If you are living and or working in social housing communities or
just interested to understand what’s going on, this interactive workshop
is a good way to start.
More information about the 'Social housing and community voices' workshop
Our ‘Social housing and community voices’ workshop covers:
- What is social housing? How has it evolved?
- What is driving some of the decisions the government is making about the estates?
- Where does the money for social housing come from?
- What are some of the good things that are happening to people who
live in social housing? What are the advantages and disadvantages of
living in social housing?
- How can tenants get involved and be heard?
- How can we make an effective tenant group?
- How can we communicate with government and community housing providers?
- What is the future for social housing?
- How can tenants be informed, involved and consulted about the redevelopment of public housing estates?
General information about our workshops
Each workshop is interactive and uses a mix of adult learning techniques, for example, presentations with questions-and-answers, case studies and problem-solving discussions. There is provision for inclusion of a guest speaker on a topical housing issue.
Workshop facilitatorsThe workshops are run by Shelter NSW policy staff.
PartnershipsShelter NSW prefers to conduct workshops in partnership with other organisations whose constituency is interested. Most workshops will be promoted and resourced by the partner agency (that is, in relation to the venue and refreshments) and will take place locally.
ContactIndividuals and organisations wishing to get further information about Shelter NSW community education workshops or to organise a workshop in their area should contact Paula Rix, (02) 9267 5733 ext. 12 or email: