Budget Estimates Questions and Responses, June 2016

We welcome the commitment of an additional $60m over three years to support Tasmania’s Affordable Housing Strategy, 2015-2025. Is this funding on top of previous funds allocated in the 2015-16 Budget for capital and recurrent funding to implement the Strategy?

The $20 million allocated in the budget for FY 16/17 is additional to the $11.2 million for Housing – New Projects and $6m for the Devonport Youth Accommodation project
Housing – New Projects funds includes $2m under the Family Violence Action Plan (a total of $4.4m has been allocated over 4 years). Read more…