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HousingWORKS December 2015

December 2015 is a a joint edition in partnership with AHURI and the WA Housing Authority – to mark the National Housing Conference 2015! It is packed with interesting articles by some of the key conference presenters. We also proudly toast the winners of the prestigious 2015 AHI Professional Excellence in Housing Awards.



Perth Shines for the National Housing Conference 2015 
Dr Ian Winter, Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute (AHURI)

A Word from The Hon. Colin Holt MLC 
WA Minister for Housing; Racing and Gaming

International Keynote Address: Meeting the Challenge to Produce Affordable Rental Housing in Australia
Dr David Paul Rosen, DRA, USA

Understanding the End of a Social Housing Tenancy – A Critical Juncture Along the Housing Continuum
Suzanne Bermingham and Yvette Park, New South Wales Department of Family and Community Services

Aboriginal Community Collaboration: The Path to Better Housing
Peter Lonsdale, Director of Aboriginal Housing, WA Housing Authority

Housing’s Welfare Role in an Ageing Society 
Professor Gavin Wood, RMIT University

The Fate of Two Frogs and Melbourne’s Housing Crisis 
Robert Pradolin, Frasers Property Australia

Supply-Side or Demand-Side Assistance for NDIS Participants? 
Dr Ilan Wiesel, University of NSW, and Associate Professor Daphne Habibis, University of Tasmania

Can Demand-Side Interventions and Individual Forms of Provision Serve as a Basis for Housing Reform?
Professor Keith Jacobs, University of Tasmania

Planning for Liveable Cities 
Kate Breen, Director at Affordable Development Outcomes

Federally Speaking – Public Housing is a Matter for All 
Honorary Associate Professor Julie Lawson, Centre for Urban Research, RMIT

A Toast to our Housing Industry
A round-up of the 2015 AHI Awards night
Meet the Award Winners. All the winners and what they had to say 

A Career in Housing 
Mike Allen 

Meet an AHI Corporate Member 
Evolve Housing

Meet a New AHI Member 
Sarah Reilly, Director, Cred Consulting

The full version of the magazine is available on-line in the Members Only section of the web-site.