Housing

Renee Lees, who is standing for Socialist Alliance in the Queensland Senate, said neither major party has put forward real solutions to the housing unaffordability crisis. Kerry Smith reports.

The Arkadia Building in Alexandria, close to transport and opposite Sydney Park, is a model of what government-supported affordable housing could look like, argues Andrew Chuter.

A ferocious fire in a neglected boarding house in inner city suburb of Newtown has renewed calls for tenants’ rights and greater government regulation of these often neglected places. Pip Hinman reports.

Housing is a human right was the theme of the Housing Alliance lutruwita/Tasmania and Grassroots Action Network Tasmania protest outside Parliament House. Jenny Forward reports.

Socialist Alliance candidate for Leichhardt Pat O'Shane discusses some of the critical issues in this federal election: housing, healthcare, education and First Nations peoples' rights. 

Suzanne James spoke to Angela Carr, Socialist Alliance candidate for the Senate in Victoria, about housing, health, National Disability Insurance Scheme and the party's plans to address the growing socio-economic inequality crisis.

The NSW government wants to sell a vacant site in Redfern that was previously 100% public housing to its property developer mates. Peter Boyle reports.

Peter Boyle reports that the NSW Liberal-National government wants to sell 600 Elizabeth St, Redfern — vacant public land that was previously 100% public housing — to property developers.

Supporters and members launched the Socialist Alliance election campaigns for the Victorian Senate and the seats of Corio and Wills. Jacob Andrewartha and Sarah Hathway report.

Western Australia is in the midst of its worst-ever housing crisis: an increasing number of suburbs have rental vacancy rates of 0%, meaning they go as soon as they are advertised. Janet Parker reports.

Former New South Wales magistrate and Kuku Yalanji elder Pat O’Shane intends to take her trailblazing attitude to government to force much-needed change in the areas of climate, corruption and social justice.

A new exhibition honouring the green bans movement opened in Newcastle on February 25, reports Niko Leka.

A forum hosted by RedWatch rejected the NSW government's plans to eradicate public housing in the Waterloo South redevelopment, Dillon Jeremiassen reports.

NSW Greens MP David Shoebridge spoke to Suzanne Jenkins about the Greens push for a second Senator in South Australia, NSW and Queensland.

Community-minded people can successfully challenge powerful interests, and the governments that serve them, to create communities that are sustainable, affordable, socially just and inclusive, writes Steve O'Brien.

Supercars, council transparency and Stockton Beach’s sand erosion problems were key discussion topics at a Newcastle lord mayoral candidates’ forum. Kathy Fairfax reports.

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