Shelter Tas eNews

2019

  • Wednesday 17th July 2019

    Homelessness Week is fast approaching, and 2019 promises to be action packed here in Tasmania. The national launch in Hobart will kick off the week on
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  • Wednesday 3rd July 2019

    Shelter Tas CEO Pattie Chugg was a key presenter at the recent Homelessness Crisis Forum on 20th June, which included more than 60 stakeholders, as we
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  • Wednesday 19th June 2019

    Shelter Tas has called publicly for the relief of Tasmania’s public housing debt for many years. While community and media attention is focused on t
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  • Monday 3rd June 2019

    Shelter Tas congratulates the Morrison Government on their successful election campaign, and we look forward to working with federal representatives t
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  • Wednesday 15th May 2019

    Homelessness Week is an annual awareness-raising week to highlight the 116,000 Australians who are homeless on any given night. This year Homelessness
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  • Wednesday 1st May 2019

    The latest annual Anglicare Rental Affordability Snapshot shows an alarming picture of Tasmania’s private rental market. The 2019 Snapshot con
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  • Wednesday 17th April 2019

    Today (Wednesday 17th April) is Youth Homelessness Matters Day. 28,000 young people between the ages of 12-24 will be homeless tonight in Australia. A
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  • Monday 15th April – Election Edition

    Click here to read Shelter Tas’ special edition eNews, which outlines our election priorities for the 2019 federal election.
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  • Thursday 4th April 2019

    Australia needs a National Housing Strategy that recognises all types of  housing as essential infrastructure.  Commonwealth-State Housing Agreement
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  • Thursday 21st March 2019

    As the peak body for housing and homelessness, Shelter Tas calls on all candidates and parties to support the National Shelter and Everybody’s Home
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  • Wednesday 6th March 2019

    For over 10 years, Shelter Tas has lobbied for the relief of the State’s public housing debt. Each year, half of the federal funding provided to
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  • Tuesday 19th February 2019

    Shelter Tas Executive Officer, Pattie Chugg has been quoted this week in The Mercury newspaper, calling for the State’s stamp duty revenue to be
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  • Special Edition eNews Tuesday 5th February 2019

    National survey on planning for affordable homes – have your say! Our peak body, National Shelter are seeking your input through a short survey
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  • Wednesday 23rd January 2019

    The Shelter Tas Budget Submission was completed in December 2018 and focussed on the urgent need to boost the supply of social housing and address Tas
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  • 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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