Category Archives: Housing


MEDIA RELEASE GREENS LAUNCH COUNCIL CAMPAIGN TO PUT COMMUNITIES FIRST 21 August, 2017   The Greens today launched their campaign to contest all four wards and the Lord Mayoralty in the upcoming Newcastle Council election. Lord Mayor and Ward 2 Candidate … Continue reading

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Greens commit to improving rental security for Newcastle

MEDIA RELEASE – 5 April, 2017 NSW Greens Housing spokesperson, Jenny Leong MP says that ending ‘no grounds’ evictions in NSW is a simple reform that will provide much needed security for renters in Newcastle, Port Stephens, the Hunter and … Continue reading

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A better deal for renters

The Greens’ plan to help renters and make rental properties safer, more efficient and more affordable. We’ve devised a national package that sets stronger, fairer standards for renters and assists landlords to meet them – a win-win for everyone. Read … Continue reading

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Renters often get a raw deal. Is it time you had a rental health check?

With escalating rents and the shortfall in available rental properties, more and more renters are competing with each other for what can be substandard, over-priced, insecure or inappropriate housing. Despite renters making up one third of all Australian households, no-one … Continue reading

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Newcastle Greens Announce Election Campaign Priorities

An investment in renewable energy, secure housing and education are key priorities for Greens candidate for Newcastle Michael Osborne. Councillor Osborne, who has clocked up almost a decade on Newcastle City Council, says the Greens can offer the electorate investments … Continue reading

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