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  • Historic Hornsby House in Fremantle gets a makeover

    Historic Hornsby House in Fremantle gets a makeover

    An historic Fremantle building that over the course of a century has had many makeovers will soon be reborn as a lodging house for single men.

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  • Community swimming pool makes a splash

    Community swimming pool makes a splash

    Remote Aboriginal communities are now benefitting ‘aquatically’ thanks to Housing working in partnership with the Royal Life Saving Society to develop a service agreement for the delivery of community services centred around remote swimming pools.

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  • Transition to one-stop-shop will benefit the homeless

    Transition to one-stop-shop will benefit the homeless

    Homeless people are set to benefit from a change that comes into effect on 11 February. This is when services provided by Department’s Homeless Advisory Service transition to Centrecare.

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  • Major Shane Edmonds receives Army Reserve Award

    Major Shane Edmonds receives Army Reserve Award

    At a reception held at Fraser's Restaurant Kings Park on 19 November 2014, the Defence Reserves Support Council of WA hosted the annual Employer & Reserve Excellence Awards.

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  • Summer hot weather precautions

    Summer hot weather precautions

    Summer is in full swing and temperatures across the state have already started to sizzle. The Department advises tenants, family members and neighbours to take extra care, drink lots of water, and if unwell seek medical help when the hot spells strike.

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  • Pathway to recovery

    Pathway to recovery

    Former public housing tenant, Tim Rogan began his long road to recovery almost four years ago. Today, he has given up drugs, works full-time as a mason, and is very pleased to no longer call the Department landlord.

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  • Transitional housing moves West

    Transitional housing moves West

    The Department’s award-winning Transitional Housing Program is expanding to the West Kimberley with properties planned for Broome and Derby next year.

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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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