Category: Housing

THE BIG READ: Jenny’s House

Originally published in the National Indigenous Times, Issue 183, August 6 2009.

By Amy McQuire

It’s not exactly clear when the rot began to set in on Jenny Macklin’s black housing policies. Maybe it was in March 2008, when the Minister for Indigenous Affairs was warned by her own colleagues that the Northern Territory intervention ‘national emergency housing program’ wouldn’t actually build any homes for years, and would force the price of construction sky-high. Continue reading