Housing future communities /

Minor concurrent session

Wednesday 28 August 2019
3.30pm – 5.00pm

Sustaining tenancies in social housing

A series of short presentations, followed by Q&A, will explore initiatives and policy reform that support the tenancies of vulnerable households, whose complex needs often lead to instability and constant transition.

This session is sponsored by:
HousingFirst - web



Dr Chris Martin
Research Fellow, Cities Futures Research Centre, UNSW
Dr Chris Martin is a research fellow at City Futures Research Centre, UNSW Sydney, where he specialises in rental housing. His recent research investigates private rental sector institutions in Australia and internationally (the AHURI Inquiry in the Future of Priva... view
Annemaree Callander
CEO, Brisbane Youth Service
Annemaree Callander is the CEO of Brisbane Youth Service (BYS) which has been providing “New Futures for Young People” in Brisbane since 1977.  Brisbane Youth Service supports young people aged 12-25 and their accompanying children to find and maintain housin... view
Christine Kanellakis
Executive General Manager Strategy and Business Development, Broadspectrum
Christine drives sustainable business growth through value creation strategies with a social impact. She is currently Executive General Manager Strategy and Business Development for the Defence and Social Infrastructure Sector of Broadspectrum. In this rol... view
Shane Jakupec
Regional Manager, Neami National
Shane Jakupec works as a regional manager for Neami National in NSW. He has worked in the community managed mental health sector since 2000 and been working with the specialist homelessness sector since 2012. He has worked with programs su... view


Michelle Mackenzie
Chief Executive Officer, Shelter WA
Michelle Mackenzie became Shelter WA’s CEO In March 2018. Michelle has a passion for social justice, human rights and working with people to advocate and deliver more affordable and diverse housing choice. She is passionate about working collaboratively, facilitating t... view