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  • Housing honours Indigenous Servicemen and women during NAIDOC 2014

    Housing honours Indigenous Servicemen and women during NAIDOC 2014

    In 2014, NAIDOC Week honours all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander men and women who fought in defence of country. The Housing Opening Ceremony began with a flag-raising ceremony and a Welcome to Country performed by Dr Richard Walley.

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  • Department wins at the IPAA(WA) Awards

    Department wins at the IPAA(WA) Awards

    The Department of Housing wins two awards at the 2014 Institute of Public Administration Australia (IPAA) WA’s Achievement Awards.

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  • Deadly Homes campaign encourages deadly tenants

    Deadly Homes campaign encourages deadly tenants

    Geographical location can make working with tenants in remote communities difficult, especially when the local housing office is sometimes hundreds of kilometres away. Add in cultural and language considerations and this work can become even harder.

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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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  • Summer heatwave precautions

    Summer heatwave precautions

    The Weather Bureau is once again predicting record high temperatures for Perth during summer. Useful advise and information on how to cope during a heatwave can be found on the Health Department's website.

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  • Another Premier’s Awards win for the Department

    Another Premier’s Awards win for the Department

    ​The Department of Housing has received the State’s top public sector management prize in the Improving Aboriginal Outcomes category at this year’s Premier’s Awards.

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  • Housing programme helps Aboriginal people break welfare cycle

    Housing programme helps Aboriginal people break welfare cycle

    With a focus on wealth creation and reducing welfare dependence a housing programme is changing the lives of Aboriginal people in Kununurra.

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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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  • Dawn of a new ERA in Derby

    Dawn of a new ERA in Derby

    ​The shortage of stable, supported and secure accommodation has long been one of the major obstacles to sustaining Indigenous employment in the Kimberley.

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