Tuesday 9th July 2024

July 1 was a significant date for the housing and homelessness sector in Tasmania – marking the start of the new National Agreement on Social Housing and Homelessness, the launch date for Housing Connect 2.0 reforms, as well as some significant research recently released. Read more…

Wednesday 19th June 2024

It’s been a busy time since the last eNews update, with us preparing a submission on the proposed amendments to the Residential Tenancy Act, as well as facilitating a state-wide Specialist Homelessness and Housing Services Forum in Campbelltown. Read more…

Wednesday 28th May 2024

Having a safe, secure, affordable and appropriate home is important throughout our lives. Two new campaigns have exposed how housing insecurity is impacting people at opposite ends of the life stage spectrum, older persons and young people. Both campaigns tell us – we need more housing! Read more…

Wednesday 15th May 2024

Last night’s Federal Budget announcements contained some welcome investment to boost social and affordable housing supply, but Shelter Tas is concerned that there is no significant increase in funding to meet the scale of demand in the community, despite the new National Agreement on Social Housing and Homelessness (NASHH) providing some certainty for funding for frontline services over the next …

Wednesday 24th April 2024

Every year, as the Autumn weather arrives, attention turns to the importance of a warm, safe and secure home for all Tasmanians during the colder months. And now that the State election campaign has concluded and Cabinet and Shadow Ministries have been announced, we can get back to our vital role of working alongside government to ensure adequate housing for …

Friday 8 March 2024

Shelter Tas has identified five key election priorities, and is calling on all parties and candidates to take a strong stance on reversing Tasmania’s housing crisis ahead of the upcoming 2024 State Election. Read more…