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  • Be hot weather smart

    Be hot weather smart

    The Department of Housing is encouraging public housing tenants to check on each other during hot weather this summer.

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  • Government delivers on housing promise

    Government delivers on housing promise

    18-unit complex (Halls Creek) includes the 400th Government Regional Officer Housing property and 58th non-government organisation property constructed by the Housing Our Workers initiative, funded by the State Government’s Royalties for Regions program

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  • 1,000 affordable homes milestone

    1,000 affordable homes milestone

    More than 1,000 families, singles and seniors have realised the dream of owning their own home since the State Government’s Opening Doors initiative was launched in September 2011.

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  • South Hedland and Newman to receive hostels for trainees and apprentices

    South Hedland and Newman to receive hostels for trainees and apprentices

    South Hedland and Newman trainees and apprentices will have access to safe, secure and affordable accommodation with $16million from the State Government’s Royalties for Regions program to fund new hostels.

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  • Affordable housing boost for Hedland apprentices

    Affordable housing boost for Hedland apprentices

    A 48-bed housing facility for trainees and apprentices in Hedland took another step forward today with JAXON construction appointed to build the $19million Mirnutharntu Maya project in South Hedland.

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  • Affordable housing discussion paper released for public comment (closed for comments)

    Affordable housing discussion paper released for public comment (closed for comments)

    ​The Department of Planning today released the Planning Provisions for Affordable Housing discussion paper for public comment. This is now closed for comment.

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  • Department of Housing big winners

    Department of Housing big winners

    The development industry’s peak body has recognised the Department of Housing’s outstanding projects at its major award ceremony on the weekend.

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  • State Budget 2013-14: Investing in infrastructure to support our growing State

    State Budget 2013-14: Investing in infrastructure to support our growing State

    The Liberal National Government has allocated more than $130million to build 500 new affordable homes over the next three years.

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  • Community Housing Growth Strategy making progress

    Community Housing Growth Strategy making progress

    Housing Minister Bill Marmion officially opens the first homes completed under the Community Housing Growth Strategy.

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  • Former tenant now owns home

    Former tenant now owns home

    Former public housing tenant Susan never imagined that she would become a home owner so quickly and seamlessly, but thanks to the Department of Housing’s Opening Doors Affordable Sales Program, she has.

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