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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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  • Top architecture award for Bunbury development

    Top architecture award for Bunbury development

    The Department’s Victoria Street development in Bunbury has been recognised in the recent 2014 WA Architecture Awards.

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  • Pioneering housing project bound for success

    Pioneering housing project bound for success

    A pioneering modular Department of Housing project in Perth’s southern suburbs will deliver 77 high-quality, affordable apartments towards the end of 2014.

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  • Newman service worker units boost affordable housing options

    Newman service worker units boost affordable housing options

    Regional Development Minister Terry Redman and Housing Minister Bill Marmion today opened 10 rental units in Newman, increasing affordable housing options for service workers in the town.

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  • Osprey Village a major boost for affordable Pilbara housing

    Osprey Village a major boost for affordable Pilbara housing

    Osprey Village in South Hedland was officially opened today, with more than 120 households already occupying the 293-unit community.

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  • Modular housing milestones for Perth projects

    Modular housing milestones for Perth projects

    A pioneering demonstration of modular housing planned for the northern suburbs’ Banksia Grove estate will deliver 20 affordable modular homes in the next stage of the development.

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  • Shelter WA to provide services to support Affordable Housing Strategy

    Shelter WA to provide services to support Affordable Housing Strategy

    Not-for-profit body Shelter WA has been appointed to provide a strong single voice on the critical issue of affordable housing and represent the housing needs of low-to-moderate income earners.

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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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