Shelter Tas Submission to the Draft Tasmanian Women’s Strategy, April 2022

Shelter Tas is Tasmania’s peak body for housing and homelessness services. Our members include all the Women’s Shelters, Specialist Homelessness Services and Community Housing Providers in Tasmania. We appreciate the opportunity to provide feedback to the final stage of the development of the Tasmanian Women’s Strategy 2022-27 (the Strategy), noting that we provided a substantial submission in November 2021, arguing …

Shelter Tas submission to the Productivity Commission Review of the National Housing and Homelessness Agreement, March 2022

Shelter Tas appreciates the opportunity to contribute to the Productivity Commission Review of the National Housing and Homelessness Agreement (NHHA). We support the submissions from national peak bodies National Shelter and the Community Housing Industry Association (CHIA), and our submission provides data from Tasmania, focusing on the critical shortage of affordable rental housing in Tasmania. In particular, we join the …

Policy Platform and Budget Submission, 2022-23

Tasmania’s Housing System faces systemic and structural challenges. House prices and rental costs are growing much faster than people’s incomes, with the worst impacts on those who can least afford higher prices. According to CoreLogic’s November 2021 report, Tasmania’s wages have seen the lowest increase in the country over the last 20 years, and house purchase prices have seen the …