Housing

Local Government - Forced amalgamations

Motion
HON LYNN MacLAREN (South Metropolitan) [11.24 am] — without notice: I move —
That the Council calls upon the Barnett government to —
(a) acknowledge the outpouring of community concern regarding the government’s process for forced local government amalgamations;
(b) not proceed with removing the Dadour amendment from the Local Government Act 1995; Read more »

Greens budget reply

Hon Lynn MacLaren; President; Hon Stephen Dawson Read more »

Green space is good for your health and your environment

Greens MLC Lynn MacLaren has welcomed fresh research that proves more green space in your suburb will not only help your environment, but  help you maintain a healthy weight. Read more »

Solar Panel Tariff Slash Reversed

The Barnett government’s decision to slash the roof top solar panel scheme in the recently announced state budget has been reversed.
 
Greens MLC Lynn MacLaren believes the outrage expressed by the community forced Barnett to quickly re-evaluate.
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Housing Dream in Limbo

Greens MLC Lynn MacLaren has applauded the week’s campaign by Australians for Housing Affordability for speaking up for those without adequate housing.

The Greens are calling for State Government action on homelessness.
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PUBLIC HOUSING — MAINTENANCE

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[COUNCIL —Thursday, 20 June 2013]

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Hon Lynn MacLaren; Hon Ken Baston

 

PUBLIC HOUSING — MAINTENANCE

248. Hon LYNN MacLAREN to the minister representing the Minister for Housing:

(1) How many outstanding job orders are there for repair or maintenance of public housing properties? Read more »

PUBLIC HOUSING — TENANT BEHAVIOUR

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[COUNCIL— Tuesday, 18 June 2013]

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Hon Lynn MacLaren; Hon Ken Baston

 

PUBLIC HOUSING — TENANT BEHAVIOUR

203. Hon LYNN MacLAREN to the minister representing the Minister for Housing:

(1) Do housing support officers investigate all incidents that lead to a strike under the disruptive behaviour management strategy? Read more »

RENTAL ACCOMMODATION — SHORTAGE

[COUNCIL — Wednesday, 22 May 2013]
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Hon Lynn MacLaren; Hon Ken Baston Read more »

NATIONAL PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENT ON HOMELESNESS

NATIONAL PARTNERSHIP AGREEMENT ON HOMELESNESS
61. Hon LYNN MacLAREN to the Minister for Child Protection:
I refer to a statement by Hon Mark Butler MP, federal Minister for Housing and Homelessness, on 14 May 2013.
(1) Why has the state government not signed on to the federal government’s National Partnership Agreement on
Homelessness for 2013–14? Read more »

Government Must Invest in Housing

The Greens say the State Government’s tough approach to finances should not be at the expense of programs and services to combat homelessness.

“Housing rental prices are spiralling out of control for low income earners putting more people at risk of homelessness,” said Greens housing spokesperson Lynn MacLaren MLC.
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