Last week, the Queensland Government announced radical reforms to the social housing system under what Minister for Housing and Public Works Tim Mander described as the biggest shakeup in recent years.

According to Mander, the new Housing 2020 Strategy will establish a flexible, regionally based, integrated system capable of delivering more than 12,000 additional social and affordable housing dwellings, aiming to meet 90 per cent of all social housing demand in Queensland by 2020. “This Strategy is about bringing Queensland’s social…