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.

 

Housing Construction Jobs Program open for business in Brisbane

Brisbane builders, developers and community housing providers are invited to attend a business briefing session to find out how to be part of building new social and affordable housing projects in the region. Member for Bulimba Di Farmer said the Housing Construction...
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Gold Coast companies called to tender for social housing construction project

The Palaszczuk Government has called on Gold Coast companies to tender for the construction of a two-storey social housing apartment complex at Labrador. Minister for Housing and Public Works Mick de Brenni said that the Government was determined to make sure locals...
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New Housing Strategy a ‘golden opportunity’ for not-for-profit and private sector partnership

 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday 13 June 2017 New Housing Strategy a ‘golden opportunity’ for not-for-profit and private sector partnership The state’s peak body for the housing and homelessness sector, Q Shelter, has welcomed the Queensland Government’s new ten-year...
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$1.8 billion Housing Strategy to transform lives, create jobs and revitalise neighbourhoods

The Palaszczuk Government is investing $1.8 billion to build more than 5,000 extra homes, create thousands of building and construction jobs while providing more Queenslanders with a safe, secure and affordable place to call home. Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk said...
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More time to apply for backdated $330 electricity rebate

More time to apply for backdated $330 electricity rebate Queenslanders with a Commonwealth Health Care Card and asylum seekers now have an extra six months to apply for a backdated electricity rebate which could save up to $330 a year on their electricity bills....
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Minister calls for long-term housing funding agreements

The Palaszczuk Government has called on the Commonwealth to protect Queenslanders by providing long-term certainty for housing and homelessness funding agreements. Minister for Housing and Public Works Mick de Brenni said some of the funding agreements are negotiated...
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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

Email: info@qshelter.asn.au

 

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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

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  • The Future Of Australian Housing 2017 – Two Day Conference
    08:00 -19:00
    01-06-2017

    The Future Of Australian Housing 2017 – this changes everything

    Day One Thursday 1st June Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre

    Day Two Friday 2nd June On the Brisbane River, Macarthur Avenue, Hamilton (Previous Eat St Market Location)

    AN AMAZING RANGE OF SPEAKERS drawn from across Australia will update and provoke your
    views and understanding of the future of Australia’s housing.

    STRETCH your views of housing from outstanding professional development opportunities
    designed for the community housing, homelessness & affordable housing sectors

    JOIN US for a walk-through of 1:1 scale off-grid modular homes on Day Two

    DONT MISS the sideline activities, promotions, and special launches of new game changing approaches to affordability and housing independence and sustainability…More soon!

    Based on this conference update we highly recommend you register early to avoid disappointment, places are limited.

     

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  • The Future Of Australian Housing 2017 – Two Day Conference
    08:00 -17:00
    02-06-2017

    The Future Of Australian Housing 2017 – this changes everything

    Day One Thursday 1st June Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre

    Day Two Friday 2nd June On the Brisbane River, Macarthur Avenue, Hamilton (Previous Eat St Market Location)

    AN AMAZING RANGE OF SPEAKERS drawn from across Australia will update and provoke your
    views and understanding of the future of Australia’s housing.

    STRETCH your views of housing from outstanding professional development opportunities
    designed for the community housing, homelessness & affordable housing sectors

    JOIN US for a walk-through of 1:1 scale off-grid modular homes on Day Two

    DONT MISS the sideline activities, promotions, and special launches of new game changing approaches to affordability and housing independence and sustainability…More soon!

    Based on this conference update we highly recommend you register early to avoid disappointment, places are limited.

     

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  • Mabo Day
    All day
    03-06-2017

    No additional details for this event.

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  • Become a safety champion: effective responses to domestic violence part 2
    13:00 -16:30
    15-06-2017
    Constance Street, Fortitude Valley, QLD, 4006, Australia

    Constance Street, Fortitude Valley, QLD, 4006, Australia

    Domestic violence is a leading cause of homelessness for women and children. Developing a clear understanding of the dynamics and the profound impact of be-ing driven from your home by violence takes commitment and passion.

    Become a safety champion for your organisation or service; advocate with authority; conviction and compassion for safe and robust responses to those impacted by domestic and family violence.

    Participate in a two part training and professional development opportunity with key stakeholders and practitioners, DV Connect. More information about the program is available here.

    Maida Lilley Community Centre. Corner of Green Square Close and Constance Streets. Fortitude Valley, QLD 4006

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  • Share housing incubator
    09:30 -11:00
    29-06-2017
    New Farm Bowls Club, Brunswick Street, New Farm, Queensland, Australia

    New Farm Bowls Club, Brunswick Street, New Farm, Queensland, Australia

    This session follows an earlier panel discussion on share housing. It was resolved at that time to host two facilitated discussions to incubate new ideas and develop concepts for new initiatives.

    This session is for people considering or undertaking share housing models who would benefit from sounding ideas with peers in a supportive facilitated session.

    Cost: Free.

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