National Shelter operates as a federation of housing organisations. There are active Shelter organisations in each Australian state and territory except Victoria, and each of these has a broad membership base in the non-government housing sector. Our members also include three specialised national housing organisations.

If you are interested in becoming either a National Member or an Associate Member of National Shelter, please view the membership application, fill in the details for the relevant section, and return via email or post with payment (more details are in the application form).

The state/territory Shelter organisations are:

The member national organisations are:

Permanent Member:

National Association of Tenant Organisations

Associate Members:

  • BHC Creating Liveable Communities
  • Bridge Housing Company
  • Compass Housing Services
  • Mission Australia
  • Uniting Communities SA
  • Anglicare Victoria
  • Southern Youth and Family Services
  • Link Housing
  • Brotherhood of St Laurence
  • Salvation Army
  • SGCH
  • Coast to Bay Housing
  • Berry Street
  • Anglicare Tasmania
  • Unity Housing
  • Housing Authority WA
  • Catholic Care Tas
  • Winteringham
  • Hobart City Mission
  • Launch Housing
  • Churches of Christ in Queensland