Investment needs to continue into Qld remote communities

13th Feb 2018

A delegation representing the housing and homelessness sector of Queensland arrived at Federal Parliament last week to ask senators & MPs to recognise the need for further funding for remote communities.

Queensland’s peak body, Q Shelter have sent a delegation to Canberra to speak to a number of members of parliament, including the Minister for Indigenous Affairs, Nigel Scullion. Their aim is to extend funding for remote housing, past June of this year, which is when the National Partnership Agreement on Remote Indigenous Housing expires.

Philippe Perez speaks to Leone Craydon, Executive Director of Q Shelter & Cr Michael Sand & Deputy Mayor of the Yarrabah Aboriginal Shire Council.