Project Documents

Project Documents

Building Workforce Capacity in the Tasmanian Housing and Homelessness Sector

A summary factsheet of Shelter Tas’ Workforce Development Program from June 2018 – April 2023. Click here to view.

Workforce Development Project Interim Report, July 2018 – Dec 2020

The purpose of the Shelter Tas Workforce Development Project is to facilitate specialist professional development and training activities that: continue to build workforce capacity of the housing and homelessness sector; responds to new and emerging sector issues and supports Tasmanians who are experiencing, or who are at risk of, homelessness. Read more…

WDS Final Evaluation Report

Professional development opportunities offered throughout the Workforce Development Project have delivered valuable outcomes for participants, and provided increased knowledge and access to relevant training for SHS workers across Tasmania. Evaluations received by participants at training events showed 96% of the total 678 registrants across the Project rated their experience as good-excellent. The sector’s response to capacity building opportunities reflects the …

WDS Mid-Term Evaluation

In 2013, Shelter Tas, the Peak Body for housing and homelessness services in Tasmania was commissioned to produce the Workforce Development Strategy. The Strategy is based on systematic Statewide consultation with the sector, and on a review of existing research. The homelessness sector was consulted in the development of the Strategy, with a special focus on crisis accommodation (Type 3) …

Workforce Development Strategy

Shelter Tas has received funding to provide training to the housing and homelessness sector, through a subsidy to Type 3 workers. The Workforce Development Strategy is available here.

A Tasmanian Consumer Engagement Strategy

This report documents a consultation process to develop a consumer engagement strategy for the homelessness sector in Tasmania. As well as reviewing the literature, consultations were held with people who are or have been homeless, with specialist homeless service providers and with those involved in practising consumer engagement in a range of sectors including the homelessness sector. The work was …