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Tuesday December 11, 2018

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Australia’s Public Housing System is Broken
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Friday November 11 2016

Australia’s Public Housing System is Broken

For taxpayers in Western Australia, recent media reports that tenants of some public housing tenants had allegedly used their premises to operate illegal brothels and to...

WA Auditor Warns ‘Public Housing Tenants at Risk’
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Tuesday August 23 2016

WA Auditor Warns ‘Public Housing Tenants at Risk’

West Australian public housing tenants are at risk of electrocution and fires, according to the state's auditor-general.

WA Auditor Warns ‘Public Housing Tenants at Risk’
Residential
Tuesday May 17 2016

WA Auditor Warns ‘Public Housing Tenants at Risk’

West Australian public housing tenants are at risk of electrocution and fires, according to the state's auditor-general.

NSW Housing Reform to Create “Building Bonanza”
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Monday January 25 2016

NSW Housing Reform to Create “Building Bonanza”

NSW Public Housing Minister Brad Hazzard says reforms to the sector will bring about a $22 billion "building bonanza" and redress long-term estate neglect.

Public Housing House Sells for $1.9m: Millers Point Terrace
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Friday August 22 2014

Public Housing House Sells for $1.9m: Millers Point Terrace

The keys at number 119 Kent Street, Millers Point, don't come cheap.

Queensland Govt Tosses Out Bad Tenants
Residential
Friday October 18 2013

Queensland Govt Tosses Out Bad Tenants

Twenty-five public housing tenants in Queensland have been turfed out for destructive behaviour in the past three months.

New Zealand Wraps Up Home Insulation Program
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Monday August 12 2013

New Zealand Wraps Up Home Insulation Program

New Zealand is wrapping up a program designed to insulate tens of thousands of homes in public housing, the country’s government says.

NSW Wants Pre-Fab Homes to Solve Housing Crisis
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Friday August 2 2013

NSW Wants Pre-Fab Homes to Solve Housing Crisis

Following a damning report into public housing in the state, New South Wales is seeking greater use of ‘alternate building systems’ including prefabricated components and modular...