Labor’s Housing Statement abandons renters and could signal end of public housing

September 20th, 2023. The Victorian Greens have labelled the release of the government’s housing statement this morning as “classic Andrews Labor”, saying that beyond the Premier’s hi-vis and bluster, the reality was that the public housing waiting list and rental stress will continue to grow and get worse over the next decade under the plan. […]

Pressure works on Victorian Government but tumbleweeds for renters: Greens

September 19th, 2023. Today the Albanese and Andrews governments announced an urgently needed redevelopment of public housing blocks will go ahead thanks to the $3 billion secured by the Greens throughout negotiations on the Housing Australia Future Fund. The Premier confirmed that the redevelopment was only possible because of the extra $3 billion. Without the […]

No support for short-stay tax without proper regulation and rent freeze: Greens

September 15th, 2023. The Victorian Greens are demanding the Andrew’s Government impose a 90-day a year cap on short stay listings after media reports emerged that state cabinet will on Monday consider a proposal to impose a new levy on accommodation offered by companies such as Airbnb. Over the past year the Greens have been […]