Speaker

Penny Carr

CEO, Tenants Queensland

 Penny Carr

Penny Carr is the CEO of Tenants Queensland where she has worked since 1998.

Penny Carr graduated with a bachelor of Social Work from the University of Queensland, holds a Graduate Certificate in Housing Management and Policy from Swinburne University and is a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

Penny has worked for over 25 years in the community sector and has a keen interest in social policy. The main focus of her work has been with homeless young people, in youth affairs broadly and housing and tenancy.

Penny convenes the National Association of Tenant Organisations (NATO) and is currently the contact for the International Union of Tenants in Australia.

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Wednesday 28 August 2019
10.40am – 12.10pm
Darwin Convention Centre

Major concurrent session

Generation Rent

More than a quarter of all Australian households are private renters, with the sector growing at twice the rate of all households between 2006 and 2016. Along with growth, the sector is fragmenting, particularly at the low-price end of the market. How can we ensure a fair and equitable system for the growing number of ... view