Entertainment & Activities

Staying engaged and inspired during a conference is the best way to get the most out of your learning experience.

We’re thrilled to announce that a range of vibrant and talented performers and practitioners have joined the National Housing Conference. Check out the great range of options to engage your sessions and enhance your conference experience.

Wednesday 29 November 2017
2.00pm –
Location
International Convention Centre
The Descendance Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Dance Theatre was established in Sydney in 1993. Descendance grew out of the original dance troupe, Ngaru Dance Company. Ngaru means ‘shake a leg’, a dance style prevalent in the Cape York Peninsula in Far North Queensland. In 2000, the group changed their name ...
Wednesday 29 November 2017
9.00am – 5.00pm
Location
Exhibition Precinct, International Convention Centre
The artistic talents of a number of Bridge Housing's creative tenants will be on display in the bustling Exhibition Precinct at the upcoming National Housing Conference. The artists work in a variety of mediums, ranging from ceramics to print and acrylic paintings. The five featured artists have diverse backgrounds and bring...
Wednesday 29 November 2017
5.00pm – 7.00pm
Location
Exhibition Precinct, International Convention Centre
We’re livening up the Official Welcome Function with the inimitable musical sounds of the Hot Potato Band. This vibrant 11-piece brass band has a unique and energetic style and they’re sure to put a smile on your face. The Hot Potato Band have become one of the most celebrated stre...
Thursday 30 November 2017
12.45pm – 1.15pm
Location
International Convention Centre
For a change of pace, we are pleased to offer NHC delegates a selection of mindfulness meditation sessions. Mindfulness meditation helps to decrease stress, improve well-being, sharpen mental focus and increase resilience. It’s a great technique to utilise in the workplace. The mindfulness sessions run by expert practitioner, Mischa Telford, provi...
Thursday 30 November 2017
10.30 – 15.45
Location
International Convention Centre
As a special treat, we have organised the fantastic team at Holistic Services Group to provide massages to delegates.  Massage is one of the oldest healing traditions and produces many benefits. Massage reduces stress, fatigue, muscle tension, and relieves mild to severe headaches. It's also a great source of improvi...
Thursday 30 November 2017
9.00am – 9.15am
Location
International Convention Centre
The Sydney Street Choir is a supportive musical community that aims to inspire and empower those who have experienced hardship or disadvantage by providing them with a therapeutic musical program promoting social skills, independence and self-management. Through passionate and honest expression, they have inspired audiences around Australia with their uplifti...
Friday 1 December 2017
11.30am –
Location
International Convention Centre
We welcome the melodic stylings of the Chinese Tenant Choir at #NHCSydney. The Choir are a musical group of elderly residents from the Riverwood housing community. The group formed from the community of senior living units at Riverwood created by SGCH. With 64% of tenants single, and 67% culturally a...