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Homelessness support service St Patrick’s Community Support Centre has received a $7.5 million Western Australian Government grant to help build 28 social housing dwellings in Perth’s south metropolitan region. Source: The eRecord.
The political debate over housing affordability and ownership will continue into next year after the Coalition and Greens voted to delay action on one of the Albanese Government’s key housing policies until April. Source: The Age.
The St Vincent de Paul Society is calling on the Albanese Government to implement “workable solutions” to fix the availability and affordability of rental properties in both urban centres and regional areas.
Australian Catholic University and the PM Glynn Institute hosted a panel discussion in Melbourne last week on how to achieve ethical housing policies. Source: Melbourne Catholic.
The negative health impacts associated with renting could be greater than those associated with unemployment or being a former smoker, a study has found. Source: 9news.com.au.
An innovative Catholic building and construction social enterprise has won the industry collaboration of the year award at the 2023 Tasmanian Training Awards. Source: Hobart Archdiocese.
The St Vincent de Paul Society is “relieved” to see the Albanese Government’s long-delayed $10 billion Housing Australia Future Fund Bill pass Parliament, with the addition of an extra $1 billion to be spent on public housing this year.
The Greens and the Albanese Government have finally come to an agreement to get Labor’s cornerstone $10 billion housing policy through Parliament after months of protracted negotiations and delays. Source: The Age.