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  • The Premier congratulates Housing on award win

    The Premier congratulates Housing on award win

    The Honourable Premier Colin Barnett visited the Department of Housing to acknowledge Housing recently winning the overall award for Public Sector Excellence and the ‘Developing the Economy’ award in the 2014 Premier’s Awards.

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  • Strategic Plan 2020 goes interactive

    Strategic Plan 2020 goes interactive

    As part of the launch of the Strategic Plan 2020 to external stakeholders, the Department of Housing has developed a new interactive website to ‘showcase’ the plan.

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  • Affordable apartment living launched in Queens Park

    Affordable apartment living launched in Queens Park

    ​The Department’s Director of Land and Housing Construction, Nigel Hindmarsh, said the $18 million Parkside development will deliver a variety of one, two and three bedroom homes to the market through the affordable sales program.

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  • Public housing tenants to be held accountable for visitors’ behaviour

    Public housing tenants to be held accountable for visitors’ behaviour

    Department of Housing tenants whose visitors cause wilful damage to their homes or use them for illegal purposes have been issued with a warning that such behaviour will not be tolerated.

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  • Ellenbrook turns 20

    Ellenbrook turns 20

    This special anniversary also marks the start of a vibrant new housing development, offering an attractive lifestyle for up to 1300 households on the doorstep of the Swan Valley.

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  • Department tops Premier's Awards

    Department tops Premier's Awards

    The Premier's Awards are a reason for a double celebration this year as the Department has not only won in the Developing the Economy category for the Shared Equity EOI Program, but has taken home the overall award as well.

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  • Housing Direct celebrates second national award

    Housing Direct celebrates second national award

    The Department’s Housing Direct call centre has taken out yet another award and has been named 2014 Auscontact Contact Centre of the Year in the ‘31 to 80 Full-time Employees’ category.

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  • Pathways magazine - November 2014

    Pathways magazine - November 2014

    The feature story in this edition focuses on a pioneering modular housing project in Perth’s southern suburbs which has everyone at the department of Housing excited because of its innovative elements.

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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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