Housing future communities / Conference sessions

Major concurrent session

Thursday 29 August 2019
1.30pm – 3.00pm

Planning for our future communities

Following worldwide trends of rapid urbanisation and centralisation of all aspects of life and work, Australians are living in urban areas at higher rates than ever before. What is the impact of population growth on our housing system, services and suburbs? How can we ensure Australia’s swelling major and developing cities remain productive and liveable for all Australians?


Keynote presenters

Lucinda Hartley
CoFounder and CIO, Neighbourlytics
Lucinda Hartley is an urban designer and social entrepreneur who has spent the past decade pioneering innovative methods to improve the social sustainability of cities, now being implemented around the world. As a co-founder at Neighbourlytics, she brings her social innovati... view


Anna Bardsley
Associate Director - Policy and Research, Infrastructure Australia
Anna Bardsley is an Associate Director of Policy and Research at Infrastructure Australia where she provides advice to governments, industry and the community on productivity-enhancing infrastructure reforms. Anna was the project director of the Future Cities paper, released in ear... view