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  • Service workers village contract awarded

    Service workers village contract awarded

    Housing availability in Hedland is set for a major boost with the construction of the 293-unit Osprey Service Workers’ Village set to start in South Hedland in September.

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  • Initiatives to ease service worker housing shortage in Port Hedland

    Initiatives to ease service worker housing shortage in Port Hedland

    The State Government is tackling Port Hedland’s housing shortage and high rents through a Royalties for Regions-supported housing package to provide housing for service workers. The package announced today in Port Hedland

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  • Inner-city social housing given a boost

    Inner-city social housing given a boost

    Housing Minister Troy Buswell recently opened a new $16.8 million social housing complex in Northbridge. Minister Buswell said that the complex, on Newcastle Street, would provide much-needed social housing.

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  • 1,000 extra affordable rentals for WA

    1,000 extra affordable rentals for WA

    West Australians on low to moderate incomes will benefit from an additional 1,000 incentives to be funded under Round 4 of the National Rental Affordability Scheme (NRAS).

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  • Department of Housing turns 100

    Department of Housing turns 100

    The Department of Housing celebrates a significant milestone in its history today – 100 years of providing affordable housing for Western Australians.

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  • Affordable housing for North-West NGOs

    Affordable housing for North-West NGOs

    Staff of non-government organisations (NGOs) delivering critical services in the Pilbara and Kimberley will benefit from 58 houses funded by the State Government.

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  • Families benefit from affordable housing

    Families benefit from affordable housing

    A new public-private partnership will provide 450 new affordable home ownership opportunities for low to moderate income earning West Australians through the State Government’s SharedStart scheme.

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  • Lotterywest funds for homeless facility

    Lotterywest funds for homeless facility

    A $30million homeless shelter project under way in East Perth has received a major boost today, receiving a State Government-supported Lotterywest grant for more than $2.8million.

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  • Mental Health Week marks start of construction of sub-acute facility

    Mental Health Week marks start of construction of sub-acute facility

    Work under way on $3.8million facility to provide transitional housing for 22 mental health clients.

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  • Another step forward for Kalgoorlie-Boulder Indigenous Visitors’ Centre

    Another step forward for Kalgoorlie-Boulder Indigenous Visitors’ Centre

    Housing Minister Troy Buswell said Murray River North Pty Ltd was awarded tender for the Kalgoorlie-Boulder Indigenous Visitors’ Centre.

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