Media Releases by The Hon Mark Butler MP

Second National Homelessness Achievement Awards

Minister for Housing and Homelessness Mark Butler today announced the second National Homelessness Achievement Awards designed to recognise and promote the tireless efforts of community organisations for their work in preventing and tackling homelessness. Mr Butler said the Awards had… Continue reading

Strengthening Affordable Housing in Western Sydney

Minister for Housing and Homelessness Mark Butler today opened a new headquarters and training centre for Evolve Housing to help strengthen the delivery of affordable housing across Sydney. Mr Butler was joined by Member for Parramatta Julie Owens to officially… Continue reading

Housing supply and affordability report released

Minister for Housing and Homelessness Mark Butler today welcomed the National Housing Supply Council’s report, Housing Supply and Affordability Issues 2012-13. Mr Butler noted encouraging signs that the housing industry has made positive steps to overcome affordability challenges and identified… Continue reading

Landmark housing development brings more people to the city

Affordable home ownership, private rental and public housing are on offer to South Australians in a landmark new city apartment building being officially opened today – which also includes street-level retail outlets. Premier Jay Weatherill, Federal Housing and Homelessness Minister… Continue reading

Study provides clearer picture of homelessness

A ground-breaking study demonstrates the Gillard Government’s homelessness policies are working, showing a drop in homelessness among survey participants in an internationally recognised study conducted in Australia. Minister for Housing and Homelessness Mark Butler today released the “Wave 2” results… Continue reading