Opinion

All I want for Christmas is a roof over my head

By Dan Carton
December 2 2023 - 5:30am

As Christmas looms and we look forward to celebrating another year and spending time with loved ones, some Canberrans will simply be saying "all I want for Christmas is a roof over my head". The federal Labor government has had a busy 2023 in the housing space and this offers the genuine prospect those currently homeless or in acute housing stress could expect some relief in the short to medium term. But hope can be tenuous, and needs to be backed by firm action over the coming year.

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