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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…

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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…

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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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Together we can make change

Together we can make change!

April 11, 2017

Thank you to Danni, Emma, India and the team at Lush Hobart for raising over $900 at our recent Charity Pot Party.   Also to everyone who attended the event,…

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Reviewing Our Views – 2017 and beyond…

January 4, 2017

In 2016 the Hobart Women’s Shelter’s (HWS) assisted 197 women, children, providing a total of 7039 nights’ accommodation over the course of the year. This is an increase of 5%…

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Growth for Community Change

December 2, 2016

When every news story is about fear, hate and misfortune, and every person we pass has their nose buried in a phone or tablet it might be easy for us…

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Every Step Has to be Safe

November 9, 2016

Contemporary Turkish writer and thinker Mehmet Murat ildan wrote that “For stairs to be safe, every step on the stairs has to be safe,” an idea which generates images of…

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Domestic Violence

…see what life we can make…

July 14, 2016

“Let us put our minds together and see what life we can make for our children.” This is a Native American quote about education which resonates well with two of…

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