Partnering for Impact and Partnering for Growth Workshop - Cairns

Region: 
North Queensland
Organiser: 
Queensland Shelter
When: 
Tuesday, May 21, 2019 - 8:30am to Wednesday, May 22, 2019 - 5:00pm
Pricing: 
free
Location
Address: 
Rydges Esplanade Resort Cairns| 209-217 Abbott Street
Suburb: 
Cairns City
State: 
QLD
Postcode: 
4 870
Contact
Partnering for Growth and Partnering for Impact Workshops The Queensland Department of Housing and Public Works (DHPW) has engaged Q Shelter to work with Community Housing Providers, Specialist Homelessness Service providers, and other key stakeholders to ensure Partnering for Growth and Partnering for Impact are shaped by input and ideas from the sector. Workshops Q Shelter and DHPW will be hosting a series of workshops across the state as part of engagement around Partnering for Growth and Partnering for Impact. The agenda for these workshops will focus on how government and housing and homelessness services can work together to improve the delivery of person-centred and place-based services that better meet the needs of Queenslanders. Community Housing, Specialist Homelessness Service and other human service providers are invited to attend the workshops and contribute to discussions on how we can design and deliver more targeted, integrated, place based and person centred housing and homelessness responses. The workshops will explore a range of ideas including a single community housing program, tenancy sustainment and supportive tenancy management, new affordable housing settings, new operating and funding frameworks for community housing providers and opportunities to grow and renew the supply of social housing.

Description

The Queensland Department of Housing and Public Works (DHPW) has engaged Q Shelter to work with Community Housing Providers and Specialist Homelessness Service providers and other key stakeholders to ensure Partnering for Growth and Partnering for Impact are shaped by input and ideas from the sector.

Q Shelter and DHPW will be hosting a series of workshops across the state as part of engagement around Partnering for Growth and Partnering for Impact.

The agenda for these workshops will focus on how government, housing and homelessness services can work together to improve the delivery of person-centred and place-based services that better meets the needs of Queenslanders.

Community Housing, Specialist Homelessness Service, and other human service providers are invited to attend the workshops and contribute to discussions on how we can design and deliver more targeted, integrated, place based and person centred housing and homelessness responses..

The workshops will explore a range of ideas including:

  • a single community housing program

  • tenancy sustainment and supportive tenancy management

  • new affordable housing settings

  • new operating and funding frameworks for community housing providers

  • opportunities to grow and renew the supply of social housing

A full agenda will be released to attendees over the coming weeks.

Partnering for Impact and Partnering for Growth are designed to provide opportunities for the housing and homelessness service system to grow community housing and to also achieve a service system that is more person-centred and place-based.

You can read more about these initiatives here:

Partnering for Impact
Partnering for Growth

For more information about these engagement opportunities, please don't hesitate to call Q Shelter on (07) 3831 5900 or contact us via email.

 


 

Catering for each day

Each day will include tea and coffee on arrival followed by morning tea, lunch and afternoon tea. Please confirm your dietary requirements during checkout.

 

Access to the Venue

Paid onsite car parking available for guests staying with Rydges Esplanade at a cost of $10 per day per vehicle (spaces limited).

 

Post Event Networking

At the end of day one, we invite you to join us for drinks and nibbles to catch up with colleagues more personally.

 

More information

If you have questions please contact [email protected] or call (07) 3831 5900

Please note that registrations for this event will close at noon on Wednesday 15 May.

Please email us directly to register after this time.