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Housing Politics

‘More people renting for life’: Australian dream disappears in bleak forecast

A new report predicts millions of Australians will miss out on home ownership as the nation heads towards a long period of slow growth in household incomes, forcing more people to fall back on the age pension to pay for shelter. Source: The Age.


Church agencies unite to provide homes for those in need

Vacant land on Tasmania’s northwest coast has been transformed into homes for those in need, thanks to a partnership between the local parish, CatholicCare Tasmania and Centacare Evolve Housing. Source: Hobart Archdiocese.

Charity Housing

Vinnies calls for more action to solve housing crisis

The St Vincent de Paul National Council has welcomed the commitments of national cabinet and the Commonwealth this week to address the housing and rental crisis.

Housing Politics

New $3.5b incentive for states to lift housing target

National cabinet has backed a deal on housing that sets a new target to build 1.2 million homes over five years, with the promise of $3 billion in incentives for states and territories to meet the goal. Source: The Age.


National cabinet under pressure to find solutions for housing crisis

Pressure is mounting for national cabinet to come up with a better deal for renters and a solution to the housing crisis when the country’s leaders meet today. Source:

Housing Social Services

Effective use of housing stock will help ease homelessness: CSSV

As the national conversation intensifies around housing supply, Catholic Social Services Victoria has released a discussion paper, encouraging creative solutions for utilising existing housing stock effectively.


Albanese and premiers aim for deal on renters’ rights

The national cabinet is hoping it can strike a deal with the states and territories that will improve rights for renters, as the Albanese Government wards off a push for a freeze on rent prices. Source: ABC News.

Homelessness Housing

Putting people in the picture about homelessness

Centacare Evolve Housing in Tasmania will mark Homelessness Week with an intergenerational art project to challenge the stigma around people who access social and affordable housing. Source: The Mercury.


Housing stoush could give Albanese trigger for double dissolution

Labor will bring its contentious $10 billion housing bill back to Parliament next week, daring the Greens and Coalition to block the unchanged legislation a second time, which would hand the Albanese Government a trigger for an early federal election. Source: The Age.