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National Housing Conference 2023: A way forward – Registration now open!

Program Advisory Committee & Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander PAC

We would like to thank the team of people from across the country and a range of sectors who have assisted in the development of the program for this year's conference. We would particularly like to thank the members of the Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander PAC for their advice and counsel.

Program Advisory Committee

  • Emma Baker, University of Adelaide
  • Fiona Caniglia, Q Shelter
  • Julia Chandra, Department of Social Services
  • Dr Elin Charles-Edwards, University of Queensland
  • Mary-Anne Curtis, Department of Housing (QLD)
  • Brendon Donohue, Neighbourly
  • Dr Alex Dordevic, CHIA Vic
  • Emma Greenhalgh, National Shelter
  • Dr Kim Houghton, Regional Institute Australia
  • Aimee McVeigh, QCOSS
  • Michelle Moss, Queenslanders with Disability Network (QDN)
  • Leo Patterson Ross, Tenants Union NSW
  • Dr Sarah Pollock, Chief Mental Health Advocate for WA
  • Martin Reason, Department of State Development, Infrastructure, Local Government & Planning (QLD)
  • Julie Saunders, Urbis
  • Maggie Shambrook, Housing Older Women Movement
  • Dr Louise Simms, Safe & Equal
  • Geoff Slack, YourPlace Housing
  • Emma Slape, REISA
  • Tanya Steinbeck, UDIA (WA)
  • Neil Willmet, Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Housing Queensland
  • Liz Windle, Department of Housing (QLD)
  • Geoff Woolcock, BHC
  • Mike Zorbas, Property Council of Australia


Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander PAC

  • Paula Coghill, Consultant
  • Megan Lawrence, Aboriginal Community Housing Industry Association NSW
  • Rob McFarlane, National Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Housing Association (NATSIHA)
  • Daniel Morrison, Wungening Aboriginal Corporation
  • Lisa Sampson, Aboriginal Community Housing Industry Association NSW
  • Simon Wade, Aboriginal Community Housing Industry Association NSW
  • Neil Willmet, Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Housing Queensland