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  • Probationary Tenancy Trial

    Probationary Tenancy Trial

    The Department of Housing will trial probationary tenancies for new tenants over a period of 12 months in the Fremantle zone.

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  • Housing farewells Grahame Searle

    Housing farewells Grahame Searle

    The Government recently announced a long-term regional services reform plan to enable better education, health, social wellbeing and employment outcomes for Aboriginal people living in regional and remote areas.

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  • 20,000 affordable homes target met

    20,000 affordable homes target met

    ​Reaching a major milestone, the Liberal National Government has this week completed delivery of 20,000 affordable homes across Western Australia since 2010.

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  • Housing recognised for public service excellence

    Housing recognised for public service excellence

    Housing has once again been recognised for public service excellence with two awards in the 2015 Institute of Public Administration Australia (WA) Achievement Awards announced on Friday 26 June.

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  • Early bird offer for NHC 2015 ends 30 June

    Early bird offer for NHC 2015 ends 30 June

    As co-host of the National Housing Conference 2015 – opening doors, the Department of Housing is pleased to see the conference returning to Perth this October. A special early bird registration deal ends on Tuesday 30 June.

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  • New hostel for South Hedland homeless youth

    New hostel for South Hedland homeless youth

    The Department has recently delivered a new hostel in South Hedland providing much-needed crisis accommodation and support services for at-risk/homeless young males aged 15-25 years.

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  • Ellenbrook on top of the world

    Ellenbrook on top of the world

    Twenty-one years after the first sod was turned in the Swan Valley, Ellenbrook was named the world’s best master-planned community at an international awards ceremony in Kuala Lumpur this week.

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  • A happy outcome in Wickepin

    A happy outcome in Wickepin

    Wickepin is a small town in Western Australia’s Wheatbelt and according to the Shire of Wickepin’s website, it is a fortunate place to live. Thanks to the Department of Housing, this is exactly what Wickepin has proven to be for Doug and his family.

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  • Delivering housing solutions in Erskine

    Delivering housing solutions in Erskine

    The Department of Housing and community housing provider Stellar Living Ltd have partnered to deliver 22 new homes for pensioners and families in the Mandurah suburb of Erskine.

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  • Significant investment in social housing

    Significant investment in social housing

    A $560 million investment in social housing will halve the number of seniors and families currently on the priority waitlist.

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