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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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  • Housing projects recognised for excellence

    Housing projects recognised for excellence

    The Department has once again won multiple awards at the Urban Development Institute of Australia (WA) Awards for Excellence held on Saturday 30 August 2014.

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  • $1million funding for Fairbridge homes and jobs

    $1million funding for Fairbridge homes and jobs

    Housing Minister Bill Marmion opened the $500,000 refurbishment of Fairbridge’s historic Saumarez Cottage, providing eight supported accommodation units for young people in need.

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  • Epic Kimberley flood and bravery tale brought to book

    Epic Kimberley flood and bravery tale brought to book

    The 2011 deluge that nearly wiped out the remote East Kimberley township of Warmun has been commemorated in a limited-edition book, now available free to all in a digital edition.

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