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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 Bookshop. His Crimes Her Secrets is the story of one woman’s strength to overcome the odds of domestic violence. “I wrote this book to help…

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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 highest rents in Australia. Clearly this has affected the demand for accommodation, with more women and children seeking assistance due to the housing crisis and…

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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 fullest. Please read the following Position Description. If applicable please email your CV and cover letter to pm@hobartws.org.au Key Result Areas The Child and Young…

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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, violence, inequality and injustice. We are a not for profit organisation providing accommodation and support to women and children experiencing homelessness and/or family violence. HWS…

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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 and/or homelessness in Hobart. This has been agreed to in principle. Therefore we are seeking expression of interests for Family/Tenancy Support Workers, Administration and Cleaning.…

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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 and equipment for a new activities and recreation room and to set up a toy library in our new purpose built shelter (we move in…

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Annual Report

Thank you!

October 19, 2017

 Thank you to all of our Facebook friends for your support and encouragement throughout the year.  Our 16/17 Annual Reports highlights our achievements and the ever growing number of women and children requiring crisis accomodation. Our focus this year will be how we can assist more women and children in need. Click here to download our…

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Myer Fund

Thank you to Myer Hobart and the Myer Community Fund

August 31, 2017

Thank you to Myer Hobart and the Myer Community Fund for selecting the Hobart Women’s Shelter as their local charity partner over the past 12 months.  Myer Hobart’s team raised $4,512.65 and the Myer Community Fund matched their contribution bringing the total contribution for the Hobart Women’s Shelter to $9,025.30.  This is a substantial donation,…

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Paying it Forward

June 29, 2017

A big shout and thank you to Nell at Rendezvous Lounge Café at Salamanca for paying it forward.  Nell has been involved with the pay it forward movement for some time and has selected the Hobart Women’s Shelter as the recipient of her recent pay if forward initiative. After winning free advertising from 7HOFM, Nell…

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Congratulations

Congratulations Liz

May 1, 2017

Congratulations to Liz Gillam, Board Member at HWS for being awarded for service to government.  Liz is deeply committed to fairness, justice and public policy. Read more here

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