Xenophon Engulfed In Dual Citizenship Saga

By Jacinta Payne Scott Ludlam started a domino effect in early July when he resigned from parliament following the revelation that he was a dual citizen to New Zealand. Nick Xenophon makes the seventh Australian Federal politician to be potentially impacted by a dual citizenship issue. Dr Ian Cook, senior politics lecturer at Murdoch University,…

Government Meets Affordable Housing Target

The State Government has reached a major milestone today for delivering 20,000 affordable homes in Western Australia. Premier Colin Barnett and Housing Minister Colin Holt together announced a target of building another 30,000 affordable homes across the state by 2020. Mr Barnett handed over a set of keys to Sheree Bevan, one of applicant from priority…

House of Cards: Macau Housing Projects Constructed with Cardboard

Macau’s brand new public housing project has been allegedly constructed with card board materials. One of the unit owners exposed the finding after a door was removed. The concerned public housing project is the largest within Macau, providing 9,015 apartments for Macanese, and was constructed phase by phase from May 2011. The quality of the…

High Rise Housing Takes Shape In Ten Days

A brand new construction method has successfully built a block of apartments in Perth in 10 days. The design allows different parts of the building to come together like Lego blocks, erecting 15 units each day. The entire housing project can be completed and ready to sell in 12 months. A 77-home six-storey building was…

1000 new affordable flats will be built

Today WA Housing Minister Bill Marmion launched 1000 new affordable rental housing flats 20 percent below the market  value. Community Housing organisations and private developers will be constructing the housing projects, with 48 million dollars funding from the state government to subsidise the rent. The initiative is based on the joint state and federal National Rental…