Australian Coat of Arms

Member for Blaxland

Shadow Minister for Regional Services, Territories and Local Government

Shadow Minister for Housing and Homelessness 

Portfolio Media Releases

Hurry up and release details of domestic violence housing

  Domestic and family violence is the leading cause of homelessness for women and their children.   This Homelessness Week, Labor is again calling on the Prime Minister to bring forward the construction of additional accommodation for women and children escaping family... read more...


Budget must include funding for social housing

  If the Morrison Government is serious about stopping the housing construction industry from going off a cliff and saving tradies jobs, the Budget must include funding for social housing.   The Government’s refusal to do this is just bloody-minded.   It’s not just Labor... read more...


Hundreds of thousands of older women at risk of homelessness

JASON CLARE MP SHADOW MINISTER FOR HOUSING AND HOMELESSNESS SHADOW MINISTER FOR REGIONAL SERVICES, TERRITORIES AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT MEMBER FOR BLAXLAND   JULIE COLLINS MP SHADOW MINISTER FOR AGEING AND SENIORS SHADOW MINISTER FOR WOMEN MEMBER FOR FRANKLIN   HUNDREDS OF... read more...


Thousands of veterans left behind by the Morrison Government

JASON CLARE MP SHADOW MINISTER FOR HOUSING AND HOMELESSNESS SHADOW MINISTER FOR REGIONAL SERVICES, TERRITORIES AND LOCAL GOVERNMENT MEMBER FOR BLAXLAND   SHAYNE NEUMANN MP SHADOW MINISTER FOR VETERANS’ AFFAIRS AND DEFENCE PERSONNEL MEMBER FOR BLAIR   THOUSANDS OF VETERANS... read more...


NSW Local Government Week 2020

  This week is NSW Local Government Week.   It is an opportunity to recognise the significance of local government and the important contribution local government workers make to our community.   Local government workers are on the front line of the COVID-19 pandemic. The... read more...


Homelessness Week 2020

  ANTHONY ALBANESE MP LEADER OF THE AUSTRALIAN LABOR PARTY MEMBER FOR GRAYNDLER JASON CLARE MP SHADOW MINISTER FOR HOUSING AND HOMELESSNESS SHADOW MINISTER FOR REGIONAL SERVICES, LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND TERRITORIES MEMBER FOR BLAXLAND HOMELESSNESS WEEK 2020   This week... read more...


Less than a third of councils sign up to Local Roads and Community Infrastructure Program

CATHERINE KING MPSHADOW MINISTER FOR INFRASTRUCTURE, TRANSPORT AND REGIONAL DEVELOPMENTMEMBER FOR BALLARAT JASON CLARE MPSHADOW MINISTER FOR HOUSING AND HOMELESSNESSSHADOW MINISTER FOR REGIONAL SERVICES,LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND TERRITORIESMEMBER FOR BLAXLAND LESS THAN A THIRD OF... read more...


Christmas is coming - what about the HomeBuilder application form?

There have been many great pieces of literature written in less than eight weeks, but unfortunately the HomeBuilder application form is not one of them. It’s now eight weeks since the scheme was announced and most Australians still can’t apply. In 1843 Charles Dickens wrote... read more...


Housing approvals fall to eight year low – ABS figures reveal

  This is the cliff we have been warning the Government about.   For months, Anthony Albanese and Labor have been warning the Morrison Government that the housing construction industry is about to go off a cliff.   Here is the proof.   Today the ABS revealed that housing... read more...


Labor calls on Government to bring forward DV housing

LINDA BURNEY MP SHADOW MINISTER FOR FAMILIES AND SOCIAL SERVICES MEMBER FOR BARTON   JASON CLARE MP SHADOW MINISTER FOR HOUSING AND HOMELESSNESS SHADOW MINISTER FOR REGIONAL SERVICES, LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND TERRITORIES MEMBER FOR BLAXLAND   LABOR CALLS ON GOVERNMENT TO BRING... read more...