Housing future communities /

Minor concurrent session

Thursday 29 August 2019
3.30pm – 5.00pm

Home ownership in Australia

Home ownership patterns in Australia are changing with many younger aspirants are priced out of the market and many mid-age and older Australians carrying large mortgages towards retirement. What does the latest research tell us about home ownership rates in Australia? What are the risks for those who are highly indebted, and the opportunities for those seeking to own their first home?


Keynote presenters

Prof Rachel Ong ViforJ
Professor of Economics - School of Economics, Finance and Property, Curtin University
Rachel Ong ViforJ is currently Professor of Economics at the School of Economics, Finance and Property, Curtin University.  Rachel was the recipient of the Professor Mike Berry Award for Excellence in Housing Research in 201... view
Cameron Kusher
Principal - Research, CoreLogic
Cameron Kusher is CoreLogic’s head of research for Australia and one of the leading commentators nationally on housing market conditions and trends. Cameron utilises CoreLogic’s vast array of housing data as well as publicly available data, economic and demographic tren... view


Tamlin Gorter
Senior Manager Strategic Initiatives, AHURI
Tamlin is Senior Manager of Strategic Initiatives at AHURI. Tamlin is a social scientist, specialising in housing and urban research and policy. In her current role she focuses on informing and influencing cities policy in Australia. Prior to this, s... view