Portfolio Media Releases

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...


Support for Housing Australia Future Fund keeps going up and up

A week after Labor’s $10 billion Housing Australia Future Fund was announced and the endorsements keep coming in from everyone from the Real Estate Institute to Reverend Bill Crews AM.  The reason is pretty simple - it will create jobs, build homes and change lives.  Here... read more...


Housing Australia Future Fund support through the roof

There are not many policies that get the support of almost everyone, but Labor’s Housing Australia Future Fund has quickly become one of them.       In the last three days, Labor’s Housing Australia Future Fubd has been applauded and welcomed by everyone from the Property... read more...


Labor commits $30 million to help homeless veterans

JASON CLARE MP SHADOW MINISTER FOR HOUSING AND HOMELESSNESS SHADOW MINISTER FOR REGIONAL SERVICES, LOCAL GOVERNMENT AND TERRITORIES MEMBER FOR BLAXLAND SHAYNE NEUMANN MP SHADOW MINISTER FOR VETERANS' AFFAIRS AND DEFENCE PERSONNEL MEMBER FOR BLAIR LABOR COMMITS $30 MILLION... read more...