Welcome to Shelter Tas

We are the peak body for housing and homelessness in lutruwita/Tasmania and we acknowledge the palawa/pakana peoples of lutruwita on whose land we live, work and meet.
Our vision is for affordable, appropriate, safe and secure housing for all and an end to homelessness.
Our mission is to provide a united voice for services and service users that creates a framework to effect positive change in the housing and homelessness sector.
We work to ensure that low-income and disadvantaged people in Tasmania have access to housing that is affordable, safe, secure and appropriate to their needs.

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Employment at Shelter Tas

We are recruiting for the position of Workforce Development and Sector Engagement Officer! This is an exciting opportunity to join the team at Shelter Tas, arranging training to develop the capacity of the housing and homelessness sector. The position comprises 14 hours/week Workforce Development, and 7-14 hours/week Sector Engagement, funded for 18 months, with extension subject to future funding. Closing date is 9am Wednesday 2 February 2022.

Go to our ‘Employment Opportunities’ page for more information.

Budget Submission

Shelter Tas recently completed the annual submission to the Tasmanian Government’s Budget Process on behalf of the housing and homelessness sector. Each year, our submission draws on consultation with all our members across the state.

To read our recommendations to improve the housing and homelessness sector for all Tasmanians, click here.