This Prospectus informs industry allies and prospective partners on who the sector is, what it does, and what can be achieved by working together

We’re proud of what we’ve achieved this past year – check out our Annual Report and the projects we plan on rolling out in 2019!

Q Shelter has developed this toolkit to provide straightforward tools, resources, and referral pathways for private real estate agents.

Rents remain unaffordable for lower income households in Queensland, despite continued improvement in affordability

Queensland’s peak body for the housing and homelessness sector, Q Shelter, says the latest Rental Affordability Index shows that despite improving affordability across Queensland, affordable rent is still frustratingly out of reach for low to moderate income Queenslanders.

Q Shelter has called for more investment in well-located social and affordable housing to address affordability issues for low to moderate income Queenslanders.

Click here to read Q Shelter’s full Media Release on the Rental Affordability Index

  • This toolkit aims to support community housing providers who manage the tenancies of vulnerable people with more complex needs

Q Shelter appoints new Executive Director

On behalf of the Board of Management, I am delighted to announce that Fiona Caniglia has been appointed Q Shelter's new Executive Director. Fiona will commence in this role from Monday, 2 August. Fiona is qualified in social work and social planning and has extensive...

Queensland’s nation leading remote housing at risk from Federal cuts

Tuesday, January 23, 2018 The Federal Government’s Report on Government Services has again awarded Queensland top marks for remote indigenous housing, just weeks after withdrawing funding from the National Partnership Agreement on Remote Housing, putting the state’s...

National recognition of domestic violence orders makes victims safer

Queenslanders will now be better protected and kept safer by domestic violence orders issued in Queensland. The National Domestic Violence Scheme came into effect on November 25, with all orders imposed from that day recognised nationwide. Minister for Prevention of...

Property and Social Service sectors unite to call for housing action

Joint Media Release 15 November 2017 Peak bodies representing the state’s property and social service sectors have united to call on the state’s political leaders to commit to boosting the supply of social and affordability housing across Queensland. The Queensland...

Minister Scullion: $50 million Indigenous Impact Investment program

13 Nov 2017 $50 million to support new innovative Impact Investment projects Expressions of interest open until 28 February 2018 Indigenous Business Australia (IBA), a Commonwealth Government agency, is launching a new $50 million initiative to encourage impact...

National Housing and Investment Finance Corporation – Q Shelter Response to Consultation Paper September 2017

QShelter has recently made a submission in response to the National Housing and Investment Finance Corporation (NHFIC) Consultation Paper. "Q Shelter welcomes the Australian Government’s intention to establish the National Housing Finance Corporation (NHFIC) as a...

Coffee van charity receives funding shot

A cup of coffee will soon mean a training and employment boost for young people experiencing homelessness, not just a morning pick me up, thanks to a funding shot from the Palaszczuk Government’s Dignity First Fund. Minister for Housing and Public Works Mick de Brenni...

New Valley café offers low-cost dining to homeless

A new and improved café offering healthy, low-cost dining to Brisbane’s homeless has opened its doors in Fortitude Valley. Employment Minister and Member for Brisbane Central Grace Grace today officially launched the 3rd Space Café, run by the 139 Club, a provider of...

Dignity First funds care packs for Central Queenslanders

Central Queenslanders experiencing homelessness or escaping domestic and family violence will receive a little extra care thanks to funding from the Palaszczuk Government’s Dignity First Fund. Minister for Housing and Public Works Mick de Brenni said Clermont...

Orange Sky soon to launch mobile laundry/shower service in Townsville

Orange Sky is one step closer to launching a mobile laundry and shower van in the Townsville region, thanks to a contribution from the Palaszczuk Government’s Dignity First Fund. Announcing the project at Parliament House today, Minister for Housing and Public Works...

Working towards a robust community housing and homelessness sector

Q Shelter is committed to supporting the community housing sector through building the strength and capacity of individual organisations via effective application of training, resources, tools, facilitation and collaborative opportunities.

Learn more about Q Shelter here.

Here you will find links to upcoming events, services, resources and more. For event information and to sign-up to an event, click here.

To find out more about what we have been doing and what is coming up, please access our Housing Matters newsletters. Below you can sign-up to receive these directly to your mailbox.

For a flyer describing what Q Shelter can offer housing providers click here.


Contact Q Shelter

515 Wickham Terrace
Spring Hill, QLD, 4004

Mail: PO Box 214, Spring Hill, Qld. 4004

Phone: (07) 3831 5900

Fax: (07) 3236 1396


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Looking for Accommodation?

Q Shelter is not a provider of accommodation. If you are seeking emergency accommodation, please free call Homeless Hotline on 1800 47 47 53 or visit their website here 

If you are experiencing domestic violence, please call DVConnect Domestic Violence Hotline on 1800 811 811 or visit their website here

For information about applying for housing assistance in Queensland, including public and community housing, click here