Housing future communities /

Minor concurrent session

Thursday 29 August 2019
11.00am – 12.30pm

Culturally appropriate service design

Culturally appropriate service coordination better supports Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and families in need of housing. This session explores co-design, self-determination and critical success factors for Aboriginal CHPS and integrated service providers.



Barbara Shaw
Co-Chair, Aboriginal Housing NT (AHNT)
Barbara Shaw has been Co-Chair of Aboriginal Housing NT since it formed in 2015, who were the recipients of the 2018 NT Human Rights ‘Diversity’ Award. Barb is the Deputy Chair of the Central Land Council and a member ... view
Sally Kubiak
Director - Policy, Program and Design Innovation, NSW Aboriginal Housing Office
Sally Kubiak has over 20 years’ experience in the human service sector, primarily in the development of policy, strategy and program implementation across Justice, Mental Health, Housing and the NGO sector. Sally joined the Aborigin... view
Kieran Wong
Co-founder and Principal, TheFulcrum.Agency
Kieran is a co-founder and Principal at TheFulcrum.Agency, a creative consultancy that leverages community and social outcomes through evidenced-based design strategy, advocacy and research. Kieran’s portfolio includes urban design and architectural projects that have been awarded by the Australian Institu... view
Brendan Moyle
Deputy Chairperson, SEARMS
Brendan has extensive experience in leading Aboriginal community controlled organizations, and working in senior roles across government social support, capability and regulatory programs. This experience has seen him work across the housing framework; through the provision of public housing, communi... view
Kim Sinclair
Chief Executive Officer, SEARMS Aboriginal Corporation
Kim brings over a decade’s experience in the Community Housing sector at a senior level. She has been directly involved in strategic planning and implementation of initiatives transforming a CHP property management provider to a leading Tier 1 CHP own... view
Dwayne McInnes
Deputy Chief Executive - Remote Program Delivery Office and Community Services, Department of Local Government, Housing and Community Development NT
Mr. Dwayne McInnes is the Deputy Chief Executive of the Remote Program Delivery Office and Community Services for the Department of Local Government, Housing and Community Development within the Northern Territory Government. Dwayne’s career ... view
Dr Josie Douglas
Policy Manager, Central Land Council
Central Land Council policy manager, Dr Josie Douglas, leads the council’s advocacy and research across policy areas ranging from land rights, remote housing and education to constitutional reform and treaty. Josie has worked in community controlled organisations and held seni... view