The 29-year run of GDP growth in Australia has now ended with the 2020 recession. While much of the growth run was driven initially by productivity gains and micro and macroeconomic reforms, over the past decade it’s been driven more
According to National Shelter - Investment in much needed public and community housing has been overlooked in Budget 20/21 - an area of infrastructure investment that would have led quickly to jobs for tradespeople and houses for the growing lists
Australia’s peak housing and property groups have joined with the ACTU, ACOSS and Industry Super Australia to form a national alliance focused on increasing the provision of social and affordable housing across Australia. Investment in housing as part of a
Read about Shelter SA's national investivation into private rental tenancies, a change of staff, the development of a new National Affordable Housing Summit group and more!
Updated August 2020. View the latest government spending on COVID-19 state by state here.
No Place Like Home A Social and Affordable Housing Program to rebuild Australia's homes. National Shelter Budget Proposals for Federal Budget October 2020 Read more here.
National Shelter hosted a forum highlighting the modelling behind our Social Housing Acceleration and Renovation Program (SHARP) proposal and linking that work to an ongoing international research consortium examining the role of housing as economic infrastructure to improve economic productivity
View the table, courtesy of Tenants Union of NSW, here.
The National Organisation of Tenant Organisations (NATO), via the coordination of the Tenants Union of NSW (TUNSW), has been monitoring the roll out of the national moratorium on evictions. The National Cabinet passed the responsibility to states to implement the
At this difficult time the Government’s emergency measures to support businesses and workers will bring much-needed relief to many Australians. Equally, it’s imperative that we plan now for a government-driven stimulus program to kickstart our country’s post-crisis recovery. This will be vital
Today, national housing and homelessness leaders have called for an immediate employment-boosting investment to expand Australia’s social housing by 30,000 homes as the country experiences a wave of job losses due to Covid-19. National peak bodies, the Community Housing