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Women and children majority of Victorians seeking homelessness help

Women and children majority of Victorians seeking homelessness help

Women and children are asking for help from Victorian homelessness services in greater numbers than ever before.

  • by Miki Perkins

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WA reluctantly accepts remote housing deal
Remote Communities

WA reluctantly accepts remote housing deal

A 10 year, $1.1 billion deal ended on June 30 and WA rejected an initial offer of $60 million over three years, but has now agreed to a $121 million deal for 2018-19.

These are the Canberrans most struggling with rental stress
Canberra

These are the Canberrans most struggling with rental stress

The latest Rental Affordability Index showed Canberra sits only behind Sydney as the nation's worst capital city for low income households needing to rent.

  • by Dan Jervis-Bardy
South Jerrabomberra housing estate finally gets approval
Canberra

South Jerrabomberra housing estate finally gets approval

The new plan for homes near Hume now has approval from Queanbeyan council. Development is set to begin in February.

  • by Kimberley Le Lievre
Perfect storm: Housing affordability crisis hits ACT disability sector
Affordable housing

Perfect storm: Housing affordability crisis hits ACT disability sector

The ACT's new housing affordability strategy promises to make renting more accessible for people with disabilities - and it can't come soon enough.

  • by Sherryn Groch
Don't double down on compulsory super
Opinion
Opinion

Don't double down on compulsory super

Increasing the superannuation guarantee will suppress wages and put pressure on the age pension system.

  • by Simon Cowan
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Think high density isn't for your area? Then you're missing the point
Public housing

Think high density isn't for your area? Then you're missing the point

If Perth people still think higher density living is about shoehorning homeless and poor people into nice suburbs, they’re missing the point.

  • by Emma Young
As housing fight intensifies, 12,000 West Australians wait in limbo
Affordable housing

As housing fight intensifies, 12,000 West Australians wait in limbo

The futures of 12,000 vulnerable West Australians hang in the balance as a poisonous feud deepens between the West Australian and federal governments.

  • by Emma Young
ACT public housing demand forecasts not updated for six years
Canberra

ACT public housing demand forecasts not updated for six years

Public housing advocates have previously cited concerns the level of demand may be much greater than estimated.

  • by Daniel Burdon
Canberra Now: Inquiry launched at ACT Health and Qbn cop shortage
Canberra

Canberra Now: Inquiry launched at ACT Health and Qbn cop shortage

Plus pictures of Canberra's favourite cheetah cub!

  • by Sherryn Groch
'Didn't think it was possible': 10 new affordable homes for Throsby
Canberra

'Didn't think it was possible': 10 new affordable homes for Throsby

Seven years ago, Christine Van was struggling to find somewhere to live. Today, she was given the keys to her very first home.

  • by Han Nguyen