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New neighbours become good friends

New neighbours become good friends - Fri Mar 08 2019 - Julie and Lyn are both enjoying their move to the new complex and the opportunities for new friendships it has bought them.

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.

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.


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