Safety of Tasmanian women and children at risk due to housing crisis

Shelter Tas and the Hobart Women’s Shelter are calling on all parties and candidates in the state election to take a strong stance on addressing the housing and homelessness crisis in Tasmania, particularly for women and children who have experienced trauma and are most vulnerable to housing shortage. Read more…

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…

Bend Consulting: Trauma Informed “Having the Hard Conversations”

7 & 9 March 2023: This full day, face to face workshop, was delivered in Hobart and Devonport. The training covered the critical elements that enable us to have brave conversations in the workplace, delivered through a trauma informed lens, focusing on knowing ourselves, identifying and meeting others where they are at, cultivating courageous organisational cultures and practices, and how …

Trauma-Informed “Having the Hard Conversations” training – F2F Devonport

The recent Shelter Tas Workforce Development Program training in November 2022 identified “Having the Hard Conversations” as important training, and has been recommended as a key priority area. This full day session complements the “Trauma-Informed Toolkit for Workers in the Housing and Homelessness Sector” training delivered in November 2022, although attendance at the previous training is not essential. All housing …

Trauma-Informed “Having the Hard Conversations” training – F2F Hobart

The recent Shelter Tas Workforce Development Program training in November 2022 identified “Having the Hard Conversations” as important training, and has been recommended as a key priority area. This full day session complements the “Trauma-Informed Toolkit for Workers in the Housing and Homelessness Sector” training delivered in November 2022, although attendance at the previous training is not essential. All housing …

Residential Tenancy Act: Evictions, Exemptions & Complications (online)

Tuesday 30 May 2023, 11 am – 12 pm.   This free online session is delivered by Alex Bomford, Solicitor for the Tenants Union Tasmania. Alex will provide a general overview of the Residential Tenancy Act (RTA) and briefly outline possible reforms and changes coming up. Includes sector-specific information such as the purpose of the RTA, where it applies, evictions, …

Residential Tenancy Act – Know Your RTA

31 January 2023: The session provided a general overview of the RTA and brief outline of possible reforms and changes coming up. Sector-specific information including the purpose of the RTA, where it applies, evictions, exemptions, where to find resources and when to contact the Tenants Union. Read the full evaluation here…

Migrant Resource Centre: Cultural Awareness and Competency ‘taster’

15 December 2022: Cultural Awareness Training provided the foundational knowledge and understanding needed to work effectively with people from diverse cultural and linguistic backgrounds. The training was engaging, interactive and experiential, and recognised that cultural competency is an ongoing process. Read the full evaluation report here.