Australian Coat of Arms

Member for Blaxland

Shadow Minister for Housing and Homelessness 

Shadow Minister for Regional Services, Territories and Local Government

 

Speeches

Housing Affordability: Frontline Workers

Mr CLARE (Blaxland) (16:50): Not all heroes wear their undies on the outside. The last 12 months have reminded us who the real heroes in our local communities are. In Sydney, as the prospect of a potential lockdown creeps ever closer, those heroes are out there doing the job... read more...


Address to Australian Local Government Association: National General Assembly

ADDRESS TO AUSTRALIAN LOCAL GOVERNMENT ASSOCIATION:NATIONAL GENERAL ASSEMBLY MONDAY, 21 JUNE 2021 *** CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY ***   Last year, after the bushfires and before COVID, Albo took the whole Shadow Cabinet down to Batemans Bay. We went there to look at the damage the... read more...


Consideration in Detail - Homelessness

Mr CLARE (Blaxland) (13:14): My question is to the absent Minister for Homelessness, Social and Community Housing, who's supposed to be here right now answering questions but hasn't turned up. But we shouldn't be surprised, because this is a minister who doesn't do his job.... read more...


Consideration in Detail - Homelessness

Mr CLARE (Blaxland) (13:14): My question is to the absent Minister for Homelessness, Social and Community Housing, who's supposed to be here right now answering questions but hasn't turned up. But we shouldn't be surprised, because this is a minister who doesn't do his job.... read more...


Vinnies CEO Sleepout

Mr CLARE (Blaxland) (13:45): Tonight, like every night, thousands of Australians will sleep on the street or in a park or in their car. And tonight 1,657 other Australians will also experience a bit of what that's like, because tonight is Vinnies CEO Sleepout. It's not the... read more...


Consideration in Detail - Regional Housing

Mr CLARE (Blaxland) (10:36): I thank the Acting Prime Minister for being here as part of this process today. This is a process which is not always taken seriously, so your attendance here today is much appreciated. I want to talk about the big shift that we've seen in last 12... read more...


Consideration in Detail - Housing

Mr CLARE (Blaxland) (12:21): I have two questions I'd like to ask the Minister for Housing. The first question is about land supply. In 2017 the minister promised to release surplus Commonwealth land for housing development. The 2017 budget documents state, 'The government is... read more...


Tasmania - Housing

Mr CLARE (Blaxland) (10:14): We've got a housing crisis in Australia at the moment; that's the truth of it. It's harder to buy a house today than ever before. It's also harder to rent a place than ever before. One of the parts of the country where this is most severe is... read more...


HomeBuilder Program

Mr CLARE (Blaxland) (13:30): On A Current Affair this week it was revealed that there are hundreds of Aussies who've applied for the HomeBuilder grant and, because of a confusing online application form, have now missed out. They went online and they thought they'd applied for... read more...


Treasury Laws Amendment (2021 Measures No. 3) Bill 2021 - Family Home Guarantee

Mr CLARE (Blaxland) (13:26): I rise to support the Treasury Laws Amendment (2021 Measures No. 3) Bill 2021. I specifically want to talk about the Family Home Guarantee, which is part of schedule 2 of this bill. The Labor Party support this, but we support it like you would... read more...