Shelter Tas eNews

2018

 

  • Thursday 4th October 2018

    As part of the International Day of Older Persons on 1 October, Launch Housing in Melbourne has produced an article about what it is like to be an old
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  • Tuesday 18th September 2018

    On Tuesday 11 September, Shelter Tas appeared before the Legislative Council to discuss our submission to the Select Committee Inquiry into the Short
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  • Wednesday 29th August 2018

    Shelter Tas have completed the submission to the Legislative Council Select Committee Inquiry into the Short Stay Accommodation Industry in Tasmania a
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  • Wednesday 15th August 2018

    Homelessness Week is over for another year, and 2018 proved to be very successful, due to the hard work of all those involved in its organisation. She
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  • Homelessness Week – 1 week to go!

    Homelessness Week 2018 launches next Monday the 6th of August, and there’s a great range of events being held across Tasmania. Please join the S
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  • Tuesday 24th July 2018

    The Legislative Council is holding an inquiry into the the short stay accommodation industry in Tasmania. Shelter Tas is currently consulting with mem
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  • Homelessness Week – TAS events calendar available now

    There’s less than 3 weeks to go until the launch of Homelessness Week 2018, and there’s something for everyone with a range of events bein
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  • Wednesday 27th June 2018

    The State Budget was handed down on the 14th of June, and Shelter Tas welcomes the State Government’s recognition of the housing crisis in Tasmania
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  • Wednesday 13th June 2018

    With the State Budget to be handed down tomorrow, Shelter Tas calls for housing to be a top priority. Investment in affordable housing is investment i
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  • Friday 25th May 2018

    The latest Rental Affordability Index shows that rental affordability in Hobart has fallen to its lowest level since the Index began in 2015, with the
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  • Thursday 10th May 2018

    The national peak bodies – National Shelter and CHIA (Community Housing Industry Association) – have released media statements in response
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  • Friday 20th April 2018

    Shelter Tas will be participating in a working group formed by the Housing Minister to provide input on implementation of actions arising from the Hou
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  • Thursday 5th April 2018

    The recently released Estimating Homelessness, 2016 shows homelessness is on the rise in Tasmania with 1,622 Tasmanians now estimated to be homelessne
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  • Thursday 1st March 2018

    Shelter Tas has an updated list of housing and homelessness policies from all parties, along with a reminder of our priorities for voters to consider.
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  • Thursday 8th February 2018

    With the Tasmanian State Election due on Saturday the 3rd of March, our first eNews for 2018 will be focusing on all things election, as we work hard
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2016

 

  • Thursday 22nd December

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  • Friday 16th December 2016

    After a collaborative effort across our membership, this year’s Budget Submission has now been lodged.  Thanks to our many contributors, the Submis
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  • NPAH Funding Decision

    Shelter Tas welcomes a 12 month homelessness funding extension, but longer term solutions are needed. Read more…
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  • NPAH Funding Update

    Shelter Tas has joined with National Shelter and Homelessness Australia, calling for everyone to join the campaign to save the National Partnership A
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  • NPAH Funding Special Edition

    Housing Ministers will meet in Sydney this Friday 4th November to decide on the future of the National Partnership Agreement on Homelessness (NPAH), w
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  • 27th October 2016

    Federal, State and Territory housing ministers will be meeting on 4th November to consider the future of the National Partnership Agreement on Homeles
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  • 24th October 2016

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  • 26th September 2016

    Housing Tas has provided an update on progress made towards the Affordable Housing Action Plan 2015-2019. “The Tasmanian Government has committe
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  • 2nd September 2016

    The NPAH is critical to funding programs and services for people who are homeless or at risk of homelessness across Australia. Under the Agreement, th
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  • Homelessness Week Edition

    Homelessness Week will be held from 1-7 August this year. In 2016, the theme of the Week is #homelessnesscounts, which highlights that the lives of p
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  • 7th July 2016

    Shelter Tas was pleased to be consulted by the City of Hobart on its draft Housing and Homelessness Strategy, and now on its finalisation. We welcome
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  • Vote Home Campaign Update

    This week The Project’s Waleed Aly dissected party policy to decipher which has the best housing policy in the lead up to the federal election. Aly
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  • Vote Home Campaign Update

    Thank you for your continued support of the Vote Home campaign this election. For many, the housing crisis means going without after paying too much i
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  • Vote Home Campaign Update

    Thank you for your support of the petition asking for a commitment to halve homelessness by 2025. Another important Vote Home petition has now been la
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  • 7th June 2016

    The 2016-17 State budget was announced on May 26th, with some good news for the housing and homelessness sector. Shelter Tas welcomed the State gover
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  • Vote Home Campaign Update

    Australia is in the midst of a housing crisis, with house prices and rents rapidly increasing, and people paying so much for housing that they are for
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  • Vote Home this Election!

    We’ve all seen the news: stories about rapidly rising house costs and rentals, and calls for the government to cut taxes that favour investment in h
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  • Election Update 2016

    National Shelter, Homelessness Australia and the Community Housing Industry Association have jointly written a letter encouraging supporters to join t
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  • Monday 9th May 2016

    Federal Budget 2016 National Shelter has responded to this week’s federal budget announcement’s with a media release, ‘Budget ignores ho
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  • Monday 18th April 2016

    Expressions of Interest for Certificate IV and Diploma of Social Housing Courses Are you interested in participating in accredited training leading to
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  • Wednesday 23rd March 2016

    Federal Financial Relations Affordable Housing Working Group National Shelter recently made a submission to the Council on Federal Financial Relations
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  • Friday 4th March 2016

    Tas Audit Office Reports The Tasmanian Audit Office has released reports on the Provision of Social Housing, and on the Funding of Common Ground Tas
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  • Friday 5th February 2016

    Shelter Tas Executive Committee for 2016 In our first eNews of the year, Shelter Tas welcomes you back after the holiday season. We are pleased to sta
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