Housing future communities /

Minor concurrent session

Wednesday 28 August 2019
3.30pm – 5.00pm

Addressing housing and homelessness within the NDIS

Quick fire presentations will be followed by lively debate around disability housing within a maturing NDIS. Hear perspectives from people with specialist needs, physical and psychosocial disabilities, their families, carers and support services.

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Peter Malone
Manager Business and Property Development, Hume Community Housing
Peter has over 15 years’ experience in the community housing sector managing all areas of the community housing business. Prior to joining Hume, Peter held senior roles at Evolve Housing, Ansett Australia and Defence Housing Authority managing the asset portfol... view
Luke Bo’sher
CEO, Summer Foundation
Luke is the CEO of Summer Foundation, Luke leads the organisation’s work to develop housing for people with disability using NDIS funding and managing relationships with government stakeholders and communicating the findings of Summer Foundation’s work in order to influen... view
Mark Heeney
Business Development Strategy, Mind Australia
Mark is currently leading Mind’s business development strategy in accommodation and complex support, particularly in the space of NDIS Supported Independent Living. Ensuring customers receive NDIS funding which provide the greatest opportunity to be supported to live independently with t... view
Susan Bailey
PhD Candidate, University of Technology Sydney
Susan is a PhD. candidate with the University of Technology Sydney and a non-executive director in the not-for-profit sector in NSW. She has over 30 years’ legal and executive experience in the private and public sectors. Susan was appointed ... view
Beth Fogerty
Regional Manager, Gippsland and Manager of the Victorian Housing Programs, Wellways Australia
Beth is the Regional Manager, Gippsland and Manager of the Victorian Housing programs at Wellways Australia. Her experience is in working with adults and older adults in acute and community based mental health. She ... view


Joseph Connellan
Director, MC Two Pty Ltd
Joseph Connellan is a housing practitioner with more than 30 years leadership experience in affordable housing and services to people with disability. He provides strategic and operational advice through his consulting firm, MC Two Pty Ltd, and is currently deliveri... view