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7th February 2024

The Miles Government is relentlessly focused on putting a roof over every Queenslanders’ head and tackling national cost of living pressures.

That’s why we have unveiled our plan to build one million homes in Queensland, including the largest investment in public and community housing in Queensland’s history.

We know that hundreds of thousands of people have moved to Queensland in the last three years and this is putting pressure on our housing market – both for owners and renters.

Homes for Queenslanders will deliver more homes faster, closer to where people work and live, while looking after people who are doing it tough.

This plan sets the bar high with a target of one million new homes in Queensland, including 53,500 social homes.

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Quotes attributable to Robert Skelton MP
“The number one thing we can do to make housing more affordable is deliver more supply –that’s what Homes for Queenslanders will do.”

“The Miles Government is working hard every day to ensure Queenslanders in every corner of the state, particularly our First Nations and regional communities, have a safe and secure place to live now and into the future.”

“Under the Miles Government’s plan, we will build one million more homes, support renters and deliver a generation’s worth of secure construction jobs.”

Quotes attributable to Premier Steven Miles
“Right now, housing is a huge contributor to the cost of living for Queenslanders right across our state and for most households, it’s their biggest single cost.”

“I’m committed to addressing cost of living for Queenslanders, wherever they live, and Homes for Queenslanders is about us doing everything that the State can do to address housing supply.”

“We’re going to build more homes faster, support Queenslanders who rent, help more people buy their own home, supercharge our social housing big build and work towards ending homelessness in Queensland.”

Quotes attributable to Minister for Housing Meaghan Scanlon
“Backed with more than $3.1 billion additional investment, Homes for Queenslanders will deliver a comprehensive plan to ensure that Queenslanders can afford to live and work in the communities they love.”

“Vulnerable Queenslanders were left behind by the Newman-Crisafulli Government who wanted to cut the social housing construction budget, sacked 1,600 QBuild workers and tried to privatise public housing.”

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