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Member for Blaxland

Shadow Minister for Regional Services, Territories and Local Government

Shadow Minister for Housing and Homelessness 

Media

Doorstop Interview with Kristy McBain - Bega - Thursday 2 July 2020

E&OE TRANSCRIPT PRESS CONFERENCE  BEGA THURSDAY, 2 JULY 2020   Subjects: HomeBuilder in Eden-Monaro; John Barilaro.   KRISTY MCBAIN: Hi, I'm Kristy McBain, Labor's candidate in the Eden-Monaro by-election. I’m joined here today in Bega with Jason Clare Labor’s Shadow Minister... read more...


Morrison fails to expand First Home Loan Deposit Scheme

    The Morrison Government has once again ignored Labor’s calls to expand the First Home Loan Deposit Scheme to help first home buyers build their first home and save the jobs of thousands of tradies.   The next round of the scheme opens today with 10,000 places for twelve... read more...


Housing approvals in freefall, apartment approvals down 34.9% and HomeBlunder won't fix it

  Australian Bureau of Statistics figures released today show residential building approvals in freefall.   Approvals for the building of units has collapsed - falling 34.9 per cent in May.   This means a big reduction in the construction of new apartments, and according to... read more...


Social Housing key to recovery: Grattan will the Government act now?

 For more than two months, Labor has called on the Morrison Government to fund the construction of more social housing and repair existing social housing to save the jobs of thousands of tradies in the housing construction industry.   A new report out today backs this call... read more...


Morrison must expand First Home Loan Deposit Scheme

  Labor has again called on the Morrison Government to expand the First Home Loan Deposit Scheme to help first home buyers build their first home and save the jobs of thousands of tradies.   The scheme’s 10,000 places were fully subscribed in five months during the first... read more...


Doorstop Interview - Sydney - Thursday 29 June 2020

E&OE TRANSCRIPT PRESS CONFERENCE  SYDNEY  MONDAY, 29 JUNE 2020 SUBJECTS: HomeBlunder; First Home Loan Deposit Scheme; JobKeeper; China. JASON CLARE, SHADOW MINISTER FOR HOUSING AND HOMELESSNESS: There’s three issues specifically related to the Government’s HomeBuilder Scheme... read more...


Television Interview with Peter Stefanovic - Sky News - Tuesday 23 June 2020

E&OE TRANSCRIPT TELEVISION INTERVIEW SKY NEWS FIRST EDITION TUESDAY, 23 JUNE 2020 SUBJECTS: Coronavirus; Dyson Heydon; Robodebt Royal Commission; HomeBlunder. PETER STEFANOVIC, HOST: Joining me now is the Shadow Minister for Housing and Homelessness Jason Clare. Jason, good... read more...


Rushed repairs don’t fix HomeBlunder

Just two weeks after the Morrison Government announced its HomeBlunder scheme, it has quietly tried to patch up some of the many holes in it. These rushed changes make it clear that the Government bungled this scheme from the start. Unfortunately these changes are not enough... read more...


Television Interview with Peter Stefanovic - Sky News - Thursday 11 June 2020

E&OE TRANSCRIPT TELEVISION INTERVIEW SKY NEWS FIRST EDITION THURSDAY 11 JUNE 2020 SUBJECTS: Homebuilder; State borders; China; Protests.   PETER STEFANOVIC, HOST: Now we're joined by the Shadow Minister for Housing and Homelessness, Jason Clare. Jason, good morning to you.... read more...


Canterbury Bankstown Torch's 100th Birthday

Mr CLARE (Blaxland) (10:18): A 100th birthday is a pretty special thing, and tomorrow there is a very special 100th birthday in my local community: the Bankstown Torch newspaper is turning 100. While other newspapers across the country are dying off, the Bankstown Torch is... read more...