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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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  • Affordable rental dwellings get a boost

    Affordable rental dwellings get a boost

    The National Rental Affordability Scheme (NRAS) is an Australian Government initiative which, through partnership with the states and territories, aims to significantly increase the supply of new affordable rental dwellings across Australia.

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  • Sustainability in the development

    Sustainability in the development

    The Bentley Regeneration project team has been investigating a number of environmental sustainability features that could be incorporated into the 25 hectare development.

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  • Department projects recognised for outstanding architecture

    Department projects recognised for outstanding architecture

    Four Department projects were in the spotlight at the recent 2013 WA Architecture Awards, with The Lime Street Project claiming a top prize and three others receiving commendations.

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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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