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Barak Beacon public housing estate in Port Melbourne

Barak Beacon public housing estate in Port Melbourne

May 18th, 2022 - Cory Memery

Estate residents continue to campaign on Homes Victoria’s plan to relocate them, demolish and redevelop the estate and the lack of clear advice on their future housing security.


Victorian Government’s affordable housing levy

March 18th, 2022 - Cory Memery

The Victorian Government has introduced legislation to parliament for a new Social and Affordable Housing Contribution (SAHC) provision.

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Public housing tenants come together to improve their housing

December 16th, 2021 - Cory Memery

I welcome the state government’s program to have structured consultation with public housing residents in Flemington and North Melbourne. This should occur on all public housing high rise estates.

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City of Melbourne moves on affordable housing provision

November 20th, 2021 - Cory Memery

An Affordable Housing Strategy 2030 was adopted at the end of last year and out of this, the City of Melbourne (CoM) has decided to directly engage in affordable housing provision.

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COVID outbreaks

September 9th, 2021 - Cory Memery

The government’s response has not been police-led as with last year’s lockdowns – a welcome change! They are meeting with communities in online sessions and there is organised support with food and other resident needs.

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