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More social housing in Victoria and Queensland
20 October 2023
More than a hundred homes will be built in Melbourne’s outer north under Victoria’s second social
This second accelerator project comes amid poor housing supply and continual rising rental costs.
Premier Jacinta Allan visited Broadmeadows to announce that 80 million dollars would be spent on
building the social-housing homes on vacant land.
There will be a mix of one, two and three-bedroom homes and properties built specifically to cater
for disability inclusion.
Prime Minister Anthony Albanese and former Premier Daniel Andrews, last month announced the
first accelerator project would involve demolishing and redevelop two vacant red-brick towers in
In the meantime, more federal funding is being provided for social housing across Queensland. A
further six hundred homes will be built across the state, after a growing demand for social housing.
Almost 400 million dollars from the federal government’s Social Housing Accelerator fund will
deliver the homes. This will add to the Queensland government’s five-billion-dollar social and
affordable housing investment, that will help start 13-and-a-half thousand homes by 2027.
Adelaide, South Australia