Sydney 2017

The tenth National Housing Conference was held at the International Convention Centre, Sydney from 29 November – 1 December 2017. Presentations can be downloaded via the table below.

Please note due to licensing restrictions, some images and videos have been removed from the presentation slides. If you would like the original file without these amendments, please get in touch with the presenter directly.

A highlights video, plenary session video and a list of audio recordings by session are also available.

Sydney 2017 Presentations

Presentation slides, video and audio from the National Housing Conference in Sydney 2017.
SpeakerCompany/PositionPresentation
Emma AlbericiAustralian television journalist, host of ABC's current affairs program, Lateline.
Mike AllenIndependent Housing Advisor and Principal, MRAA Services
Dr Anne BadenhorstHousing Research Director, AHURI Limited
Nina BaileyProject Officer, NSW Office of Environment and Heritage
Danielle BamentManager, Service Reform, Housing SA
Valerie BaresDirector, Sustainability + Environmental Management, ESC Consulting
Lucy BarronDirector, Strategic Policy, NSW Department of Family and Community Services
Ralton BennProject Manager, Access Housing Australia Ltd
Stephen BennettResearch Officer, Centre for Social Impact, UNSW
Marion BennettGeneral Manager, Practice Leadership, Mission Australia
Steve BevingtonManaging Director, Community Housing Ltd
Kathy BinksSenior Manager, Community Services, Uniting Communities
Michael BlebyReporter, Australian Financial Review
Luke Bo'sherHead of Policy & Strategy, Summer Foundation
Dr Nicola BrackertzResearch Consultancy Manager, AHURI Limited
Chris BratchfordExecutive & Director, Mission Australia
Kate BreenDirector, Affordable Development Outcomes
Prof Larissa BrehrendtProfessor of Law & Director of Research, Jumbunna Indigenous House of Learning, University of Technology Sydney
Richard BriceDirector, Real Estate Advisory Services, EY
Andrew BrooksGeneral Manager, Development & Property Services, SGCH
Amy BrownPartner, Infrastructure and Urban Renewal, PwC Australia
Catherine BrownDirector, Projects, Mental Health Commission
James BrownCEO, Common Equity
Sherri BruinhoutGeneral Manager - Homelessness and Justice, Melbourne City Mission
Hon Linda Burney MPShadow Minister for Human Services , Parliament of Australia
David CantFormer Chief Executive Officer, BHC Limited
Lance CardenDirector, Customer Service and Business Improvement, NSW FACS
Penny CarrChief Executive Officer, Tenants Queensland inc,
Greg CashAssistant Director General Housing, Department of Communities WA
Christine CastleyDeputy Director General, Department of Housing and Public Works
Jamie ChalkerChief Executive Officer, Department of Housing and Community Development (NT)
Janet ChappellHousing Policy Manager, Landcom
Marilyn ChilversExecutive Director, Analysis & Research, NSW FACS
Pattie ChuggExecutive Officer, Shelter Tasmania
Dr Alice ClarkExecutive Director, Shelter SA
Bernie CoatesVisiting Fellow, City Futures Research Centre UNSW
Brendan CoatesFellow, Grattan Institute
Joseph ConnellanDirector, MC Two Pty Ltd
Michael Coutts-TrotterSecretary, NSW FACS
David CrawfordSenior Adviser, Social Policy Division, Australian Treasury
Leone CraydenExecutive Director, Q Shelter
Sue CrippsChief Executive Officer, SC Consulting Group
Mychelle CurranExecutive Director, Strategy, Land and Housing Corporation
Mark DavidsonLocal Level Alliance Coordinator, Ipswich Independent Youth Service
Tony De DomenicoChairman, AHURI Limited
Prof Richard EcclestonProfessor of Political Science, University of Tasmania
Paul EdgintonChief Executive Officer, SYC Limited
Jacob EdwardsCommercial Lending Manager, Bank Australia
Janene EvansGroup Manager, Uniting Wesley's Homelessness, Child Youth and Family Services, Wesley Mission Victoria
Philip Fagan SchmidtExecutive Director, Department for Communities and Social Inclusion (SA)
Dr Debbie FaulknerResearch Fellow, University of Adelaide
Jeff FiedlerCo-Manager, Housing for the Aged Action Group Inc.
David FisherChief Executive Officer, Housing Plus
Christine FitzgeraldExecutive Director Strategy, Policy and Performance, Department of Housing and Community Development (NT)
Nick FoaDirector of Housing, Department of Health and Human Services (VIC)
Beth FogertyRegional Manager, Gippsland, Wellways Australia
Dr Michael FotheringhamDeputy Executive Director, AHURI Ltd
Nicola FoxworthyProgram Director, Common Equity Housing
Desley GallagherDirector, Nine Mile Aboriginal Corporation
Debbie GeorgiouHead of Policy and Communications, NSW Federation of Housing Associations
Debbie GeorgopoulosChief Executive Officer, Women's Housing Company
Louise GildingExecutive Director, Housing and Community Services (ACT)
Mr Andrew Giles MPMember for Scullin, Victoria, Parliament of Australia
Gail GilmanChief Executive Officer, Community Housing Partnership
Dr Tony GilmourManaging Director, Housing Action Network
Dianne GipeyChief Executive Officer, Alice Springs Women's Shelter
David GlazebrookGeneral Manager Innovation and Development, Melba Support Services
Oona GoldsworthyChief Executive, United Communities
Hon Pru Goward MPMinister for Family and Community Services, Minister for Social Housing, and Minister for the Prevention of Domestic Violence and Sexual Assault, NSW Parliament
Prof Nicole GurranDirector of the AHURI Research Centre, University of Sydney
Stephanie HallInfrastructure & Urban Renewal , PwC Australia
Shane HamiltonChief Executive, NSW Aboriginal Housing Office
Carrie HamiltonAssociate, Housing Action Network
Adrian HarringtonHead of Funds Management, Folkestone, Board Director, AHURI Ltd
Chris HartleySenior Project Officer, Homelessness NSW
Amy HayashiStrategy and National Business Development, Mission Australia Housing
Suzi HayesProgram Lead, Eastern Affordable Housing Alliance
Wendy HayhurstChief Executive Officer, NSW Federation of Housing Associations
Dr John Hewson AMProfessor in the Crawford School, ANU
Sally HinesChief Operating Officer, The Big Issue & Homes for Homes
Adam HirstGeneral Manager, Capital Allocation, Mirvac Group
Tyrone HodgeHead of Institutional and Middle Markets ? NSW, JLL
Haleh HomaeiChief Executive Officer Port Phillip Housing Association
Alex HoulstonDirector and Co-founder, Energy for the People
Prof Kath HulseDirector of the Centre for Urban Transitions and research professor in housing studies, Swinburne University of Technology
Nicki HutleyDirector & Chief Economist, Urbis
Prof Guy JohnsonProfessor of Homelessness, RMIT
Caryn KakasExecutive Director, Housing, NSW Family and Community Services
James KennedyNational Durector, Head of Government and Public Institutions, JLL
Maria KevinManager, Research and Analysis, Aboriginal Housing Office
Leonie KingChief Strategy Officer, Deputy CEO, NSW Evolve Housing
Sarah KingResident and Committee president, Stucco Project
Stephen KnightChairman, Affordable Housing Implementation Taskforce
Dr Judy KraatzSenior Research Fellow, Cities Research Institute, Griffith University
Kedy KristalPolicy Officer, Women's council for Domestic and Family violence services (WA)
Sally KubiakDirector, Policy, Programs and Design Innovation, Aboriginal Housing Office
Scott LangfordCEO, SGCH
Jeanette LargeChief Executive Officer, Womens Property Initiatives
Rachel LattimoreCommunity Development Manager, Community Housing Ltd
Assoc Prof Julie LawsonAssociate Professor, RMIT University
Nicola LemonChief Executive Officer, Hume Housing Association
Michael LennonManaging Director, Housing Choices Australia
Emily LyonsSenior Social Worker, St Kilda Road Clinic
Robert MacbethSenior Advisor, Maori Housing Network
Paul McBrideGroup Manager, Welfare and Housing Reform Group, Department of Social Services
Sally McCutchanExecutive Director and CEO, Impact Investing Australia
Caitlin McGeeResearch Director, Institute for Sustainable Futures, University of Technology Sydney
Katherine McKernanChief Executive Officer, Homeslessness NSW
Dr Ruth McNairHonorary Associate Professor, University of Melbourne
Alexandra McRobertPhD student, Innovation in Applied Design Lab, The University of Sydney
George MegalogenisAuthor and journalist
Stacey MiersSpecialist Adviser, Urban Housing Lab, University of Sydney
Dr Vivienne MilliganCity Futures Research Centre, UNSW
Lord Mayor Clover MooreLord Mayor, City of Sydney
Ken MorrisonExecutive Director, Property Council of Australia
Prof Kristy MuirChief Executive Officer, Centre for Social Impact, UNSW
Suraya NaidooDirector Southern Services, Housing SA
Dr Heather NancarrowChief Executive Officer, ANROWS
Nidhi NautiyalPhD student, University of Auckland
Joshua OatesHousing and Recovery Worker, Doorway Program, Wellways Australia
James O'DonnellPhD Candidate, Australian National University
John OliverChief Executive Officer, HomeStart Finance
Anna ParisOperations Manager (Service Hubs and Individual Planned Support), Sacred Heart Mission
Prof Chris ParisEmeritus Professor of Housing Studies, Ulster University
Prof Hal PawsonAssociate Director, City Futures Research Centre, University of NSW
Anthony PertlProject Manager, Department for Communities and Social Inclusion, Housing SA
Paul PfeifferChildren's Resource Coordinator, Junction Support Services
Bill PickeringCEO, Housing Supply Association
Rebecca PinkstoneGeneral Manager, Operations, Bridge Housing
Adrian PisarskiExecutive Officer, National Shelter
Dr David PrenticePrincipal Economics Advisor, Infrastructure Victoria
Maggie PressnellA/Director - Homelessness, NSW Family and Community Services
Jenny RanftManager Community Services, Wentworth Community Housing
Prof Jo RichardsonProfessor of Housing and Social Research, De Montfort University
Jennifer RignoldSocial housing tenant,
Geoff RobertsDeputy Chief Commissioner, Economic Commissioner, Greater Sydney Commission
Vanessa RoseResearch Manager FACS Analysis & Research, NSW Department of Family and Community Services
Jon RossJon Ross, Executive Director, Global Head of Public Sector, Westpac
Matthew RyanCo-Chair, Aboriginal Housing NT
Freya SaichPolicy and Development Officer, Carers NSW
Adam SchickerlingNational Disability Reform Manager, Synapse Australia
Min SetoProject Manager, Alliance Social Enterprises
Barb ShawCo-Chair, Aboriginal Housing NT
Evan SiddallPresident & CEO, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation
Geoff SlackDirector, Strategy and Reporting, Department for Communities and Social Inclusion, Housing SA
Jenny SmithChair, Homelessness Australia and Chief Executive Officer, Council to Homeless Persons
Andrew SmithTenant Support & Education Project
Greg SouthExecutive Director, Corporate Management Program Office, NSW Land and Housing Corporation
Dr Angela SpinneyLecturer/Research Fellow, Housing and Urban Studies, Swinburne University of Technology
David SpriggsChief Executive Officer, Infoxchange
Hon Michael Sukkar MPAssistant Minister to the Treasurer, Parliament of Australia
Meredith SussexBoard Director, AHURI Limited
Robyn SutherlandUniting Communities
Michael SwanSenior Portfolio Manager Fixed Interest & Cash, Cbus
Keith TarloPrincipal Policy Officer, NSW Office of Environment and Heritage
Hon Angus Taylor MPAssistant Minister for Cities and Digital Transformation, Australian Government
Rebecca ThomasAssociate Director, Impact Investing, Social Ventures Australia
Paul TommasiniHuman Services Practitioner/CEO, IIYS
James ToomeyChief Executive Officer, Mission Australia
Dr Clare TownsendManager, Research and Development, Synapse Australia
Queenie TranHousing Projects Manager, Summer Housing
Dr Shann TurnbullCo-founding member the New Garden Cities Alliance
Assoc Prof kylie valentineAssociate Professor, UNSW
Princess VenturaDirector, Urbis
Paul VeversDeputy Secretary, Southern & Western Cluster, NSW FACS
James WaddellDirector - Debt Capital Markets, National Australia Bank
Clare WallAssociate & Partner, SGS Economics and Planning
Leigh WarnerHead of Residential and Alternative Sectors Research, Australia, JLL
Louise WeberHousing Policy Officer, Aboriginal Peak Organisation NT
Adam WestManager, Business Development, NSW Federation of Housing
Peter WhiteChief Executive, Housing and Disability Reform (TAS)
Terry WilkinsonGeneral Manager, Human Services, City of Whitehorse
Fiona WilliamsDirector, Property and Asset Services , Department of Health and Human Services
Piers WilliamsonChief Executive Officer, The Housing Finance Corporation (UK)
Dr Ian WinterExecutive Director, AHURI Limited
Kieran WongDesign Director, COX ARCHITECTURE
Catherine YeomansChief Executive Officer, Mission Australia
Darren YoungState Manager (NT & QLD), Mission Australia
Farnaz ZirakbashResearch Fellow, Swinburne University of Technology