House debates

Monday, 21 November 2022

Questions without Notice


2:47 pm

Photo of Julie CollinsJulie Collins (Franklin, Australian Labor Party, Minister for Small Business) Share this | Hansard source

Thank you, Mr Speaker. I thank the member opposite for the question in relation to the Housing Accord. The Housing Accord is a really important piece of policy. This is the first time we've had three tiers of government agree to actually head in the same direction when it comes to housing in Australia. This is about getting all three tiers of government on the same page. It's about the industry and the sector. The Master Builders association were, of course, a part of the accord and agreed to the accord, as did other parts of the industry and the sector, including superannuation funds. This is about bringing people together. This is about seriously dealing with housing affordability and the low supply. We need more stock of housing in this country, and the accord is a ground-breaking once-in-a-generation piece of agreement—


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