The Hon Luke Howarth MP

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Safe Places grants now open

The Morrison Government is today calling for organisations to apply for $60 million worth of grants to expand emergency accommodation across Australia under our record commitment to keep women and children safe. Assistant Minister for Community Housing, Homelessness and Community Services Luke Howarth said the funding would deliver up to 450 additional safe places for women and children experiencing domestic and family violence.

Digital housing platform launches in WA

Assistant Minister for Community Housing, Homelessness and Community Services, Luke Howarth has today joined with Hygge Community life in Perth for the launch of Home Hub.

Work underway for 100 new affordable homes under the Hobart City Deal

Work will soon start on constructing more than 100 new affordable purpose-built homes under the Morrison Government’s Hobart City Deal after three capital works contracts were signed.

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Launch of Home Hub

To have a centralised digital platform for people in need of social, affordable and emergency housing; with the aim to also reduce wait times for social housing is incredible, and will be of great help to people needing assistance. In 2019, housing affordability and homelessness continues to impact the lives of people in our communities across the country. From Townsville to Melbourne, Perth to Darwin and everywhere in between, while the issues associated with homelessness may vary across each city, the end goal remains the same.

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