Responses to Candidate Letters

The federal election will be held on Saturday 18th May. Shelter Tas has called on candidates to support housing and homelessness policies that will provide safe and secure housing for all Tasmanians:

  1. Retirement of Tasmania’s public housing debt to the Australian government
  2. A National Housing Strategy to deliver more affordable rental housing
  3. Additional federal funding for emergency accommodation and support services to end homelessness by 2030
  4. Reform of the tax treatment of housing to ensure our housing system works for everyone.

We have received responses from the major parties and Andrew Wilkie MP, you can read their responses below:

Australian Labor Party

Liberal National Party

Andrew Wilkie MP

Australian Greens

For more details on these election priorities, and printer friendly factsheets, go back to our Federal Election 2019 page.
Click here to find out more about the national Everybody’s Home campaign.
Click here for National Shelter’s election priorities and analysis.

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