The results of our Research...

Renting!? We want to know your story. (And get a Coles voucher for your efforts!)

On the 17th of May, Queensland Shelter is hosting two focus groups: one for student renters and one for general private Brisbane renters, to discuss the good, the bad, and the ugly factors of renting in Brisbane. Read more »

Reference group needed: Support and wrap around services project

We are calling for expressions of interest for our support and wrap around services project reference group.

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December 2010 RTA and SQM Data

The latest RTA and SQM vacancy rates from the December quarter, 2010, are attached.

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Issues from the Henry report on Australia’s future tax system for housing policy

The Henry review of taxation was a review of aspects of Australia’s taxation and transfer system conducted over 2008 and 2009 and culminating in a report dated December 2009. Attached is National Shelter's response to the report, citing issues predominantly focused on the lack of priority in housing sections shown in the report.


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Young people comprise 40% of social housing tenancies

The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare has found that young people and children make up a considerable proportion of residents within social housing. Read more »

June 2010 RTA Data

The RTA data for the June 2010 Quarter, showing vacancy rates and affordability in Queensland is available here.

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Spooked by the Sprawl - Greg Bamford

Network member Greg Bamford has published an essay in Architecture Australia titled “Spooked by Sprawl” which you can access by using the following link.

Housing Australia Factsheet: A quick guide to housing facts and figures

NSW Shelter have prepared an Australian housing factsheet looking at the current circumstances surrounding housing.

The factsheet can be found on Shelter NSW's website at

Women's Housing Network: Domestic Violence Project

For the past six months, Queensland Shelter's Women's Housing Network has been progressing a project on the housing options for women in a domestic violence situation.

The final project paper, the literature review and the statistical review are now available.

This paper was released and discussed at the Queensland Shelter Conference.
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