Housing ACT tenants are encouraged to apply to apply for membership of the 2009-11 Joint Champions Group.
The Joint Champions Group, established in 2005, provides tenants with an opportunity to take part in and manage activities that contribute to the planning and delivery of housing services in the ACT.
The group, comprising public housing tenants and Housing ACT staff, meets regularly to discuss a program of tenant participation activities. “It allows public tenants to take part in and manage activities that contribute to the planning and delivery of housing services in the ACT.
To become a ‘Champion’ you should show your willingness to:
- Work in partnership with Housing ACT on tenant issues, as well as raising concerns, resolving problems and being consulted on housing policies.
- Communicate openly either drawing on previous committee or community group experience (eg, P & C or playgroup), or being willing to learn.
- Respect, that is, be prepared to listen to and accept other people’s points of view, and consider issues carefully.
- Network with individuals and/or small groups to improve outcomes for tenants.
Tenants requiring further information or who would like assistance to submit their application should telephone Housing ACT on 6207 5098 or 6207 1507. Alternatively, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
Applications close 26 June 2009.