Events

 

The easiest way to find out about Q Shelter’s latest training and events is to check out our calendar. Click

here to download a PDF version. 

Upcoming Events & Training

 


Representing Your Organisation at QCAT

Tuesday 26 July – Brisbane | Thursday 28 July – Toowoomba | Cost: $145 + GST

Do you need to represent your social housing organisation at the Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal (QCAT)?

This one day professional development workshop will explore issues related to collecting and presenting evidence at the Tribunal and then implementing the outcomes. Through the review of actual cases and your own examples, we will provide a practical perspective of:

  • How you can prepare to effectively represent your organisation at QCAT
  • What happens when you attend the Tribunal
  • What happens afterwards – follow up actions and implementation of the results of the hearing

This workshop is for all social housing workers who represent their organisations at QCAT.

26 July – Brisbane

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28 July – Toowoomba

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Social Housing – Tenancy and Property Management for Remote Providers

Tuesday 2 August – Wednesday 3 August, Mount Isa | Cost: $285 +GST

This 2 day professional development workshop is for housing/tenancy workers in social housing organisations.

It will be held in three remote locations in 2016, with the first session planned for Mount Isa. Effectively managing and maintaining tenancies and properties are important for the welfare of tenants and the viability of the organisation, as well as ensuring legal and funding compliance.

This workshop will cover:

  • Signing and honouring tenancy agreements
  • Ensuring compliance with the Residential Tenancy & Rooming Accommodation Act 2008
  • Managing rental processes, including managing arrears
  • Supporting tenants to sustain their tenancies
  • Ensuring the effective day to day maintenance of your properties
  • Terminating the tenancy smoothly

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Mental Health & Housing Webinar Series

Starting Monday 18 April, Online.

This new webinar series has been designed for anyone in the community housing, homelessness or social services sectors who wants a deeper understanding of the potential complex mental health needs of their clients, and how best to respond to these needs. This will be valuable for both frontline workers providing housing and social services as well as colleagues in support roles. For more information about the 8 different sessions, download the Mental Health and Housing Webinar Overview.

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