Jody Broun

CEO, Aboriginal Housing Office

 Jody Broun

Jody Broun has 30 years experience in Aboriginal affairs at national and state levels in WA and NSW. This has included Co-Chairperson of the National Congress of Australia’s First Peoples, Director General of Aboriginal Affairs in NSW and Executive Director of Aboriginal Housing and Infrastructure in the WA Department of Housing and Works. Jody’s commitment is to community decision making and empowerment through strong community governance and employment. This commitment to education of Aboriginal people has continued since my initial degree and employment as a teacher in the foundation staff of Clontarf Aboriginal College. She has also had a successful career as an artist, winning the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Art Award in 1998 and the Canberra Art Award in 2005.

Related sessions
Wednesday 28 August 2019
10.40am – 12.10pm

Major concurrent session

Pathways and priorities for Australia’s Indigenous housing

Appropriate and affordable housing is a vital foundation for wellbeing that supports education and employment pathways, yet many Indigenous Australians still face overwhelming housing challenges. With housing identified as a priority for a renewed Closing the Gap strategy, this panel will unpack the common challenges across Australian states and territories and explore the priorities and ... view
Thursday 29 August 2019
9.05am – 9.30am

Plenary session

Indigenous housing perspectives from Canada

Margaret Pfoh, CEO, Aboriginal Housing Management Association and board member of the Canadian Housing Renewal Association and the Indigenous Housing Caucus delivers the international keynote address on sector-wide strategies to improve Indigenous housing outcomes in Canada. Margaret will be joined by a panel of international and local experts to explore advocating for Indigenous housing in the ... view