All Training & Events

See what’s on and coming up to upskill and meet others in community housing.

*CHIA Vic is still fine tuning our new booking system. If you have problems registering for an event contact Holly on 0410 164 429 or holly.mullaney@chiavic.com.au

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29.09.2021
Dealing with Goods Left Behind

From 29 March 2021, Consumer Affairs Victoria (CAV) no longer undertake goods left behind inspections. Changes to the Residential Tenancies Act 1997 provide a revised process for managing goods left behind.

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01.10.2021
Rental Reforms for Community Housing Organisations

This course will give tenancy workers an understanding of the changes brought about by the Residential Tenancies Amendment Act 2018, the new rental regulations and how they will impact on their day-to-day work.

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07.10.2021
Building support for community housing toolkit launch

Join us for the launch of a toolkit on building community support for affordable housing

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08.10.2021
Rental Reforms for Rooming House Operators

New rental regulations (Residential Tenancies Regulations 2021) have now been released and, along with the Residential Tenancies Amendment Act 2018, outline the reforms to the RTA that came into force on 29 March 2021.

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14.10.2021
Preventing Debt and Recovering Arrears

As a front line member of staff attempting to collect rent and recover rent arrears, this practical workshop will give you the tools to manage your rent accounts effectively and consider ways in which you can encourage your tenants to pay their rent.

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22.10.2021
Tenants and Neighbours - How to get along

Is your tenants’ behaviour disturbing or inconveniencing their neighbours? Is the stress of the situation causing high staff turnover for your organisation? What on earth can you do?

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26.10.2021
Dealing with Goods Left Behind

From 29 March 2021, Consumer Affairs Victoria (CAV) no longer undertake goods left behind inspections. Changes to the Residential Tenancies Act 1997 provide a revised process for managing goods left behind.

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04.11.2021
Hoarding and Living in Squalor

Since the publication of DSM5® Hoarding Disorder has been classified as a diagnosable mental illness.  In some cases it can lead to situations where a person is living in squalor.  This behaviour causes problems that are of concern to wide range of organisations and services including housing services, community health agencies, environmental health agencies, the fire service, police, animal protection agencies and more.

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04.11.2021
Preparing and Presenting at VCAT by Phone and Zoom

The restrictions applied by the COVID-19 pandemic mean that all VCAT hearings will continue to be held over the phone and by Zoom for longer hearings, for at least the next few months.

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