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Victorian Labor Party conference backs public housing demolition

Victorian Labor Party conference backs public housing demolition

May 28th, 2024 - Cory Memery

Just a few months ago the media was full of speculation about a division in the Victorian branch of the Labor Party over the proposed demolition of 44 public housing high-rise buildings in Melbourne.

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Public Housing demolitions – opposition getting bigger

May 1st, 2024 - Cory Memery

I reported in my column last month the Victorian Legislative Council had voted to conduct an inquiry into the decision of the state government to demolish all of 44 Melbourne public housing towers.

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Public housing demolitions are being seriously challenged

March 27th, 2024 - Cory Memery

The Victorian Legislative Council has voted to conduct an Inquiry into the decision of the state government to demolish all of 44 Melbourne public housing towers.

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What happens when government gives tax dollars to private housing investors?

February 28th, 2024 - Cory Memery

In Australia you get a crisis in affordability – private housing rents and home ownership – for millions of households and the homeless!

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Public housing tenants take legal action to stop the demolition of their homes

January 31st, 2024 - Cory Memery

Public housing tenants living in 44 high-rise buildings across Melbourne have taken action in the Victorian Supreme Court to halt plans to demolish their homes.

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Flemington and North Melbourne residents say “NO TO DEMOLITION”

November 29th, 2023 - Cory Memery

More than 100 residents attended a Somali Community Inc. and Save Public Housing Collective meeting at the Djerring Flemington Hub on Saturday, November 25.

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Residents and supporters are organising to oppose demolition of their homes

November 1st, 2023 - Cory Memery

There is one thing that is certain about the state government’s dreadful towers demolition plan – there will be strong and hopefully successful resistance.

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Premier Andrews and Prime Minister Albanese are destroying public housing

September 27th, 2023 - Cory Memery

There was new optimism on solving the housing affordability crisis in Australia when the Australian Greens came to an agreement with the federal Labor government to legislate the formation of a new federal government housing fund.

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Margaret Kelly evicted from her home!

August 30th, 2023 - Cory Memery

Police and security turned up at the Barak Beacon public housing estate on August 18 to evict Margaret from her home.

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Margaret Kelly is refusing to leave her home!

August 2nd, 2023 - Cory Memery

VCAT has supported Homes Victoria’s application for evicting Margaret but she is refusing to leave her home at the Barak Beacon public housing estate in Port Melbourne. 

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