Leeanne Caton

CEO, Yilli Rreung Housing Aboriginal Corporation

 Leeanne Caton

Leeanne is a Kalkadoon Woman who was raised and educated in Darwin. She has Family and Cultural connections in the NT, SA, WA and Qld.

Leeanne  has worked in the Aboriginal Affairs arena, operationally, strategically and in senior management in the NT, WA and Commonwealths governments, across all social indicator areas over the past thirty years, inclusive of Aboriginal Housing.

In April 2018, Leeanne commenced in the role of CEO of Yilli Rreung Housing Aboriginal Corporation. The organisation has been in operation for fifteen years and has just achieved it’s 10th “Unqualified Audit”.

Yilli Rreung Housing provides property management services to over two hundred properties in the Darwin and greater Darwin region and has recently achieved registration under the National Regulatory System for Community Housing.

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
Wednesday 28 August 2019
3.30pm – 5.00pm

Minor concurrent session

Indigenous housing: collaborating with communities

This session will highlight a range of service models and housing strategies built through community collaboration. The session will explore self-determination, how mainstream organisations can support indigenous objectives and how to foster genuine par... view