The Future of Australian Housing 2017 – this changes everything

1st Jun 2017 - 2nd Jun 2017
08:00 AM - 05:00 PM


With more to be confirmed...

The Hon. Mick de Brenni MP

Minister for Housing and Public Works, Minister for Sport and State Member for Springwood, Queensland Government    ... More

Saul Eslake

Independent Economist, Corinna Economic Advisory
Saul Eslake worked as an economist in the Australian financial markets for more than 25 years,... More

The Hon. Chris Bowen MP

Shadow Treasurer and Federal Member for McMahon, Australian Labour Party
Chris Bowen was elected to the Federal Parliament as Member for Prospect in October 2004 having... More

Jamie Durie OAM

Moderator for Day Two, President of Durie Design and TV Presenter
Jamie has been an advocate of long term thinking regarding our environment and community. He has... More

Steven Persson

Chief Executive Officer, The Big Issue in Australia / Homes for Homes
Steven, a social entrepreneur, has been CEO of The Big Issue in Australia since 2005. The Big ... More

Lisa Tierney

Group Chief Operating Officer, Compass Housing
Commencing her career in finance within mergers and acquisitions for the US Investment bank... More

Danielle Hannah and Teresa Reed

CEO and Director, Jack Reed Barbershop
Jack Reed Barber Shop is the work of these two peninsular locals who wanted to bring back the... More

Corinne Henderson

Senior Policy Advisor, Mental Health Coordinating Council
Corinne Henderson is Principal Advisor/ Policy and Legislative Reform at the Mental Health... More

Rhianon Vichta

Research and Evaluation Coordinator, Brisbane Youth Service
Rhianon Vichta is the Research and Evaluation Coordinator for Brisbane Youth Service, which has... More

Shane Jamieson

Youngcare Connect Manager, Youngcare
Shane has been a member of the Youngcare staff for the past five years, having worked in the... More

Murray Thompson

Housing Chaplain Team Leader, Churches of Christ Housing Services Limited

Ken Langston

Head of Government and Sector Relationships, Community Sector Banking
Ken has been working with Community Sector Banking since 2012. Recent appointments include Head... More

Adrian Pisarski

Executive Officer, National Shelter
Adrian Pisarski has a 35 year history in the community sector including roles with housing,... More

Laura Barnes

Senior Manager Practice, Research and Policy, QLD Council of Social Service (QCOSS)
Laura most recently developed the state government’s Regional Queensland Back to Work... More

Dr Judy Kraatz

Senior Research Fellow with the Cities Research Centre, Griffith University
Judy’s research builds on over twenty-five years of professional activity in the built... More

Maria Leebeek

Team Leader of the Innovation, Performance and Evaluation Team, Micah Projects Inc.
Maria has a range of experience in the human services from direct practice to organizational... More

Matthew Cox

Director, Logan Together
After chairing the working party that established the Logan Together initiative during... More

Brett Hanna

Regional Housing Ltd, Regional Housing Ltd
Brett has over 20 years’ experience in the delivery of frontline housing and homelessness... More

Marcus Spiller

Principal and Partner, SGS Economics and Planning
Marcus is a founding partner at SGS. He has extensive experience in public policy analysis as an... More

Mandy Doon

Community Pty Ltd, Director and Lawyer
Mandy is a lawyer, with many years of experience in not-for-profit corporate and privacy law.... More

Professor Peter Phibbs

Urban & Regional Planning & Policy, University of Sydney
Peter Phibbs is a geographer, planner and social economist who been undertaking housing research... More

Georgia Rose Mackay

Beginning her musical journey in the home of The Beatles - Liverpool, England - Georgia listened... More

Tim Cox

MC and Moderator, Tim Cox Talks
Tim was a stalwart of ABC Radio in Tasmania, then nationally, then here in Queensland, winning... More

Kevin Doodney

CEO and Founder, LJ Hooker and Future Housing Taskforce
In the past 35 years Kevin has sold over 15,000 land lots, received over 180 industry awards and... More

Mark Doonar

Executive Director, Brisbane Development Association, Project Director, APP Corporation
In addition to his role of Executive Director of the BDA, Mark is a Project Director in Urban... More

Jeremy McLeod

Founding Director, Breathe Architecture
Jeremy leads a team of dedicated architects that have built a reputation for delivering high... More

Dr Josh Byrne BSc(Hons)(EnvSc), DipHort, PhD

Director, Josh Byrne & Associates
Josh is the Director of JBA and is a widely respected sustainability practitioner and... More

Kerry Shepherd

Co-founder, Landmatters and The Ecovillage Community Company at Currumbin Valley
Kerry Shepherd and her husband had a dream to live a sustainable life. Out of this dream the... More

Rachel Watson

Chair of Queensland Shelter and Manager for Service Innovation and New Business at Wesley Mission Queensland, Q Shelter and Wesley Mission QLD
Rachel Watson is the Chair of Queensland Shelter and Manager for Service Innovation and New... More

Paul Graham

Chief Economist Energy, CSIRO
In this role he is responsible for advice on the global and national economic context relevant... More

The Property Games

Follow this human experiment proving that education and correct mentoring creates high monetary... More

Harry Carrick

Director, Tara Consulting
Harry has been in the development and not-for-profit space for many years. Harry has been... More
The theme of the conference this year is The Future of Australian Housing 2017 - this changes everything
Some examples of the topics our speakers will cover are:
Professional development workshops
Youth housing and homelessness
Mental Health – Trauma informed care
Collective Impact and social change
Outcomes measurement
Service integration
Financing affordable housing
Developing housing for people with Disability / National Disability Insurance Scheme
Homelessness models