Following last week’s announcement of six exciting sessions for the first day of the NHC’s jam-packed program, the second day of concurrent sessions is now online and outlined below. This block of concurrent sessions welcomes a range of expert speakers on important topics, which sit under the conference’s theme of Housing future communities.
This session examines leading programs from across the country that combine stable housing with training, education and employment pathways to support better outcomes for residents.
David Sellars, MAX Solutions
Elana Turner, Cherie Jolly and Joe Gannon, Uniting SA
Sarah Kingsbeer and Melinda Everitt, Bridge Housing Ltd
Lynette Graham, Programmed Facility Management
Two contemporary research presentations and an expert panel investigate what factors contribute to better long-term safety and housing outcomes for women.
Assoc. Prof. Jan Breckenridge, UNSW Sydney
Dr Kathleen Flanagan, University of Tasmania
This session examines the risks of youth homelessness and explores in detail new ways of working in collaboration to improve long-term housing options for young people.
Rhianon Vichta-Ohlsen, Brisbane Youth Service
Queensland Youth Housing Coalition Inc
Kai Schweizer, Curtin University
Local government has a key role in the future of affordable housing. This session looks at case studies of local governments that have developed affordable housing strategies in their jurisdiction.
Prof Andrew Beer, University of South Australia
Liz de Chastel, Australian Local Government Association
Judy Stubbs, Judith Stubbs and Associates
Culturally appropriate service coordination better supports Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and families in need of housing. This session explores co-design, self-determination and critical success factors for Aboriginal CHPs and integrated service providers.
Elizabeth Ervine, NSW Aboriginal Housing Office
Kieran Wong and Dwayne McInnes, Fulcrum Agency
Tom Slockee and Kim Sinclair, SEARMS
Additional speakers TBC
A series of case studies where environmental responsibility and efficiency is at the centre of housing programs including energy efficiency decision-making in the apartment building to improving energy efficiency in the community housing sector.
Matthew Daly University of Wollongong
Andrew Brooks SGCH
Jess Pomeroy, CHIA VIC and Alex Houlston, Energy for the People
Rory Martin, Frasers Property Australia
View the full draft program below:
Stay tuned for the last block of concurrent sessions, announced next week!