Tools and Resources
These tools and resources aim to promote best practice across the sector.
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ABCB Standard for Livable Housing Design (mandatory)
Guides and Templates | Publication Date: 24 April 2023
The ABCB has released 2 new publications to support practitioners’ understanding of the new livable housing design provisions in the NCC, and the ABCB Standard for Livable Housing...
A Guide to Providing Housing Focused Support
Guides and Templates | Publication Date: 1 December 2022
Build your knowledge of activities and interventions that help people to gain and sustain a home with this series of practice guides. Each guide breaks down a core component of housing-focused...
Effective Engagement: building relationships with community and other stakeholders
Toolkits | Publication Date: 13 July 2022
In 2005 the Victorian Department of Sustainability and Environment released a three part resource on Effective Engagement: building relationships with community and other stakeholder. In 2015, it...
Tenant Participation (Q Shelter Learning Exchange held June 2022)
Guides and Templates | Publication Date: 24 June 2022
Tenant participation is an important part of the work undertaken by Community Housing Providers, it is a two-way process involving tenants working in partnership with providers to share ideas,...
Domestic and Family Violence Resources
Toolkits | Publication Date: 17 June 2022
As a community, we all have a responsibility to put an end to domestic and family violence. In our role as a peak body, Q Shelter has engaged in work which aims to equip providers of housing and...
Tenancy related videos from the Residential Tenancies Authority (RTA)
Presentations and Webinars | Publication Date: 18 May 2022
Tenancy-related information is complex and can be difficult to understand, so the Residential Tenancies Authority (RTA) has released four short videos aimed at making rental essentials, quick and...
Australian Community Support Organisation (ACSO) – CREST Program
Sector Initiatives | Publication Date: 19 January 2022
Queensland - Supports people, in custody and beyond From the organic beginnings of our founder, Stan McCormack the Australian Community Support Organisation (ACSO) has grown to be a long-term...
Increasing the Supply of Social and Affordable Housing at Scale and in Perpetuity: Policy Options
Policy/Procedure Sector Initiatives | Publication Date: 23 December 2021
The National Affordable Housing Alliance comprises Australia’s peak property, building, community housing, social services, union and industry superannuation groups who have come together with a...