The Hon Luke Howarth MP

International Volunteer Day 2020

Media Release by The Hon Luke Howarth MP

Today marks International Volunteer Day, an annual United Nations event held to celebrate the essential work of volunteers and recognise the significant contribution they make…

National Children’s Week 2020

Media Release by The Hon Luke Howarth MP

National Children’s Week begins 24 October and across the country it’s important that we celebrate the rights of children and young people to have a…

World Homeless Day 2020

Media Release by The Hon Luke Howarth MP

Today marks World Homeless Day, an annual event held to raise awareness about people who may be experiencing homelessness and draw attention to their local…

Safe places for women and children escaping violence

Media Release by The Hon Luke Howarth MP

About 700 new safe places for women and children escaping domestic violence will be built across the country under the Morrison Government’s $60 million Safe…

National Homelessness Week

Media Release by The Hon Luke Howarth MP

This week marks National Homelessness Week and is an opportunity for Australians to reflect on the hardships faced by members of our community. Assistant Minister…

National Agreement supports States’ focus on homelessness

Media Release by The Hon Luke Howarth MP

All states and territories have now provided their annual Statements of Assurance as required under the Australian Government’s $1.6 billion National Housing and Homelessness Agreement, giving…

Assistant Minister sleeps out to support Vinnies

Media Release by The Hon Luke Howarth MP

Assistant Minister for Community Housing, Homelessness and Community Services Luke Howarth will spend tonight couchsurfing as part of the annual Vinnies CEO Sleepout. The event…

Safe Places grants now open

Media Release by The Hon Luke Howarth MP

The Morrison Government is today calling for organisations to apply for $60 million worth of grants to expand emergency accommodation across Australia under our record…

Digital housing platform launches in WA

Media Release by The Hon Luke Howarth MP

Assistant Minister for Community Housing, Homelessness and Community Services, Luke Howarth today joined with Hygge Community Life in Perth for the launch of Home Hub.…

Launch of Home Hub

Speech by The Hon Luke Howarth MP

*** CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY *** Good morning and thank you for inviting me here to help launch Home Hub. I want to thank Shelter WA…

Launch of Homelessness Week

Media Release by The Hon Luke Howarth MP

Assistant Minister for Community Housing, Homelessness and Community Services, Luke Howarth, today launched Homelessness Week in Hobart.   Assistant Minister Howarth acknowledged the significance of…