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Member for Blaxland

Shadow Minister for Regional Services, Territories and Local Government

Shadow Minister for Housing and Homelessness 

Media

New report shows more needs to be done to tackle veteran homelessness

The new Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) report on veteran homelessness is an alarming insight into the plight of veterans who are struggling to put a roof over their heads. The report, Use of homelessness services by contemporary ex-serving ADF members:... read more...


Interview with Kieran Gilbert - Sky News - Tuesday, 13 August 2019

E&OE TRANSCRIPT TELEVISION INTERVIEW SKY NEWS TUESDAY, 13 AUGUST 2019                           SUBJECTS: Government failing to ‘bust’ congestion, Feta Cheese, Ferraris and the AUS-EU Trade Deal, Climate Change and the Pacific Island Forum KIERAN GILBERT: Joining us now is... read more...


Interview with Laura Jayes - Sky News - Tuesday, 6 August 2019

E&OE TRANSCRIPT TV INTERVIEW SKY NEWS – FIRST EDITION TUESDAY, 6 AUGUST 2019   SUBJECTS: Trade War; Gas Reservation Policy   LAURA JAYES: Jason Clare joins us live as we see this escalating trade war. As a former Shadow Trade Minister, how do you watch on as this plays... read more...


Assistant Minister must come back into the Parliament and correct the record after misleading the house

Yesterday in Question Time I asked the Minister representing the Minister for Families and Social Services:   Why did the Assistant Minister for Homelessness claim the rate of homelessness is “not ahead of population growth” when in fact homelessness is growing at nearly... read more...


Interview with Kieran Gilbert - Sky News - Wednesday, 31 July 2019

E&OE TRANSCRIPT TELEVISION INTERVIEW SKY NEWS WEDNESDAY, 31 JULY 2019   SUBJECTS: Newstart; Centrelink Robo-debt; Metadata Laws; National Integrity Commission.   KIERAN GILBERT: Shadow Minister for Housing and Homelessness Jason Clare thanks so much for your time. The... read more...


Housing Crisis in Tasmania - Federation Chamber - 29 July 2019

I thank the member for Franklin for bringing forward this important motion. My old man always used to tell me when I was a kid, 'When you grow up, buy a house.' It was a message he repeated time after time after time. It wasn't about getting rich; it was about his worry about... read more...


New accessible barbeque and picnic shelter at Garrison Point

There are now new BBQ and picnic shelter facilities at Garrison Point thanks to funding from Jason Clare and City of Canterbury Bankstown.  Garrison Point, which is located within the Mirambeena Regional Park off Henry Lawson Drive in Georges Hall, is an extremely popular... read more...


Homelessness - Federation Chamber - 25 July 2019

Thank you very much Deputy speaker. A couple of weeks ago I met a bloke named Kevin.  He lives in Campbelltown in Western Sydney and he told me his story. Kevin was an ice addict and his addiction to that drug cost him his kids and cost him his job. His kids were taken away... read more...


Interview with Laura Jayes - Sky News - Tuesday, 23 July 2019

E&OE TRANSCRIPT SKY NEWSDAY CANBERRA TUESDAY, 23 JULY 2019   SUBJECTS: Drought funding; national security legislation; Bishop and Pyne post-ministerial careers.     LAURA JAYES: Let's go now live to Canberra Jason Clare the Shadow Minister for Regional Services. Jason Clare... read more...


Prostate Cancer - Federation Chamber - 22 July 2019

Federation Chamber  Prostate Cancer    Thank you very much Madam Deputy Speaker. And can I start by thanking the Member for Perth for bringing forward this really important motion for discussion in our Parliament. We don't talk about prostate cancer enough as blokes.... read more...