Category Archives: Member Media Releases

Major salvo of housing affordability measures tabled to tackle mounting pressures

Media Release  9 February 2023    With housing affordability and cost of living pressures escalating in the first nine months of the Albanese Government, PowerHousing Australia is pleased to see priority enabling legislation introduced to Federal Parliament in the first sitting week of 2023, as a major salvo of measures to tackle mounting housing pressures. […]

Labor deals out an affordable full house budget reply

The 2019-20 Federal Budget reply sees affordable housing and the development of policies to provide national certainty for housing supply as the equivalent of a ‘Full House’. The reply outlines the policies of 250,000 affordable rentals over 10 years, build-to-rent taxation structures, and headlines the overarching support of future housing in the previously announced National […]

NSW Property Transfer Bolsters the Scale and Capacity of the CHP Sector

Today’s announcement by the NSW Government of a long lease property transfer of 13,677 homes is welcomed by Australian CHPs and further supports the expansion of sustainable affordable housing supply across New South Wales. PowerHousing Australia which represents 30 of Australia’s largest Community Housing Providers (CHPs) celebrates a number of its member’s success in this […]

Major Housing Transfer to Create More Affordable Housing for Adelaide’s West

Creating safe, vibrant and engaged communities is at the centre of a recent government housing transfer to AnglicareSA in Woodville. Today Premier Jay Weatherill will officially open AnglicareSA’s new tenancy offices at Kilkenny, before the final management transition to AnglicareSA on 23 September. The Housing SA parcel, which will includes 737 homes in the Woodville […]

Awards success for Access Housing

Hot on the heels of Access Housing collecting the prestigious 2017 UDIA (WA) Award for Excellence in the ‘Affordable Development’ category, the company last night collected two additional awards at the 2017 Australasian Housing Institute (WA) Awards for Professional Excellence in Housing. The Australasian Housing Institute Awards showcase social housing success stories and formally recognise and reward […]

Mission Australia Housing, Frasers Property Group and Citta Property Group to transform Macquarie Park’s Ivanhoe Estate into vibrant, integrated neighbourhood

The development of a new mixed tenure community in Sydney’s Macquarie Park is set to redefine the way social, affordable and market housing are integrated together to provide a sustainable and inclusive neighbourhood for people from all walks of life. The Aspire consortium, comprising community housing provider Mission Australia Housing with developers Frasers Property Australia […]

BHC Announces new CEO

BHC is pleased to announce the appointment of our new CEO, Mr Stuart Lummis. Mr Lummis will take over from CEO David Cant, who has led BHC since its inception in 2002. Stuart Lummis was previously Director of Building, Planning Facilities and Property with the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Brisbane and is a Fellow of […]