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  • Service workers’ houses arrive in Hedland

    Service workers’ houses arrive in Hedland

    The first five of 80 new dwellings arrived in South Hedland in early August as part of the State Government’s Royalties for Regions-supported housing package to provide affordable housing solutions for service workers in the town.

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  • Department of Housing and City of Canning sign up to Brownlie development

    Department of Housing and City of Canning sign up to Brownlie development

    The Department of Housing and City of Canning recently signed an agreement to work together to develop 25 hectares of land around Brownlie Towers.

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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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  • Top public sector honour for the Director General

    Top public sector honour for the Director General

    Director General Grahame Searle has received the State's highest award for public sector management at the Institute of Public Administration Australia (IPAA) WA Achievement Awards.

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  • Two IPAA Awards for the Department

    Two IPAA Awards for the Department

    The Patrons Award for the Director General was not the only recognition the Department received at the recent 2012 Institute of Public Administration Australia (IPAA) WA Achievement Awards.

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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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  • First growth initiative properties completed

    First growth initiative properties completed

    As part of the Department of Housing’s Asset Transfer Program, eight new community housing homes have been completed in Geraldton by Community Housing Limited (CHL).

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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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  • Rental Pathways Scheme houses its first tenant

    Rental Pathways Scheme houses its first tenant

    Francesca and her children are the first family to benefit from the Department of Housing’s new Rental Pathways Scheme (RPS).

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  • Indigenous community housing program reaches 200th refurbishment goal

    Indigenous community housing program reaches 200th refurbishment goal

    A recently completed property in Brunswick Junction is the Urban Indigenous Community Housing Organisation (UICHO) program’s 200th refurbishment.

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