housing

The Guardian • housing

Issue #1961

Reserve bank of Australia shirks affordable housing responsibility

A recent ABC article reports that the RBA doesn’t see its monetary policy as a solution to increasing house prices.

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Issue #2015

Canada: Dignity in death is no cure for indignity in life

At the end of April, CTV published a news item about a 31-year-old Toronto woman who was nearing final approval for a medically assisted death....

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Issue #2007

What do you notice after a long time away?

What is like to return to Australia after two years away? What do you notice? There is a brief time – maybe a month –...

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Issue #1965

WA housing crisis

Since the moratorium on evictions and rent-rises ran out at the end of March, Western Australia has been experiencing a housing crisis and a rising number of unhoused people as we head into winter.

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Issue #2005

Communists are back in Canberra

Workers in Canberra have recently established a Canberra branch of the CPA, which hasn’t maintained a branch for several years. The new members hope that...

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Issue #2022

Canberra housing coalition kicks off

More than forty activists from across Canberra met at the Canberra Food Co-op to launch the Canberra Housing Coalition. As reported in the Guardian previously...

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Issue #2006

Election 2022: where do the major parties stand on housing?

Heading into the 2022 Federal Election on 21st May, housing is once again a major issue. The cost of housing increased by twenty-five per cent...

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Issue #2013

Queensland comrades organise! – The CPA and the lower-Northern Qld tour

On Thursday the 23rd June, we arrived in Childers, the day commemorating the Childers Backpacker Tragedy. Sixteen young people were burnt to death at the...

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Issue #2023

The rent is too high!: RAHU speaks truth to power at the Victorian state election

On 2nd September, the Renters and Housing Union (RAHU) launched their state election campaign in Victoria, on the platform that “the rent is too high.”...

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Issue #2026

Strong community challenge issued to NSW and federal governments over their lack of housing vision

The NSW Government is attacking Glebe public housing again. Not satisfied with demolishing public housing in Elger, Cowper, and Franklyn Streets, now they plan to...

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Issue #2027

Canberra branch celebrates formal launch

On Saturday, members and friends met to celebrate the official launch of the Canberra branch of the CPA. Having formed earlier this year, its first...

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Issue #1995

“Grants” for homeowners, but “handouts” for renters

“Living with other people, you start off in that nice accommodating phase. “Okay we’re going to get on.” You try really hard. It’s all going...

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Issue #2005

Shelter a basic human right

Australia is facing a massive housing crisis. As it becomes increasingly more difficult to find affordable rental accommodation, governments are turning their backs on renters...

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Issue #2009

Housing crisis in the capital

During the past 20 years of Labor and Labor-Green Territory government, Canberra has developed a reputation as “one of the most progressive cities in Australia”...

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Issue #2014

The tragedy of inaccessible housing and domestic violence

On 1st February at 11:35 PM, I was given the news that my friend, Aminah Hayat, had been allegedly killed by her husband. I had...

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Issue #2014

The devil in the details of the “housing crisis”

The latest Census figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) have revealed that Australia had over one million unoccupied houses. This is approximately...

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Issue #2031

Class war budget

The budget, delivered on 25th October, is set in the context of a looming global recession, ongoing wars, rocketing prices, extreme weather events, famine, and...

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Issue #2015

The devil in the details of the “housing crisis”

In part one, we revealed that approximately one-fifth of households surveyed by the 2021 Census own nearly fifty per cent of the total amount of...

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Issue #2006

VOTE THEM OUT

The Coalition Morrison government has got to go. On Saturday 21st May vote them out! The Communist Party of Australia rejects the undemocratic electoral system...

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Issue #2009

Feet on the ground

After nine years of corrupt, anti-people, climate deniers in office, the newly elected Albanese Labor government faces many challenges. Expectations of real change are high,...

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