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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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  • 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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