Topic: "housing"

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Building Boom Set to Deliver New Homes in Ballarat

The Victorian Government is ramping up delivery of the Big Housing Build across the state with the first allocation of funds to community housing projects – with more than $1 billion in projects to commence this year.The Government is investing over $20 million in Ballarat delivering 89 new social housing homes across 9 projects creating more than 250 local jobs.

Homes for People Living with Mental Illness in Ballarat

The Andrews Labor Government is investing $49.2 million to build 162 new supported independent living homes, ensuring Victorians living with mental illness have the security and stability of a home. This includes a project in Ballarat West, delivering 16 new supported independent living homes in Redan for people living with mental illness, as part of the nation-leading Big Housing Build.

Delivering More Homes For Ballarat

The Andrews Labor Government is delivering the largest ever investment in housing across regional Victoria, ensuring our most vulnerable have a safe and secure place to call home in their local community.Minister for Housing Richard Wynne today announced at least 150 social housing homes will be built in Ballarat creating 100 direct and 350 indirect local jobs.

More housing and job support for women leaving prison

Women leaving prison will now have more support for housing security, financial independence and improved employment prospects. The Andrews Labor Government has expanded the services provided by registered housing provider Women’s Housing Limited at the Dame Phyllis Frost Centre to include a $2.8 million program..

Putting people first in Wendouree

When the Andrews Labor Government was elected, we promised to put people first. As our state begins its recovery from the global pandemic, people will continue to be our priority. The Victorian Budget 2020/21 delivers on the investments that will see our community recover –..

Big Housing Build for Ballarat region

The Victorian Government is making sure more Victorians have the security and stability of a home, with our state’s – and Australia’s – biggest ever investment in public and community housing. The program will deliver secure, modern, and affordable homes throughout Victoria – with 25..

Stamp duty savings for first home buyers in Ballarat

The Victorian Government is helping more Victorians buy their dream home, with hundreds of Ballarat first home buyers saving in stamp duty costs over the past financial year. In Ballarat, over 800 homebuyers either had their stamp duty fees waived or received a concession for..


More Victorians escaping family violence, homelessness and life on the streets will have a stable home thanks to the Victorian Government. Member for Wendouree Juliana Addison today announced the latest tranche of Social Housing Growth Fund funding announced by the Victorian Government will deliver more..


The Victorian Government will get shovels in the ground and thousands of people back to work, building the projects that matter to Victoria – and creating the jobs that matter to Victorians. As we face the biggest economic challenge in generations, and as industry and..

Supporting Ballarat Young People With Stable Housing

The Andrews Labor Government is making sure young people at risk of homelessness in Ballarat have a roof over their heads. Minister for Housing Richard Wynne visited five new townhouses built by the Labor Government, and met the tenants who have begun moving into the..

New Disability Home Brings Ballarat Families Together

People living with a disability in Ballarat are now receiving care closer to home and closer to family and friends, thanks to the Andrews Labor Government. Minister for Disability, Ageing and Carers Luke Donnellan today visited a new disability home in Brown Hill – part..

Reid’s Guesthouse gets a new lease on life

Ballarat’s historic Reid’s Guesthouse has been restored to its former glory after extensive heritage works funded by a $1.2 million grant from the Andrews Government. Representing Planning Minister Richard Wynne, the Labor Member for Wendouree Juliana Addison today marked the completion of works to the..

Supporting renters in Ballarat

The Andrews Government is making life easier for caravan and residential park residents, who now may be eligible to receive compensation in the event of a park closure, under new reforms coming into effect today. There has been a spate of park closures in the..

Rebates helping Ballarat residents reduce water bills

Two innovative community rebate programs funded by the Andrews Government are helping Victorians doing it tough to reduce their water bills. Since July 2015, Victorian urban water corporations have delivered the government funded Community Rebate Program to assist their vulnerable and customers and those experiencing..