Senator the Hon Mark Arbib

COAG Select Council on Homelessness

Statement by Senator the Hon Mark Arbib

The newly-formed Select Council on Homelessness met for the first time this week and reaffirmed the commitment of all Australian Governments to reduce homelessness in…

30 New houses for vulnerable people in Launceston

Media Release by Senator the Hon Mark Arbib

Young people in Launceston will benefit from a new social housing development opened today, built with the help of $4.2 million from the Australian Government…

Saying no to violence can prevent homelessness

Media Release by Senator the Hon Mark Arbib

On White Ribbon Day Minister for Social Housing and Homelessness Mark Arbib has highlighted violence against women as a major cause of homelessness. White Ribbon…

Homelessness awards nominations extended

Media Release by Senator the Hon Mark Arbib

Australians have an extra three weeks to nominate outstanding organisations committed to addressing homelessness in the first-ever National Homelessness Services Achievement Awards. With entries now…

Conference looks for ways to end youth homelessness

Media Release by Senator the Hon Mark Arbib

A national youth homelessness conference is bringing together Governments, homelessness services, advocates and young people who are united in a desire to end youth homelessness.…

Housing Solutions for Homeless in Camperdown

Media Release by Senator the Hon Mark Arbib

Minister for Social Housing and Homelessness Mark Arbib and Member for Sydney Tanya Plibersek today opened the Camperdown Common Ground building providing permanent housing and…

125 New Social Houses in Western Sydney

Media Release by Senator the Hon Mark Arbib

Vulnerable Australians in Western Sydney will now have a place to call home thanks to $29.6 million from the Australian Government for 125 new social…

Eight New Social Housing Dwellings In Canberra

Media Release by Senator the Hon Mark Arbib

Vulnerable people in Canberra will benefit from a new social housing development opened today, supported with $1.6 million from the Australian Government. Minister for Social…

Street soccer program kicks a goal for homelessness

Media Release by Senator the Hon Mark Arbib

Minister for Social Housing and Homelessness Mark Arbib and Senator for Tasmania Carol Brown today took to the soccer field in Hobart today to raise…

Minister helps the Big Issue raise awareness and funds

Media Release by Senator the Hon Mark Arbib

Minister for Social Housing and Homelessness Mark Arbib today marked Anti-Poverty Week by helping the Big Issue, a not-for-profit community organisation that helps to tackle…

14 New Social Housing Dwellings in Melbourne

Media Release by Senator the Hon Mark Arbib

Vulnerable people in Melbourne will benefit from a new social housing development opened today, supported with $3.5 million from the Australian Government. Minister for Social…

104 New Social Housing Units for Dalyellup

Media Release by Senator the Hon Mark Arbib

The Federal Labor Government has responded to the shortage in affordable housing for older community members in the Bunbury region by fully funding a new…

84 New Social Housing Dwellings in Melbourne

Media Release by Senator the Hon Mark Arbib

Vulnerable people, including seniors and people with disability, will benefit from a new social housing development opened in Broadmeadows today. Minister for Social Housing and…

Helping young people reconnect with their families

Media Release by Senator the Hon Mark Arbib

Young people at risk of homelessness in Adelaide will benefit from today’s opening of Ruby’s Therapeutic Youth Service in Enfield, a new social housing development…

102 New Social Housing Units for Northbridge

Media Release by Senator the Hon Mark Arbib

Men at risk of homelessness in Northbridge are set to benefit from 102 new social housing units which will be built with the help of…

30 New Houses for Vulnerable Territorians

Media Release by Senator the Hon Mark Arbib

People at risk of homelessness in the Darwin area will benefit from the opening today of Ted Collins Village, a new social housing development built…

Minister congratulates Street Socceroos on Fair Play Award

Media Release by Senator the Hon Mark Arbib

Minister for Social Housing and Homelessness and Minister for Sport Mark Arbib today congratulated Australia’s Street Socceroos for winning the Fair Play Award in the…

24 new apartments for vulnerable South Australians

Media Release by Senator the Hon Mark Arbib

Vulnerable people, including older Australians, living in Campbelltown are set to benefit from the opening of a housing project delivered by the Gillard Government. Senator…