Building for better lives / Conference sessions

Minor concurrent session

Thursday 30 November 2017
3.30pm – 5.00pm
Meeting room C2.2+2.3, ICC

MIN7: Contemporary estate renewal practices

Large-scale social housing renewal programs are promising new mixed communities where social housing blends with private and affordable housing. Presentations from different states will look at what works with such projects and what happens to the tenants who were there before the rebuilding begins.


Sponsored by SGCH.




Mr Bernie Coates
Research Fellow, City Futures Research Centre UNSW
Bernie Coates has been a practitioner in social housing for over 40 years. He is currently a Research Fellow at the City Futures Research Ce... view
Ms Jen Rignold
Social Housing Tenant
Due to my personal experience of the redevelopment and having being relocated I am passionate to see the changes that were implemented in my estate are transferred to other estates undergoing renewal. As a member of the Agents of Chan... view
Mr Greg South
Executive Director, Business Development and Communication, LAHC
Greg South is the Executive Director Business Development and Communication Division within NSW Land and Housing Corporation (LAHC). As Executive Director of this Division, Greg is responsible for the redevelopment of the social housing portfolio and new business development opportunitie... view
Ms Fiona Williams
Director, Property and Asset Services, Department of Health and Human Services
Fiona Williams is the Director of Property and Asset Services in the Victorian Department of Health and Human services. Her role is to oversee the planning, building and maintenance of Victoria’s public housing portfolio a... view
Ms Amy Hayashi
Strategy and National Business Development, Mission Australia Housing
With over ten years of experience in the area of affordable housing, Amy believes that an affordable home provides the foundation for a successful life. She currently oversees strategy and new business development for Mission Australia Housing where she l... view


Ms Christine Castley
Deputy Director-General, Housing and Homelessness Services, Department of Housing and Public Works, Queensland Government
Christine has over 20 years’ experience in the public sector, and has served in multiple senior leadership roles across the Queensland Government. She joined the Department of Housing and Public Works in March 2016. ... view