All Queenslanders have a role to play to ensure we have enough water, both today and into the future.
As our Queensland population increases and housing affordability decreases, demand for social housing assistance is growing.
A Brisbane tenant group is working with the Department of Housing to improve the lives of all who live in their urban apartment complex.
The Department of Housing is making important changes to the way housing assistance is provided to Queenslanders as part of one social housing system.
The Department of Housing has recently made a number of significant changes as part of one social housing system.
The Department of Housing introduced its Ongoing Eligibility policy in November 2006 to assess all tenants' ongoing eligibility for housing assistance.
Making a complaint about departmental issues is about to become easier, thanks to the introduction of a new complaints management process later this year.
The amount of water being used in Department of Housing properties has decreased significantly, thanks to the efforts of the department's many water-wise tenants.
Check all plumbing fixtures for any drips or leaks. If you require assistance to check your home for water leaks, please contact your nearest Department of Housing office for advice or assistance.
Every year, termites cause more damage to Australian homes than fires, floods and storms combined.
132 500 is now the only number Queensland residents need to call for help from their local State Emergency Service (SES) during floods and storms.
If you have a disability, or if you are losing mobility as you get older, the home you live in and how accessible it is can have a big impact on your life. It can mean the difference between living an independent life and requiring regular care or assistance.
Department of Housing tenants who receive payments from the Commonwealth Department of Veterans' Affairs (DVA) can now choose to pay their rent and maintenance payments electronically via EasyPay.
In 1996, Scott Wintle was travelling across Europe when a motorbike accident resulted in permanent paraplegia and a new set of challenges in the young athlete's life.
An assets test is being introduced as part of the process for assessing the eligibility of applicants for long-term housing assistance.
Remember to let the department know as soon as possible about changes in your household or circumstances.
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