Program

Presentations from the 2018 Affordable Housing Conference two day program. 

 

Wednesday 27 June 2018 – Day one

9.30 – 11.00 DAY ONE MORNING PLENARY AND PANEL DISCUSSION

A national housing strategy: why every country needs one

Scott Figenshow (CEO, Community Housing Aotearoa, New Zealand)
Rosanna McGregor (Executive Director, Cariboo Friendship Society, President of Aboriginal Housing Management Association, British Columbia, Canada)
Professor Hal Pawson (Associate Director, City Futures Research Centre University of NSW)


11.30 – 12.45 DAY ONE MORNING CONCURRENT SESSIONS

Can Build to Rent fly in Australia?

Alex Notay (Build to Rent Fund Director, Places for People Capital, UK)
Professor Hal Pawson (Associate Director, City Futures Research Centre University of NSW)
Andrew Brooks (General Manager Development and Portfolio Services, SGCH)

Preventing homelessness by sustaining tenancies

Sue Cripps (Consultant, SC Consulting Group)

Affordable housing for essential services workers. No presentations available.
Making offsite construction work

Alexandra McRobert (PhD Candidate, University of Sydney)
Matt Daly (Business Development, HOW Social Construct)
Charles Northcote (CEO, BlueCHP)

Not just a Sydney issue: Homelessness in regional areas

Ken Marchingo AO (CEO, Haven Home Safe, Victoria)
Sarah Walker (Specialist Homelessness Services Manager, Third Sector Australia)

Government funding: Powering your tenant’s low energy journey

Anne Marie Porrier (Home Energy Action, Office of Environment and Heritage)


13.45 – 15.15 DAY ONE AFTERNOON PLENARY AND PANEL DISCUSSION

Community housing as part of a national plan. No presentations available.

15.45 – 17.00 DAY ONE AFTERNOON CONCURRENT SESSIONS

Inclusionary Zoning: how could it work in NSW? No presentations available.
Improving access and service delivery for Aboriginal people

Seth Toomey (CEO, Mid Lachlan Aboriginal Housing Management Cooperative)
James Christian (CEO, NSW Aboriginal Land Council)
Jenny Samms (Consultant and Research Fellow, Monash University)

Australian Homelessness Monitor: taking stock of the latest developments

Professor Hal Pawson (Associate Director, City Futures Research Centre University of NSW)

Why supportive housing?

Associate Professor Jan Breckenridge (School of Social Sciences and Co-Convener, Gendered Violence Research Network (GVRN), University of NSW)
Maria Berry (Program Manager, Common Ground Mission Australia)

Responding to the NDIS: making housing and homelessness services accessible and inclusive for people with disability

Shannon Lalor (Member, NSW Council for Intellectual Disability) AND David Briggs (Policy and Advocacy Officer, NSW Council for Intellectual Disability)
Dr Margaret Ward (Research Fellow, School of Human Services and Social Work, Griffith University)
Mark Lawler for Anne Bryce (CEO, Achieve Australia)

Creating affordable housing for local communities

Gordon Clark (Strategic Planning Manager, Shoalhaven City Council)
Eric Coulter (Regional Manager, Southern Cross Community Housing )
Mark Jones (Chair, Illawarra Chapter for Property Council of Australia)


Thursday 28 June 2018 – Day two

8.50 – 10.15 DAY TWO OPENING PLENARY AND PANEL DISCUSSION

Housing as Economic Infrastructure

Saul Eslake (Independent Economist and Vice-Chancellor’s Fellow, University of Tasmania)


10.15 – 11.15 DAY TWO MORNING PLENARY AND PANEL DISCUSSION

Bridging the financing gap

Emily Cadik (Executive Director, The Affordable Housing Tax Credit Coalition)


11.45 – 13.00 DAY TWO MORNING CONCURRENT SESSIONS

Beautiful Density

Leonie King (CEO, City West Housing)
Maire Sheehan (Leadership Group, Better Planning Network)
Monica Barone (CEO, City of Sydney)

Is tax reform possible?

Professor Richard Eccleston (Director, Institute for the Study of Social Change, University of Tasmania)
Brendan Coates (Australian Perspectives Fellow, Grattan Institute)

Meanwhile Use: Innovation in delivering transitional housing

Simone Parsons (Chief Operating Officer, Women’s Community Shelters)
Simone Parsons, part two.
Rebecca Mullins (CEO, My Foundations Youth Housing)

Intersection between community housing providers and specialist homelessness services

Debbie Georgopoulos (CEO, Women’s Housing Company)
Jenny Ranft (Divisional Manager Community Service, Wentworth Community Housing)
Penny Dordoy (Head of Community Services, Housing Plus)

Aboriginal housing: what does the future hold?

Suzanne Naden (CEO, Bungree Aborginal Association)
Sally Kubiak (Director, Aboriginal Housing Office)
Jenny Samms (Consultant and Research Fellow, Monash University)

Asset Management: a challenging business

Donald Proctor (Executive Manager Strategic Assets, Compass Housing Services)
Steve Shanahan (General Manager, SEARMS Aboriginal Corporation)


14.00 – 15.15 DAY TWO AFTERNOON CONCURRENT SESSIONS

Can we make housing more affordable through design?

Associate Professor Anitra Nelson (Centre for Urban Research, RMIT University)
Chris Johnson (CEO, Urban Taskforce)
Francesca Muskovic (Policy Manager – Sustainability and Regulatory Affairs, Property Council of Australia)

Safeguarding the sector: why talent development is essential

Katherine McKernan (CEO, Homelessness NSW)
Nicola Lemon (CEO, Hume Community Housing Association)

Strengthening the role of local government in affordable housing

Steve Staikos (Mayor, City of Kingston)

 

Do we listen to consumers: challenging community housing providers to engage

Michelle Craig AND Ivan Simon (Dtarawarra)

What works in housing people who have been in prison: lessons from New York and nearer home

David Condliffe, Esq (Executive Director, Center for Community Alternatives)
Sally Ringrose for Alison Churchill (CEO, Community Restorative Centre)

Deal making: the challenges of funding and delivering housing development

Donald Proctor (Executive Manager Strategic Assets, Compass Housing Services)
Andrew Tyndale (Founder / Director, Grace Mutual)


15.45 – 17.00 CLOSING PLENARY AND PANEL DISCUSSION

Everybody’s Home: how to get there

Cr. Clover Moore (Lord Mayor, City of Sydney)