Felix Ellis MP visits Violet Place

State Liberal Member of Braddon, Felix Ellis MP attended our official opening of Emily Crescent in September last year and expressed an interest in learning more about how the government can assist in the disability sector. We welcomed Mr Ellis to Violet Place in Devonport this week to get a feel for the property and what it offers to those who call it home.

Violet Place was built as part of a Tasmanian Government YPIRAC initiative (Young People in Residential Aged Care) to provide housing for NDIS participants who were living in Aged Care facilities due to the lack of suitable housing that catered for their mobility needs.

As an organisation Multicap Tasmania is committed to provide increasing options for people requiring these accommodation offerings in appropriate properties, and we aim to vastly improve the quality of life for those who would otherwise be reliant on aged care facilities or living in not suitable arrangements.

The communal building at Violet Place

Violet Place is made up of five self contained units with a large communal space and vegetable garden.

Through a property tour and discussion with CEO, Nigel Hill; Regional Manager, Melissa Neasey and Client Services Coordinator, Julie Hancock, Mr Ellis now has a better understanding of what we do at Violet Place and how valuable such offerings are.

“It’s given me some really good perspective.”

 Felix Ellis MP

If you are seeking supported accommodation, please reach out to us. We have a lot of exciting accommodation offerings across Launceston and the North West Coast and plan to develop more in response to the specific needs in our community.

Published on 19 Feb 2021