Social and cultural events

The NHC is a national gathering of all those interested in the delivery of affordable housing in Australasia. This is a unique opportunity to create connections with key decision makers from all sectors. The Darwin conference will provide extensive networking opportunities through the inclusion of a vibrant social and cultural program. Get talking and experience all that Darwin has to offer. Subscribe to the NHC newsletter to stay informed.

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Tuesday 27 August 2019
5.00pm – 7.00pm

Community Housing Limited Official Welcome Function

Location
Wharf One Food & Wine, 3/19 Kitchener Dr, Darwin Waterfront
Cost: included in full and Wednesday registrations
Join us as we launch the NHC 2019 with a cocktail function with stunning views of the Darwin promenade. Renew old friendships, make new acquaintances, enjoy local food and wine, discuss challenges and celebrate achievements made over the year. Spo...
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Wednesday 28 August 2019
6.00pm – 10.00pm

Official Conference Dinner

Location
PeeWees, Alec Fong Lim Drive, Darwin
Cost: $160 per ticket (inc GST) and includes dinner, drinks, transfers.
The Official Conference Dinner will offer delegates an opportunity to informally chat to fellow thought leaders in a relaxed atmosphere over local cuisine. Numbers to this event are limited, so book now to avoid missing out. Bookings can be made via the online registration form. Entertainment by the Jigsaw C...
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Thursday 29 August 2019
6.00pm – 9.00pm

Mindil Market Networking Function

Location
Mindil Beach Sunset Market
Cost: $60 per ticket (inc GST) and includes 2 drinks, entry to delegate area, $20 Mindil money (to be spent at the market) and transfers
Enjoy a quintessential Darwin experience of local food, artisan vendors and a spectacular beach sunset at the Mindil Beach Sunset Market. Enjoy a respite from the crowds in a dedicated conference VIP area, where you can network with your fellow delegates and friends over drinks and market fare. Cost: $...
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Friday 30 August 2019
10.00am – 12.00pm

NHC Closing Brunch

Location
Concourse, Darwin Convention Centre
Cost: Included in full a final day registration
Following the final plenary session, we will celebrate the end of a successful conference with a closing brunch overlooking the stunning Darwin waterfront precinct. Take the opportunity to debrief with your fellow delegates and make plans for the way forward. Entertainment by the Ca...

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Wednesday 28 August 2019
10.30am – 11.00am

Patsy Coleman

Location
Morning Tea, Day One
A singer and songwriter from the Northern Territory, Patsy comes from a long line of strong Indigenous women. She has written songs most of her life finally conquering her fear to get her songs out in the world this year. A very quick response to her blues and country style h...
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Wednesday 28 August 2019
6.00pm – 7.00pm

Jigsaw Collective

Location
Official Conference Dinner
Jigsaw Collective is a Contemporary Soul, Jazz and Blues band from Darwin, Australia. The act formed in 2004. Since that time Jigsaw Collective has toured and recorded extensively. The band is highly awarded and regarded in the North of Australia as one of the premier musical shows. Jigsaw Collective a...
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Thursday 29 August 2019
10.30am – 11.00am

Lynette Hubbard

Location
Morning Tea, Day Two.
Lynette Hubbard hails from Tennant creek, also known as Jurnkurrakurr. She is a recently appointed facilitator for the Saltwater Divas in Darwin. She has more 30 years of performance experience and is delighted to be performing at the NHC. Providing entertainment during Morning Tea...
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Thursday 29 August 2019
9.00am – 9.15am

The Tiwi Strong Women’s Group

Location
Plenary Three, Day Two prior to the international keynote.
The Tiwi Strong Women's Group have been singing together since they were young girls, learning traditional songs from their mothers and grandmothers. Now in their 50s, 60s and 70s, they still sing every day, and they are teaching the stories and traditional knowledge held in the songs to their grandchildren. Th...
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Friday 30 August 2019
10.30am – 12.00pm

Caiti Baker

Location
Official Closing Brunch.
Caiti Baker, a vocalist and front woman raised on the sounds that birthed popular music, released her debut album ZINC on October 6 2017. This follows a career of touring with significant artists such as Dr. G Yunupingu on his Gospel Album Tour, A.B. Original (Briggs and Trials) and various festiv...