Changing ‘heart’ of those responsible for affordable housing?

Peter Tinley wasn’t the Premier’s first choice for Minister of Housing when Labor swept to power in 2017, but he wasted no time jumping on board with the belief  “it is essential for the government to partner with private industry to offer a diverse range of housing options”. Two years on this ethos is panning out […]

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What Canning’s CEO really earns – best value for money?

Update: This post has the highest Facebook share rate in blog’s history On 9 April 2019 the Salaries & Allowances Tribunal gave councillors the right to award local government Chief Executive Officers an additional 1% in total salary package.  That’s not worth much to the average Joe, but it will add thousands to Arthur Kyron, […]

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Minister, please get suburb where big land deal is going down right!

TODAY Minister for Housing, Peter Tinley, “goes to market” on Dept of Communities (Housing) properties Connect Joondalup and Bentley 360.  The only problem with that is thus far Mr Tinley has focussed more on the Joondalup project – and given the impression the 360 site was in Victoria Park. This sort of imbalance and inaccuracy […]

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Minister: 30% of state-of-art infill project to be public housing!

I hope that look on Minister for Housing, Peter Tinley’s face above isn’t about winging it at today’s media conference to launch “Bentley 360”, the City of Canning’s premium new precinct.  Under tough media questioning he’s just announced there will be “no net loss of public housing” in the largest remodelled infill project in Perth! […]

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