PROGRAM

Our Program

The Community Housing 2020 theme – Community. Opportunity. Growth. – will highlight the current and growing shortfall of accessible and affordable housing in Australia.

PROGRAM*

*Session and speakers are subject to change

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Tuesday
2020-03-31
Wednesday
2020-04-01
09:00 - 10:30
Opening Plenary – Day One

Welcome to Country
Welcome – CHIA NSW, CEO
Opening Keynote – Economic Trends and the Outlook for Housing Demand in Australia

10:30 - 11:00
Morning Tea
11:00 - 12:15
Community: Sustaining tenancies – achieving better outcomes through successful partnerships

How can CHPs partner better with service providers to provide better outcomes and more sustainable tenancies?

11:00 - 12:15
Opportunity: Telling Stories that Resonate

How can the community housing sector work together to change perceptions of social and affordable housing within Government and the community?

11:00 - 12:15
Growth: Good Growth – Pipedream or Possibility?

Does good growth exist? How can growing cities and regional communities create sustainable and vibrant communities?

11:00 - 12:15
Emerging Leaders: Building a Career in Community Housing

Hear from leaders in the CHP sector about building a career

12:15 - 13:30
Lunch
13:30 - 15:00
Community: Innovative Responses to Homelessness – the role for CHPs

What role can CHPs play in developing and implementing innovative responses to homelessness for young people and women and children experiencing domestic and fmily violence?

13:30 - 15:00
Opportunity: Delivering Affordable Housing in NSW

This session will explore the effectiveness of NSW’s affordable housing policies, innovative responses to delivering affordable housing and what can be done to generate a long term solution to demand for low-cost housing.

 

13:30 - 15:00
Growth: Long term partnerships, sustainable providers, successful communities – the success of the Social Housing Management Transfer program

This session will consider the success of the SHMT program, the long term risks and opportunities for CHPs and possible ways forward for SHMT.

 

13:30 - 15:00
Emerging Leaders: Effective leadership
15:00 - 15:30
Afternoon Tea
15:30 - 17:00
Closing Plenary – Day One

Housing Policy – where has it gone, where does it need to go?

State and federal housing policies have not kept pace with demand and demographic and other changes . How can we build better solutions to the growing problem of housing demand?

 

 

19:00 - 23:00
Conference Dinner

The dinner will be held at Dockside, Cockle Bay Wharf, Darling Park. Dress code is Smart Casual.

07:30 - 08:45
CEO Breakfast – invitation only
09:15 - 10:30
Opening Plenary – Day Two

Welcome & Introduction
Address from the Minister for Water, Property and Housing, the Hon. Melinda Pavey, MP
Day Two Opening Keynote – to be announced


 

 

10:30 - 11:00
Morning Tea
11:00 - 12:30
Community: Creating Better Communities through Urban Renewal

Session content to be confirmed

11:00 - 12:30
Opportunity: Building the Capacity of the ACHP Sector

How is the ACHP sector working to build its ability to create a successful and sustainable Aboriginal community housing sector?

11:00 - 12:30
Growth: Successful Partnerships, Delivering More Housing

Successful partnerships with the private sector, government and other not-for-profits are an important part of the community housing sector’s ability to deliver more homes. This session will look at case studies of the different approaches to partnerships and what makes them successful.

11:00 - 12:30
Governance: Changing Needs of Boards in Evolving Sector

As the community housing sector grows and changes, the boards of CHPs will face different challenges and opportunities. How do you make sure that your Board is keeping up?

12:30 - 13:30
Lunch
13:30 - 15:00
Community: Engaging with local communities

How can the community housing sector engage more effectively with local communities and work with them to deliver low-cost housing and cohesive communities?

13:30 - 15:00
Opportunity: Local councils – at the heart of better planning and communities

Session content to be confirmed

13:30 - 15:00
Growth: Financing Future Housing

The continued growth of the community housing sector will need new responses to how new growth is financed. How are we responding to this challenge?

13:30 - 15:00
Governance: Understanding Risk from a Board Perspective

How can Board effectively manage risk in their organisation?

15:00 - 15:30
Afternoon Tea
15:30 - 17:00
Closing Plenary – Day Two

Closing Speaker to be announced

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*The schedule above is subject to change.

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