The Hon Julie Collins MP

Latest Media Releases

$70 million partnership to deliver affordable housing on city-fringe

A $70 million, 130-plus apartment ‘Build to Rent’ project on Adelaide’s city-fringe will deliver an increase in social housing plus dozens of affordable rentals for key workers including nurses, police and ambulance officers.

Housing and Homelessness Ministers meet for first Ministerial Council

The first Housing and Homelessness Ministerial Council (Ministerial Council) was held in Sydney on 6 December following its re-establishment by National Cabinet on 30 September 2022.

Albanese Government helping more regional Australians into home ownership

One thousand regional Australians have already taken advantage of the Albanese Government’s Regional First Home Buyer Guarantee just weeks after its launch on 1 October.

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Latest Editorials

Labor to bring forward regional first home buyer guarantee

Late last year, I read a figure in this newspaper that still keeps me up at night. One decade. That’s how long it’s taking home buyers in regional Australia to save for a deposit.

It’s time for action on homelessness

116,000 Australians. It’s more than the number of Australians who fill the MCG on Grand Final day. It’s more than the number of Australians who were at the Olympic Stadium when Cathy Freeman won gold in 2000.

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Latest Speeches

Queensland Housing Summit

This Summit provides an opportunity for us to put the spotlight soundly on the current housing and homelessness issues facing too many people in Queensland and too many Australians.

National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Housing Association (NATSIHA) launch

Minister Collins gave a speech at the National Aboirignal and Torres Strait Islander Housing Association launch.

National Homelessness Conference 2022

Minister Collins gave a Ministerial address at the National Homelessness Conference 2022 outlining the overarching agenda to improve housing and homelessness.

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Latest Transcripts

Minister Collins interview on ABC Afternoon Briefing

Minister Collins discusses the former Government’s housing policies, and the current Government’s ambitious housing reform agenda with Matthew Doran on ABC Afternoon Briefing.

Minister Collins interviewed on ABC Radio National Breakfast

Minister Collins discusses housing accord, Government’s housing reform agenda and the Secure Jobs Better Pay bill with Patricia Karvelas on ABC radio national breakfast.

Minister Collins interviewed by Andy Park on ABC RN Drive

Minister Collins discusses Housing Accord, Albanese Government’s ambitious housing reform agenda and Small business on ABC RN Drive with Andy Park.

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