Shane Hamilton is a passionate advocate for providing housing choice for all Aboriginal people. A Wakka Wakka man whose family has links to the South Burnett region of Queensland. He is inspired by his grandparents who saw that a stable home and a good education were key to achieving in life.
Currently the Chief Executive & Executive Director of the NSW Aboriginal Housing Office, his career has taken him right across Australia working in the Government, private and not-for-profit sectors in senior management roles.
Shane was an integral member of the working party that established the successful model for Derby Regional Prison, playing a key consultative role across WA and drawing on his experience as a prisons operations manager.
Shane delivered the national building stimulus program in WA, developing additional public housing across the state following his roles of Executive Director of the Aboriginal Housing and General Manager Service Delivery.
In his dual role as WA and SA State Manager of Community Housing Limited, a global community housing provider, Shane responded to the challenge of developing and delivering housing options in partnership with the private sector and Government, particularly for programs with integrated wrap-around services. Under Shane’s leadership his organisation managed the award-winning East Kimberley Transitional Housing Program.