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Partnerships with real estate agents bring certainty for tenants

Partnerships with real estate 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.

Friendships are blooming in Aspley

Friendships are blooming in Aspley - Mon Jul 09 2018 - Over a cup of tea and some biccies, a small group of public housing residents planted the seed of an idea of a new garden in their backyard.

Lives changed through social procurement

Lives changed through social procurement - Fri Jun 22 2018 - A partnership between the Department of Housing and Public Works and yourtown Social Enterprises is providing life-changing employment and training opportunities for young people.

Jody finds new direction through Dignity First Fund

Jody finds new direction through Dignity First Fund - Thu Jun 21 2018 - With the third round of Dignity First funding now open, read how, mum of two, Jody, has had her life transformed by Dignity First supported project 2nd Shot.

Building a life around Housing

Building a life around Housing - Mon May 28 2018 - For 32 years, Joanne has built a life around her job as a Toowoomba Housing Officer.

Human-centred approach wins global design award

Human-centred approach wins global design award - Tue May 22 2018 - The Queensland Government with Meld Studios has won three prestigious Good Design Awards, the highest honour for design innovation in Australia, in recognition of its human-centred approach to design.

Avoiding bill shock

Avoiding bill shock - Wed May 16 2018 - Keeping a lid on the cost of living while raising four children is no easy task.

Breathing life into power savings

Breathing life into power savings - Wed May 16 2018 - Rockhampton mother-of-five Jacky hopes she will be saving money on her next electricity bill.

Not easy being green? Tenant in solar panel program begs to differ

Not easy being green? Tenant in solar panel program begs to differ - Wed May 16 2018 - Cairns resident Dallas has been keen to “go green” for years, but he’s had to wait for a new solar panel on public housing trial to really get involved.


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