Homelessness Week 2022 + Events Calendar

Homelessness Week is a national event held each year during the first week of August, which aims to raise awareness of people experiencing homelessness, the issues they face and the actions needed to achieve enduring solutions. “Both the Tasmanian theme for Homelessness Week 2022 – Housing Ends Homelessness – and the national theme – To end homelessness we need a plan – make it clear that …

Budget paving the way to continue major investment in homes for Tasmanians

Shelter Tas is the peak body for housing and homelessness in Tasmania, representing all Tasmania’s funded specialist homelessness services and community housing providers. “With our community facing cost of living pressures, and escalating housing costs, and over 40,000 households managing the stress of high rents in the tight and competitive private rental market, we welcome the State Government’s continued investment …

Announcement of changes to Housing Tasmania

Yesterday, Premier Gutwein announced new departmental structures for Communities Tas and Housing. Crucially for our sector, the proposal includes a new statutory authority to be called Housing Tasmania. Read more…