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Helping the community recover

Helping the community recover - Tue Apr 09 2019 - Julie, a Project Officer in the department’s Brisbane office, was eager when she received the call-up to deploy to flood-ravaged Townsville as part of the Community Recovery Ready Reserve in February.

A safe home for Araluen

A safe home for Araluen - Tue Apr 09 2019 - The North Queensland flood disaster of 2019 has been a challenging time for many in the region, but Housing and Building staff have been on hand to help people get back on their feet.

Getting schools open again

Getting schools open again - Tue Apr 09 2019 - Our Building and Asset Services (BAS) team, alongside local contractors, put in long days as they worked to reopen local schools following the recent weather events.

Building bright futures

Building bright futures - Mon Apr 01 2019 - Four apprentice carpenters building bright futures for themselves and others through the Housing Construction Jobs Program.

Special Joint Taskforce to investigate subcontractor non-payment in the Queensland building industry

Special Joint Taskforce to investigate subcontractor non-payment in the Queensland building industry - Thu Mar 07 2019 - A special joint taskforce will investigate complaints or allegations of fraudulent behaviour that have led to subcontractor non-payment in the building industry.

Ministerial Construction Council Communique

Ministerial Construction Council Communique - Wed Feb 06 2019 - The Ministerial Construction Council met in Brisbane on 30 January 2019 to further industry consultation on building and construction industry reforms.

A brighter future for Ayden thanks to tenancy training

A brighter future for Ayden thanks to tenancy training - Thu Jan 31 2019 - Before he did the Skillsets for Successful Tenancies – Dollars and Sense training program, Ayden was having a tough time getting going in life.

Free training program to improve public housing tenant life skills

Free training program to improve public housing tenant life skills - Thu Jan 31 2019 - The Dollars and Sense for Public Housing Tenants program covers communication, rights and responsibilities, budgeting and cleaning and property maintenance.

Partnerships with agents bring certainty for tenants

Partnerships with agents bring certainty for tenants - Wed Jan 09 2019 - Kayla became homeless and sought help from the Skillsets for Successful Tenancies program, gaining skills that helped her and her daughter get off the streets.

There’s no place like home

There’s no place like home - Mon Dec 10 2018 - Being part of a community, having a safe home with a garden and a canine companion means everything to Judy, “I feel like I belong.”

Home is where the heart is

Home is where the heart is - Mon Dec 10 2018 - For the recently engaged couple, Allana and Michael, the shift into a new complex in Deception Bay has been a great move.

Ministerial Construction Council Communique

Ministerial Construction Council Communique - Thu Dec 06 2018 - The Ministerial Construction Council met in Brisbane on 28 November 2018 to further industry consultation on building and construction industry reforms.

Commitment to community sees volunteer win housing honour

Commitment to community sees volunteer win housing honour - Mon Nov 19 2018 - Maureen Hurst has dedicated over 30 years to helping those in need in Townsville.

On a mission for his community

On a mission for his community - Mon Oct 22 2018 - Benton encourages people in his Mount Isa neighbourhood to do the right thing. He is a valued tenant with the Mount Isa Housing Service Centre, which celebrates its 25th anniversary on 23 October 2018.

RentConnect celebrates 10-year anniversary

RentConnect celebrates 10-year anniversary - Mon Sep 17 2018 - Ten years ago this month, RentConnect kicked off as a small two-person trial in Rockhampton and Caboolture.


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