Australian Coat of Arms

Member for Blaxland

Shadow Minister for Housing and Homelessness 

Shadow Minister for Regional Services, Territories and Local Government

 

Media

Thank You to Blaxland Community - COVID Response

This is my last speech in this place for this year. I want to dedicate it to the many people in my local community who helped us to get through what has been a really tough year. The people whom I have the privilege to represent here in the Australian parliament were hit... read more...


Cost of rent through the roof

Renters are paying thousands of dollars more this year to keep a roof over their head, making it harder and harder to get ahead at a time when wages have flatlined.   After almost a decade in Government, housing affordability has only got worse under the Liberal-National... read more...


Television Interview with Peter Stefanovic - Sky News - Tuesday 23 November 2021

E&OE TRANSCRIPT TELEVISION INTERVIEW SKY NEWS FIRST EDITION TUESDAY, 23 NOVEMBER 2021 SUBJECTS: Morrison Government held hostage by rogue MPs and Senators; vaccine mandates; Star Wars.   PETER STEFANOVIC, HOST: Let's head back to Canberra now and joining us live is Jason... read more...


Doorstop Interview - Parliament House, Canberra- Tuesday 23 November 2021

DOORSTOP INTERVIEW PARLIAMENT HOUSE, CANBERRA TUESDAY, 23 NOVEMBER 2021 SUBJECTS: Chaos in Parliament; Religious Discrimination Bill.    JOURNALIST: Jason, is anything going get done for the next two weeks?   JASON CLARE, SHADOW MINISTER FOR HOUSING AND HOMELESSNESS:... read more...


Television Interview with Farziah Ibraham and Joanne Nicholson - ABC Weekend Breakfast - Saturday 20 November 2021

E&OE TRANSCRIPT TELEVISION INTERVIEW ABC WEEKEND BREAKFAST SATURDAY, 20 NOVEMBER 2021 SUBJECT/S: Trump without the toupée; Assassination of John Newman; upcoming sitting fortnight; this tired, chaotic and dysfunctional Government.   FAUZIAH IBRAHIM, HOST: The Prime Minister... read more...


Housing costs through the roof in Macquarie

HOUSING COSTS THROUGH THE ROOF IN MACQUARIE   Housing costs in the Blue Mountains and the Hawkesbury have skyrocketed in the last 12 months.   House prices in the region have jumped by up to 29.9 per cent[1], much more than the national average of 21.9 per cent.   The cost of... read more...


Doorstop Interview - Katoomba - Thursday 18 November 2021

E&OE TRANSCRIPT DOORSTOP INTERVIEW KATOOMBA THURSDAY, 18 NOVEMBER 2021 SUBJECTS: Housing crisis in Macquarie; Labor’s Housing Australia Future Fund; Morrison Government’s lack of investment in housing for women and children escaping domestic violence. SUSAN TEMPLEMAN, MEMBER... read more...


Housing costs through the roof in the Illawarra

    Housing costs in the Illawarra have skyrocketed in the last 12 months.   House prices in the region have jumped by 27.6 per cent[1], much more than the national average of 21.9 per cent.   The cost of rent has also skyrocketed. Rent in Sydney has increased 5.5 per cent in... read more...


Doorstop Interview - Corrimal - Tuesday 16 November 2021

E&OE TRANSCRIPT DOORSTOP INTERVIEW CORRIMAL TUESDAY, 16 NOVEMBER 2021 SUBJECTS: Housing crisis in the Illawarra; Labor’s Housing Australia Future Fund. JASON CLARE, SHADOW MINISTER FOR HOUSING AND HOMELESSNESS: It's great to be here in Corrimal with Michele, with Sharon and... read more...


Television Interview with Kieran Gilbert - SKY News Afternoon Agenda - Monday 15 November 2021

E&OE TRANSCRIPT TELEVISION INTERVIEW SKY NEWS AFTERNOON AGENDA MONDAY, 15 NOVEMBER 2021 SUBJECTS: Housing crisis in the Hunter and regional Australia; Scott Morrison lying about his lies.  KIERAN GILBERT, HOST: One of the key battlegrounds of the upcoming election is the New... read more...