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  • Broome Aboriginal Short Stay Accommodation Facility a step closer

    Broome Aboriginal Short Stay Accommodation Facility a step closer

    With statistics showing that there can be more than 100 people sleeping rough in and around Broome on any given night, the Broome Aboriginal Short Stay Accommodation Facility will be a welcome addition to the Shire.

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  • Housing recognised for public service excellence

    Housing recognised for public service excellence

    Housing has once again been recognised for public service excellence with two awards in the 2015 Institute of Public Administration Australia (WA) Achievement Awards announced on Friday 26 June.

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  • Community swimming pool makes a splash

    Community swimming pool makes a splash

    Remote Aboriginal communities are now benefitting ‘aquatically’ thanks to Housing working in partnership with the Royal Life Saving Society to develop a service agreement for the delivery of community services centred around remote swimming pools.

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  • Summer hot weather precautions

    Summer hot weather precautions

    Summer is in full swing and temperatures across the state have already started to sizzle. The Department advises tenants, family members and neighbours to take extra care, drink lots of water, and if unwell seek medical help when the hot spells strike.

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  • Derby's Aboriginal short stay facility is open for business

    Derby's Aboriginal short stay facility is open for business

    Western Australia’s second Aboriginal short stay accommodation facility was officially opened by Housing Minister Bill Marmion in Derby on Saturday, 4 October.

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  • Next stop for the Transitional Housing Program

    Next stop for the Transitional Housing Program

    Transitional Housing is being expanded into Halls Creek with the construction of 15 new houses that will provide stable, affordable housing to Aboriginal people who are engaged in employment or training.

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  • Epic Kimberley flood and bravery tale brought to book

    Epic Kimberley flood and bravery tale brought to book

    The 2011 deluge that nearly wiped out the remote East Kimberley township of Warmun has been commemorated in a limited-edition book, now available free to all in a digital edition.

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  • Realising a distant dream

    Realising a distant dream

    Growing up on various stations in remote WA, Evelyn never dreamed of home ownership but thanks to the Department’s East Kimberley Transitional Housing Program, she is now a proud new home owner.

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  • Epic tale of Warmun rebuilding now available online

    Epic tale of Warmun rebuilding now available online

    ​The 2011 flood that nearly wiped out the remote East Kimberley township of Warmun has been commemorated in a beautiful limited-edition book that has now been made available free to everyone online.

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  • Government to assess public housing rents more equitably

    Government to assess public housing rents more equitably

    The Department of Housing has recently changed the way it will assess household income to ensure a more even method of rent calculation for all public-housing tenants.

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