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Member for Blaxland

Shadow Minister for Regional Services, Territories and Local Government

Shadow Minister for Housing and Homelessness 

Media

Government finally comes to their senses on HomeBuilder

GOVERNMENT FINALLY COMES TO THEIR SENSES ON HOMEBUILDER For months Labor has called on the Federal Government to extend the timeframe to commence construction under the HomeBuilder Scheme.  Many applicants feared they’d miss out in the $25,000 grant because of significant... read more...


Tasmanian Labor’s Social Housing Policy Announcement

Federal Labor welcomes Tasmanian Labor’s social housing announcement today, a $195.7 million commitment to build more than 2,000 new homes.    This will help put a roof over the head of more than 4,600 Tasmanians who are doing it tough.   Like their Federal colleagues, the... read more...


HomeBuilder change still needed so applicants don’t miss out

The HomeBuilder Scheme is now closed but many Australians who have applied for the grant are unsure whether they’ll even get it. Labor is again calling on the Prime Minister to extend the scheme’s construction commencement timeframe from six to twelve months to make it easier... read more...


Television Interview with Danica De Giorgio - Sky News - Tuesday 13 April 2021

E&OE TRANSCRIPT TELEVISION INTERVIEW SKY NEWS FIRST EDITION TUESDAY, 13 APRIL 2021 SUBJECT: Vaccine rollout. DANICA DE GIORGIO, HOST: It's time to discuss the issues of the day. Joining me is Jason Clare, Shadow Minister for Housing and Homelessness, Local Government and... read more...


Doorstop Interview - Sydney - Monday 12 April 2021

E&OE TRANSCRIPT  DOORSTOP INTERVIEW SYDNEY MONDAY, 12 APRIL 2021 SUBJECTS: Common ground Sydney; social housing; Federal Budget. JAMES TOOMEY, MISSION AUSTRALIA CEO: We're here at Common Ground today, which is an example of mixed social and affordable housing in one space,... read more...


We need a National Housing and Homelessness Plan

It’s getting even harder to buy a home. Up to forty per cent of first home buyers were priced out of the property market even before the latest surge in house values, the Sydney Morning Herald reported yesterday. A report by CoreLogic released yesterday reveals house prices... read more...


This is not an April Fool’s joke

Today marks 100 days since Michael Sukkar was appointed Minister for Homelessness.  Unbelievably, in that time he has only spoken publicly about homelessness on one of these days. That day was 18 March when he had to answer a question in Parliament then speak to a Matter of... read more...


Television Interview with Peter Stefanovic - Sky News - Tuesday 30 March 2021

E&OE TRANSCRIPT TELEVISION INTERVIEW SKY NEWS FIRST EDITION TUESDAY, 30 MARCH 2021 SUBJECTS: ALP Special Platform Conference; Andrew Laming.   PETER STEFANOVIC, HOST: Let's bring in Jason Clare, the Shadow Minister for Housing. Jason, good to see you. Thanks for joining us.... read more...


Doorstop Interview - Revesby - Tuesday 30 March 2021

E&OE TRANSCRIPT  DOORSTOP INTERVIEW ALP NATIONAL CONFERENCE, SYDNEY  TUESDAY, 30 MARCH 2021 SUBJECTS: ALP Special Platform Conference; National Housing and Homelessness plan. JASON CLARE, SHADOW MINISTER FOR HOUSING AND HOMELESSNESS: G’day everybody. Welcome to my neck of... read more...


APRA confirms Government idea would pump up house prices

JASON CLARE MP SHADOW MINISTER FOR HOUSING AND HOMELESSNESS SHADOW MINISTER FOR REGIONAL SERVICES, TERRITORIES AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT  MEMBER FOR BLAXLAND   STEPHEN JONES MP SHADOW ASSISTANT TREASURER SHADOW MINISTER FOR FINANCIAL SERVICES AND SUPERANNUATION MEMBER FOR WHITLAM... read more...