Housing and Health Research Report

Our University of Adelaide student intern, Katherine Lake, focussed her research project around how a lack of safe and affordable housing negatively impacts health for individuals experiencing precarious housing situations. Katherine concluded that affordable, safe, secure and appropriate housing is a critical factor in the prevention of ill health in vulnerable populations in Australia. Thank

South Australian Housing Trust Triennial Review

The review of the South Australian Housing Trust (SAHT) reflects on the activities and performance of the SAHT over the period of 2013-14 to 2016-17. The review was conducted to provide an understanding of the current performance of the South Australian public housing system. The review includes dwelling statistics, the SAHT financial position and jurisdictional comparison

2018 Annual Report

Shelter SA’s past year has been a mix of achievements, some staff changes and a new State Government.  The Board’s key objective has been to continue to support our excellent operational team in the pursuit of our strategic plan.  This has been another year of important achievements for Shelter SA, and we acknowledge and thank

Community Engagement in Planning Research Report

We interviewed developers, architects, State and Local Government representatives and officials, community housing providers and peak bodies. We looked at opportunities for the inclusion of social and affordable housing in South Australia. Shelter SA aims to make a difference by assisting land owners, builders and developers to engage local communities and represent their interests in

Blue Sky Thinking, Housing Solutions in Mount Gambier

Shelter SA held a workshop in August to identify what Mount Gambier needs more of in terms of housing. We used our "blue sky thinking" method, encouraging attendees to think of positive housing solutions to help solve problems unique to the regional city. Report Media Release

Parity Article – Learning from the Past, Looking into the Future

We are currently seeing a spike in older women needing assistance with the affordability and security of their housing, homelessness and the costs of living. With the working conditions, women experienced years ago, lower wages, time off for raising children and no superannuation, it is easy to see why this crisis is happening for a generation of women today. We must learn

Submission to the Select Committee on Poverty

Shelter SA made a submission to the Select Committee on Poverty in South Australia, containing a discussion of housing issues and actions that are needed to improve the effects of poverty. the inadequacy of crisis accommodation, the increase in rough sleepers as well as government spending across portfolios were included. We would like to see