Australian Coat of Arms

Member for Blaxland

Shadow Minister for Housing and Homelessness 

Shadow Minister for Regional Services, Territories and Local Government

 

Portfolio Media Releases

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...


Inquiry backs Labor's call for urgent homelessness plan

JASON CLARE MPSHADOW MINISTER FOR HOUSING AND HOMELESSNESSSHADOW MINISTER FOR REGIONAL SERVICES,LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND TERRITORIESMEMBER FOR BLAXLAND SHARON CLAYDON MPDEPUTY CHAIR OF STANDING COMMITTEE ON SOCIAL POLICY AND LEGAL AFFAIRSMEMBER FOR NEWCASTLE INQUIRY BACKS LABOR’S... read more...


New data exposes Scott Morrison’s cuts to social housing and homelessness

No wonder there are more homeless Aussies today than ever before. Data released today by Homelessness Australia at the start of Homelessness Week shows that Federal Government investment in social housing and homelessness has dropped dramatically. In 2013, when Labor left... read more...


No Housing for Women's Safety Summit

JASON CLARE MP SHADOW MINISTER FOR HOUSING AND HOMELESSNESS SHADOW MINISTER FOR REGIONAL SERVICES, LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND TERRITORIES MEMBER FOR BLAXLAND SENATOR JENNY MCALLISTER SHADOW CABINET SECRETARY SHADOW ASSISTANT MINISTER TO THE LABOR LEADER IN THE SENATE SHADOW... read more...


Urgent Relief Required for Renters

With an extended lockdown looming, renters deserve support to keep a roof over their heads. For many families, the biggest household expense is rent. Labor is calling on the Federal and NSW Governments to consider the measures we called for last year: • Eviction moratorium –... read more...


From National Cabinet to the Front Bench: Local Government Kicked to the Kerb Again

In their latest crusade against local government, the Liberal-National Government has kicked the local government portfolio off the front bench. This is the first time the local government portfolio will not be on the front bench since it was first represented in 1972. It may... read more...


Local Government a priority for Labor

ANTHONY ALBANESE MPLEADER OF THE AUSTRALIAN LABOR PARTYMEMBER FOR GRAYNDLER JASON CLARE MPSHADOW MINISTER FOR HOUSING AND HOMELESSNESSSHADOW MINISTER FOR REGIONAL SERVICES,LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND TERRITORIESMEMBER FOR BLAXLAND LOCAL GOVERNMENT A PRIORITY FOR LABOR  An Albanese... read more...


Victory: Another Sukkar backflip forced by Labor

For weeks, Labor has been putting pressure on the Housing Minister Michael Sukkar to raise the price cap for homes eligible to purchase using the Family Home Guarantee.      The Family Home Guarantee Scheme is intended to help single parents to buy a home with a deposit of two... read more...


Fix it or Labor will

    Labor is calling on the Morrison Government to lift the price cap for the Family Home Guarantee to help single parents buy a home in Launceston.   If the Liberals don’t fix it, Labor will.    The Government’s Family Home Guarantee has a price cap of $300,000 for homes in... read more...


Government clueless on vaccinations for homeless Australians

MARK BUTLER MP SHADOW MINISTER FOR HEALTH AND AGEING MEMBER FOR HINDMARSH   JASON CLARE MP SHADOW MINISTER FOR HOUSING AND HOMELESSNESS SHADOW MINISTER FOR REGIONAL SERVICES, LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND TERRITORIES MEMBER FOR BLAXLAND    GOVERNMENT CLUELESS ON VACCINATIONS FOR... read more...