Speaker

Yvette Park

Director Strategy, Department of Housing, Local Government and Community Development (NT)

 Yvette Park

Yvette is the Director, Strategy in the (NT) Department of Housing, Local Government and Community Development and is leading the implementation of the NT Homelessness Strategy   2018-23 and the development of the NT Housing Strategy.

Yvette was born and raised in Alice Springs and moved to Darwin from Sydney, where she worked for the NSW government for over a decade across housing and homelessness policy and programs focusing on the needs of Aboriginal people.

Prior to employment in the housing and homelessness sector, Yvette worked for the Australian Human Rights Commission and the Central Land Council in Alice Springs.

Yvette has a Masters of Legal Studies from UNSW and is a former National President of YWCA Australia (2009-2012) and former Director of YWCA NSW (2005-2009).

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Thursday 29 August 2019
3.30pm – 5.00pm

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