Australian Coat of Arms

Member for Blaxland

Shadow Minister for Regional Services, Territories and Local Government

Shadow Minister for Housing and Homelessness 

Media

Doorstop Interview - Bankstown - Monday 26 May 2020

E&OE TRANSCRIPT DOORSTOP INTERVIEW BANKSTOWN TUESDAY, 26 MAY 2020 SUBJECTS: JobKeeper bungle. JASON CLARE, SHADOW MINISTER FOR REGIONAL SERVICES, LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND TERRITORIES: Welcome to Bankstown. Thanks for coming along today I'm here with the Mayor of Canterbury... read more...


Local roads and infrastructure investment is a start, but more needed

LOCAL ROADS AND INFRASTRUCTURE INVESTMENT IS A START, BUT MORE NEEDED  Labor is encouraged by today’s announcement the Morrison Government will deliver funding to local councils to be invested in local roads and community infrastructure, but more needs to be done to ensure... read more...


TV Interview with Johanna Nicholson and Fauziah Ibrahim - ABC Weekend Breakfast - Saturday 16 May 2020

 E&OE TRANSCRIPTTELEVISION INTERVIEWABC WEEKEND BREAKFASTSATURDAY 16 MAY 2020 SUBJECTS: Mental health, unemployment, easing of restrictions. JOHANNA NICHOLSON: Well, the Prime Minister, Scott Morrison, has pledged $48 million for a mental health plan amid serious concerns... read more...


Tradies in trouble - no plan to help

  Housing construction work is about to fall off a cliff and the Morrison Government has no plan to help tradies in trouble.  In Question Time today Labor asked the government if would develop a Housing Construction Stimulus plan to prevent carpenters, bricklayers,... read more...


Speech: Building and Construction Industry

Mr CLARE (Blaxland) (17:00): We're all stuck in them, most of us can't wait to get out of them, and we need a hell of a lot more of them. I'm talking about housing. One of the many things we have learnt over the last few weeks is the importance of housing—safe and affordable... read more...


Housing construction is crucial to COVID-19 recovery

  Labor has called for a National Housing Stimulus Plan as the nation emerges from the COVID 19 pandemic. The pipeline of work in the housing construction industry is drying up and will result in a sharp decline in work for lots of tradespeople and small and family... read more...


Television Interview with Tom Connell - Sky News - Tuesday 12 May 2020

E&OE TRANSCRIPTTELEVISION INTERVIEWSKY NEWS ON THE HOURTUESDAY 12 MAY 2020SUBJECTS: National Housing Stimulus Plan.TOM CONNELL, HOST: Welcome back. Coronavirus is set to impact the Australian housing sector and building and construction. Huge parts of our economy. How much is... read more...


Radio interview with Tom Elliot - 3AW - Tuesday 12 May 2020

E&OE TRANSCRIPT RADIO INTERVIEW 3AW DRIVE WITH TOM ELLIOT TUESDAY, 12 MAY 2020 SUBJECTS: National Housing Stimulus Plan TOM ELLIOT: Today the Federal Labor Leader Anthony Albanese has called for a thing called the National Housing Stimulus Plan and he says the idea of this... read more...


Report exposes Government’s inaction on rental affordability

The COVID-19 crisis has made it very clear just how important housing is.   Our home is not just our castle.  At the moment it is our fortress. Anglicare Australia’s annual Rental Affordability Report released today also exposes just how unaffordable housing is in Australia... read more...


Television Interview with Tom Connell - Sky News - Thursday 30 April 2020

E&OE TRANSCRIPT TELEVISION INTERVIEW SKY NEWS THURSDAY, 30 APRIL 2020   SUBJECTS: Eviction moratorium, decline in residential construction   TOM CONNELL, PRESENTER: Well this of course is just another impact on the coronavirus situation. It’s going to have a particularly big... read more...