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The NHC’s fourth and final plenary session will bring together housing leaders from around the world to ask the question; what can Australia learn from like-minded countries when it comes to national approaches to housing policy? In this fascinating international plenary panel, hear about each countries national approach to housing before we examine lessons to […]

The official Conference program will begin by guiding the national dialogue on priority housing and homelessness issues. The first Plenary will see local MP Gerald McCarthy set the scene in a Northern Territory context, followed by a politically-informed address by media expert Patricia Karvelas and a video speech from Hon Michael Sukkar MP, Assistant Treasurer […]

For the first time in the NHC’s 20-year history, the Conference will be held in the Northern Territory. Our host city, the sunny capital of Darwin, is a gateway to Asia and in a part of Australia many locals are never lucky enough to visit. Darwin is a tropical city uniquely positioned between a glittering […]

By guest author Eliza Owen The term ‘Generation Rent’ is thrown about in media headlines to reignite the gripes between Millennials and Boomers. But inter-generational warfare aside, long-term renting is an increasing reality for young and low-income households, as property prices have vastly outstripped wages growth. Domain data shows annualised growth in capital city dwelling […]

Malarndirri McCarthy has been a Senator for the Northern Territory since 2016. She is a Yanyuwa woman from Borroloola in the Gulf of Carpentaria. Before announcing her candidacy for the Senate, Malarndirri was a senior presenter and journalist for NITV News and host of Week in Review. From 2005–2012, Malarndirri represented the people of Arnhem […]

For the first time in its history, the 2019 National Housing Conference will be held in Darwin. AHURI will be working alongside the Northern Territory Government and NT Tourism to welcome delegates to the city. Darwin is a tropical city uniquely positioned between a glittering harbour and the varied regional landscapes of the territory. Darwin […]