Housing future communities /

Minor concurrent session

Wednesday 28 August 2019
3.30pm – 5.00pm

Getting CHP regulation right

With a review of the National Regulatory System for Community Housing Providers (NRSCH) as a launchpad, a panel will examine the role of regulation in managing the growth of the sector and ensuring the best provision of services to tenants.



Hayley Parkes
General Counsel & Company Secretary, Housing Choices Australia
Hayley joined Housing Choices Australia in 2015 as General Counsel and Company Secretary where she has led the legal strategy supporting its growth and business diversification. Her previous experience at both the ACCC and Mallesons Stephen Jaques (now King &am... view
Neil Quarmby
NSW Registrar of Community Housing
Neil is currently the NSW Registrar of Community Housing which is a statutory appointment reporting to government on the suitability and performance of companies to manage risks associated with the provision of shelter to our most disadvantaged. Neil has serv... view
Jason Kara
Director of Housing Strategy, Department of Family and Community Services NSW
Jason is a public administration professional with more than 16 years experience in senior roles in the NSW public service, the not-for-profit sector and private enterprise. Jason is currently the Director of Housing Strategy ... view
Brenton Philp
Group Manager, Housing and Homelessness Group, Department of Social Services (Commonwealth)
Brenton joined the Department of Social Services in October 2018. As Group Manager Housing and Homelessness Group, he is responsible for Commonwealth housing and homelessness policy and programs, including the National Rental Affordability Scheme a... view


Dr Michael Fotheringham
Executive Director, AHURI
Michael is a research and policy development specialist with experience in a wide range of areas including housing and homelessness, public health, urban and community services planning. After joining the Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute in 2014, he w... view