Building for better lives / Conference sessions

Minor concurrent session

Thursday 30 November 2017
1.30pm – 3.00pm
Meeting room C4.8, ICC

MIN1: Collaboration, culture and community: leading practice in homelessness

Programs that promote community-wide collaboration and involvement can make a significant difference to helping people who are experiencing homelessness. This session features a series of presentations that consider whole of community responses to homelessness including culturally appropriate solutions for Indigenous people and community development programs that provide genuine choice for at risk young people.


Paul Tommasini & Mark Davidson, Ipswich Independent Youth Service

Paul Edginton, SYC Limited

Robyn Sutherland, Uniting Communities

Suraya Naidoo, Housing SA

Dr Clare Townsend (PhD), Synapse

Jenny Ranft, Wentworth Community Housing