Satellite events

These satellite events are not part of the official conference program. You must register separately for each event. Find out more by selecting the event you are interested in below. 


Tuesday 28 November 2017
9.00am – 4.00pm
Meeting room E3.5, ICC

NDIS Housing Masterclass

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is creating huge opportunities - and challenges - for housing development. The NDIS is soon to be spending more than 20 billion per annum on disability services to over 460,000 people across Australia, including the development of an additional 14,000 places of Specialist Disability Accommodati...
Tuesday 28 November 2017
6.00pm – 9.00pm

AHI Annual General Meeting

The Australasian Housing Institute is holding its Annual General Meeting on Tuesday 28 November at 6pm at Shangri-La Hotel, Sydney. Run at the end of every year, the AGM provides AHI Members with an opportunity to participate in the discussion about the strategic direction of your association. At this meeting new members of the Boa...
Wednesday 29 November 2017
7.30pm – 10.00pm
Parkside Ballroom 1 - ICC
The Australasian Housing Institute will host the Australasian Professional Excellence in Housing Awards Presentation Dinner on Wed 29 Nov, straight after the NHC 2017 Welcome reception. The AHI Awards recognise and reward excellence in professional practice, from the grassroots to the most senior levels. In 2017, the AHI Awards receptio...
Wednesday 29 November 2017
10.30am – 11.15am
Meeting room C4.9, ICC
The Community Housing Industry Association is holding its Annual General Meeting to coincide with the National Housing Conference on Wednesday 29 November from 10.30am – 12.30pm at the International Convention Centre. All NHC delegates are invited to attend this free event. Further information can be found on the e...
Wednesday 29 November 2017
9.00am – 12.00pm
International Convention Centre

The Big Issue Challenge

The Big Issue Challenge is a unique opportunity for delegates at this year’s National Housing Conference, that makes a real difference. Together with your colleagues, you will join a vendor on the streets of Sydney to assist them in selling their magazines. Prior to the Challenge, participants will engage ...
Wednesday 29 November 2017
09.30am – 12.30pm
Meeting room C2.5+C2.6, ICC
Ageing on the Edge in NSW - Are older people coping or collapsing in the rental market? The national Ageing on the Edge - Older Persons Homelessness Prevention Project is holding a half-day forum on the renting crisis facing older people in NSW. The forum will include the latest resear...
Thursday 30 November 2017
5.00pm – 6.00pm
International Convention Centre
A coalition of housing and homelessness peaks and providers have been working to develop a research-based campaign to broaden the public debate around housing and homelessness and have contracted Essential Media to make this happen. Research shows that the time is ripe for a sustained campaign to persuade governments ...
Thursday 30 November 2017
12.35pm – 1.25pm
International Convention Centre

Treasury Think Tank Session

Drop into the Think Tank at lunch time on Thursday 30 November to learn more about Commonwealth Tresaury's housing policy initiatives. This informal session is your opportunity to ask questions of the Head of the Housing Policy Unit, Mr David Crawford. David will discuss the status of a number ...