Australian Coat of Arms

Member for Blaxland

Shadow Minister for Regional Services, Territories and Local Government

Shadow Minister for Housing and Homelessness 

Media

Coronavirus JobKeeper Bill 2020

Mr CLARE (Blaxland) (13:19):  I move: That the following words be added after paragraph (9): "(10) calls on the Government to: (a) recognise the importance of local government; (b) acknowledge that the closure of council facilities has resulted in significant revenue loss... read more...


Coronavirus: Up to 45,000 Council jobs at risk

The coronavirus has led to closure of many council facilities putting up to 45,000 jobs at risk. Currently ineligible for the JobKeeper package local councils are already laying off thousands of employees.   Sutherland Shire Council, in the Prime Minister’s own electorate,... read more...


Coronavirus: Labor’s call to support our healthcare heroes

  Our frontline health care workers are heroes in this health emergency and deserve as much support as possible from us to keep saving lives. With reports this week of health workers being publicly abused on public transport because of their day-to-day proximity to the... read more...


Doorstop Interview - Bankstown - Saturday 4 April 2020

CHRIS BOWEN MP SHADOW MINISTER FOR HEALTH MEMBER FOR MCMAHON JASON CLARE MP SHADOW MINISTER FOR HOUSING AND HOMELESSNESS SHADOW MINISTER FOR REGIONAL SERVICES, LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND TERRITORIES MEMBER FOR BLAXLAND   E&OE TRANSCRIPT DOORSTOP INTERVIEW SYDNEY SATURDAY, 4 APRIL... read more...


Coronavirus: No clarity on rental package causes bullying and anxiety

Some real estate agents are bullying tenants by demanding they pay rent in advance and demanding they draw down on their retirement savings to pay rent.   While most agents are behaving professionally, Labor has received reports of unacceptable behaviour and calls on the... read more...


Interview with Peter Stefanovic - Sky News - Tuesday 31 March 2020

E&OE TRANSCRIPT TELEVISION INTERVIEW SKY NEWS TUESDAY, 31 MARCH 2020 SUBJECTS: Moratorium on evictions; Virgin Australia; Economy.   PETER STEFANOVIC, HOST: Well, joining us now is Shadow Minister for Housing Jason Clare.  Jason Clare good morning to you. Thanks so much for... read more...


Homelessness charities in real trouble when they are needed most

JASON CLARE MPSHADOW MINISTER FOR HOUSING AND HOMELESSNESSSHADOW MINISTER FOR REGIONAL SERVICES, LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND TERRITORIESMEMBER FOR BLAXLANDHON LINDA BURNEY MPSHADOW MINISTER FOR FAMILIES AND SOCIAL SERVICESMEMBER FOR BARTONANDREW LEIGH MPSHADOW ASSISTANT MINISTER FOR... read more...


Coronavirus: Common sense rental relief welcome

  Tonight’s announcement by the National Cabinet on an eviction moratorium is welcomed by Labor.  We have consistently said that no one should lose their home, whether they own it or rent it, because of the virus. This will help.Our home is our castle.  In the next few months... read more...


Television Interview - ABC Weekend Breakfast

E&OE TRANSCRIPTTELEVISION INTERVIEWABC WEEKEND BREAKFASTSATURDAY, 28 MARCH 2020  SUBJECTS: Coronavirus, Queensland Elections, Rent Assistance FAUZIAH IBRAHIM: Well, let's stay with the coronavirus situation within Australia and we’ll turn now to our pollie panel.JOHANNA... read more...


Doorstop Interview - Sydney

ANTHONY ALBANESE MPLEADER OF THE AUSTRALIAN LABOR PARTYMEMBER FOR GRAYNDLERCHRIS BOWEN MPSHADOW MINISTER FOR HEALTHMEMBER FOR MCMAHON JASON CLARE MPSHADOW MINISTER FOR HOUSING AND HOMELESSNESSMEMBER FOR BLAXLAND   E&OE TRANSCRIPTDOORSTOP INTERVIEWSYDNEYTHURSDAY, 26 MARCH 2020... read more...