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Australia Government should 'build a better Australia' with housing stimulus package

07:46  02 june  2020
07:46  02 june  2020 Source:   skynews.com.au

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The government is considering a housing stimulus package that would ­extend grants to include home renovations as a way to help Labor’s housing spokesman, Jason Clare, said the government should move quickly and should ensure the program was “comprehensive”, including social housing

Pictured is a new build house at Toongabbie in Sydney's west. Master Builders Australia chief executive Home owners should also be able to use the grant money to rectify cladding and asbestos concerns Despite already spending well over 0billion on coronavirus stimulus packages , the

Shadow Housing Minister Jason Clare says Labor has been calling for a “comprehensive plan” from the government to ensure the safety of jobs in the housing construction industry and provide more social housing. 

The government is preparing to sign off on a housing stimulus package in a bid to save jobs in the sector and prevent a projected fall in the number of houses built this year.

Mr Clare told Sky News it would be a “massive missed opportunity” if the government was to announce a package worth “billions of dollars to stimulate the housing industry but can’t find one cent for public housing”.

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While the housing package would be funded by the federal government , state and territory governments are expected to roll out complimentary Master Builders Australia lobbied for home renovations to be included in the building sector stimulus package , claiming it would generate

Keeping people in work and businesses open is at the heart of the Federal Government 's second economic stimulus package as it seeks to salvage Australia 's The Prime Minister has announced a second-stage billion economic stimulus package and urged people to cancel all non-essential

“[The] federal government working with the state government could encourage them to bring forward the budget they already have for the next few years to build more social housing and to renovate existing social housing,” he said.

“The biggest group of homeless people in Australia at the moment are mums and kids fleeing domestic violence. One in 10 people who will sleep rough in Sydney tonight is an ex-service man or ex-service woman.

“There’s a big opportunity here to help to make sure tradies keep working and don’t end up on the end of the dole queue and also build a better Australia.”

Image: News Corp Australia

government plans to launch stimulus package on Friday .
Berlin. Now everything should go very quickly: the federal government is already planning an extraordinary cabinet meeting this Friday to get large parts of the economic stimulus package worth 130 billion euros underway. © Kay Nietfeld Angela Merkel and Horst Seehofer talk at the beginning of a meeting of the Federal Cabinet (symbolic picture). government spokesman Steffen Seibert confirmed corresponding Reuters information on Monday. The package consists of 57 points.

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