Speaker

Sorcha Walshe

Stakeholder Engagement Officer, Shelter SA

 Sorcha Walshe

Sorcha is a human services professional currently working as Stakeholder Engagement Officer at Shelter SA, the peak body for housing in South Australia. She has a strong interest in researching social issues and inequalities, supported by her background in anthropology, gender studies, and social analysis. Sorcha has researched South Australian domestic violence legislation, policy and service delivery, and presented the findings and recommendations to government and human service workers. She recently contributed to a research project looking at the challenges and opportunities in the private rental market for Aboriginal peoples. Sorcha has a passion for stakeholder engagement and communications, and helps organise and conduct workshops focussing on housing solutions and innovation in regional areas.

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Wednesday 28 August 2019
3.30pm – 5.00pm

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Opening doors to private rental

Facilitated by National Shelter, this session explores the rise of not for profit real estate agencies and new models for helping disadvantaged households overcome barriers to access and sustain tenancies in the private rent... view