Jul 22, 2009

Feds build 1000th home in three months… in Rudd’s electorate

Stimulus package housing is one thing, intervention housing quite another, writes Chris Graham.

Chris Graham

Tracker managing editor

As Federal Minister for Housing Jenny Macklin boasts that the Rudd government has just begun construction of its 1000th home under its broader stimulus package, construction has not started on a single home under the Northern Territory Intervention’s housing program.

Construction has begun on the 1000th home in just three months, as part of the Rudd government’s $6.4 billion national social housing stimulus package. The housing is being built in the inner Brisbane suburb of Woolloongabba, in the Prime Minister’s own electorate of Griffith:

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