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July 2017

Submission to PC Introducing Competition and Informed User Choice into Human Services:

2019-05-21T13:25:06+00:00July 30th, 2017|Housing Supply, Housing Supply, Publications, Submissions, Submissions, Submissions|

In our response to the draft Productivity Commission's Introducing Competition and Informed User Choice into Human Services: Reforms to Human Services Draft Report, National Shelter reflects the premise that social housing is broken, and argues for a systemic approach to reform taking in the whole of the Australian housing system including the growing private rental segment and changing patterns of home purchase and retention.

Web National Shelter Productivity Commission Review Submission


February 2017

National Renters Survey with CHOICE and NATO

2019-05-21T13:50:35+00:00February 14th, 2017|Housing Supply, Publications, Renters Report|

Aussie renters facing insecurity and poor quality housing, with 50% reporting discrimination

Report EMBARGOED until Thursday 16 February 2017 

The Australian Rental Market Report Final Web

National Shelter has partnered with CHOICE and the National Association of Tenants’ Organisations to call for governments to prioritise rental security and quality issues, alongside housing affordability, as a national study reveals widespread fear and discrimination faced by thousands of Australians.

“Governments across Australia are rightly focused on the issue of housing affordability. Affordability is extremely important to renters, but it

May 2015

National Shelter Submission to ALP Discussion Paper on Housing

2019-05-21T13:35:47+00:00May 11th, 2015|Housing Supply, Housing Supply, Publications, Submissions, Submissions, Submissions|

National Shelter welcomes the opportunity to provide this submission to the Australian Labor Party Discussion Paper on Housing Affordability. Our submission is based upon National Shelter’s role as Australia’s peak housing advocacy organisation, our Policy Platform, Meeting Australia’s Housing Challenges, developed over a number of years in consultation with our members across the country, as well as more recent consultations National Shelter conducted around the National Affordable Housing Agreement.

National Shelter has worked closely with Australian Council of Social Services (ACOSS), Homelessness Australia, the National Association for

February 2015

Peaks essential to consultation processes

2019-05-21T13:04:13+00:00February 10th, 2015|Meeting Housing Needs, Meeting Housing Needs, Publications, Submissions, Submissions, Submissions|

A Joint statement from National Shelter, Community Housing Federation of Australia and Homelessness Australia - Australia’s housing and homelessness peaks- called on the Abbott Government to make good on their promise to be more consultative by restoring funding to the peak bodies who provide a voice for vulnerable Australians.

Download - Peaks essential to consultation processes

December 2014