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HousingWORKS October 2014

This issue showcases some recent excellent examples of social housing design and construction, and some of the best thinking by housing professionals on our approaches to inclusive housing design.

A Word from the Hon. Bill Marmion MLA
WA Minister for Housing, Mines and Petroleum 

New Housing for Young People with Autism
Judy Sutherland and James Henry, Housing Choices Australia

How New Zealand’s Wellington City Council is Building a Better Community
Bob Hall, Principal of RJHA, Consultant to the Housing Upgrade Programme

The Magical Muir Street Project
HousingWORKS talks to Jason Cubit, Horizon Housing’s CEO

Exploring Innovative Construction Systems
Michelle Moore-Fonesca, Manager, Marketing and Communications, SGCH
Greg Bachmayer, Assistant Development Manager, SGCH

Asking the Right Questions of Bricks and Mortar in an NDIS World
Nicholas Loder, Senior Project Officer, NSW Land and Housing Corporation, Family and Community Services

Good Homes are the Foundation of Good Lives
Kay Saville-Smith, Research Director, Centre for Research, Evaluation and Social Assesment (CRESA) 

Providing Inclusive and Accessible Housing in New Zealand
Andrew Wilson, Manager, Accessible Properties NZ Ltd. Nigel Smith, Housing Development Manager, Accessible Properties NZ Ltd


Sophia’s: Designing a Sense of Home and Community
Dr Rob Leslie, CEO, Yarra Community Housing