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

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

    89 MacArthur Avenue, Hamilton, Queensland, Australia

    89 MacArthur Avenue, Hamilton, Queensland, Australia

    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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  • Creating inclusive services: increasing access and building rapport with LGBTI people
    13:00 -17:00
    08-06-2017
    Constance St, Fortitude Valley, Queensland, 4006, Australia

    Constance St, Fortitude Valley, Queensland, 4006, Australia

    Part 1: LGBTI cultural awareness
    Thursday 8 June 2017
    1.00pm-5.00pm
    A half-day foundational session in building capacities and capabilities in LGBTI cultural awareness.

    Part 2: How to be an LGBTI inclusive service
    Thursday 22 June 2017
    1.00pm-5.00pm
    This session focuses on organisational development and capacity to be LGBTI inclusive. It offers practical, action focused ways of improving the accessibility of services.
    Training Provider: Ricki Menzies from QuAC
    Cost: $110 inc. GST. Register.

    Session one is an essential pre-requisite for session 2.

    LOCATION

    Maida Lilley Community Centre

    Corner or Green Square Close and Constance Streets

    Fortitude Valley, QLD 4006

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  • Making the most of supervision
    09:00 -11:30
    12-06-2017
    Cairns, Queensland, Australia

    Cairns, Queensland, Australia

    Focusing on clarifying the purposes of supervision, the roles and skills involved in being an effective supervisor and an effective supervisee. This will be a conversational / interactional process supported by the provision of some theory on what we can do to maximise the supervision process for ourselves.

    This is a great session for people wanting to learn some ways to make the best use of your own supervision time.

    Training provider: Penny Gordon
    Cost: $44 inc. GST.

  • Increasing our intentionality as supervisors
    11:45 -14:30
    12-06-2017
    Cairns, Queensland, Australia

    Cairns, Queensland, Australia

    This session is aimed at professionals new to the role of supervising others and it will also be a useful refresher for those who may have been supervising for a while but have not had recent professional development on this topic.

    This training will cover:
     What is supervision
     Why was supervision even developed as a concept?
     Main goals of supervision

    Training provider: Penny Gordon

    Cost: $44 inc. GST.

  • Effectively navigating complexity
    15:00 -17:00
    12-06-2017
    Cairns, Queensland, Australia

    Cairns, Queensland, Australia

    This facilitated conversation will focus on how do we effectively navigate complexity without succumbing to the invitations to overly simplify complex situations in our every-day work.

    The session will explore the potential impacts for consumers, team members and ourselves if we do not manage complexity effectively. It will focus on the skills required to consciously manage our own discomfort in very challenging problem solving situations. This conversation will be supported by some of the latest research and literature in the area of 21st century leadership attributes.

    Training provider: Penny Gordon

    Cost: $44 inc. GST. Register.

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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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