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Member for Blaxland

Shadow Minister for Housing and Homelessness 

Shadow Minister for Regional Services, Territories and Local Government

 

Portfolio Media Releases

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...


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...


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...


Housing costs through the roof in Gilmore

  Housing costs in Gilmore have skyrocketed in the last 12 months.   House prices in the region have jumped by 35.3 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 the... read more...


Housing costs through the roof in the Hunter

JASON CLARE MP SHADOW MINISTER FOR HOUSING AND HOMELESSNESS MEMBER FOR BLAXLAND HUNTER REGION FEDERAL MPS   HOUSING COSTS THROUGH THE ROOF IN THE HUNTER   Housing costs in the Hunter have skyrocketed in the last 12 months.   House prices in the Hunter region have jumped by... read more...


Harder to buy a home on the Central Coast than ever before

HARDER TO BUY A HOME ON THE CENTRAL COAST THAN EVER BEFORE   The cost to buy a home in Australia has jumped by about 21.9 per cent in the past 12 months.   On the Central Coast, it has jumped even more by 29.4 per cent, and in areas such as Copacabana prices have increased by... read more...


Housing costs through the roof on the Central Coast

JASON CLARE MP SHADOW MINISTER FOR HOUSING AND HOMELESSNESS SHADOW MINISTER FOR REGIONAL SERVICES,LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND TERRITORIESMEMBER FOR BLAXLAND EMMA MCBRIDE MPSHADOW ASSISTANT MINISTER FOR MENTAL HEALTHSHADOW ASSISTANT MINISTER FOR CARERSMEMBER FOR DOBELL   HOUSING... read more...


Morrison-Joyce Government to stop work on housing affordability

A Morrison-Joyce Government report has recommended stopping important research into housing affordability at the same time the housing crisis is worsening in Australia. It’s harder to buy than ever before, it’s harder to rent than ever before and there are more homeless... read more...


World Homelessness day 2021

  Today on World Homelessness Day there are more Australians homeless than ever before.  The statistics are shocking. More than 116,000 people are homeless in Australia according to the 2016 census, and this number is expected rise in the most recent census; Around... read more...


Silence on Social Housing and Women's Safety can't stand

  In the lead up to the National Summit on Women’s Safety, the Morrison-Joyce Government’s silence on housing and domestic violence is deafening. Federal Labor called on the government to put housing on the summit agenda two months ago. They have failed to listen to the... read more...