfilling lives. Our vision is to create a safe and inclusive community free from homelessness,…

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New Accommodation Units for Women and Children in Need in Hobart

August 16, 2019

Hobart Women’s Shelter (HWS) is very pleased to be working with the Department of Communities to provide an additional 17 accommodation units to women and children affected by family violence…

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Thank you Myer Hobart and the Myer Community Fund

Thank you Myer Hobart and the Myer Community Fund

November 23, 2017

We are pleased to let our Facebook friends know that we have received a grant from the Myer Community Fund.  The $25,000, the funding will be used to purchase toys…

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