In August 2023 the NSW Government appointed Trina Jones as New South Wales’s first State Rental Commissioner, a role that is positioned within the NSW Department of Fair Trading. In this AHURI Viewpoint we speak with Trina about the challenges and ambitions of her new role.
The biennial National Housing Conference was abuzz once again on 10-12 October 2023, bringing together around 1300 leaders from across the Australian housing and homelessness sectors to examine and plot A Way Forward for housing in Australia. NHC 2023 was convened in Brisbane by AHURI with the support of the Queensland Government and 25 generous sponsors.
Low remuneration, short term contracts and competitive funding models are resulting in experienced staff leaving the specialist homelessness services industry, new AHURI research warns.
Viewpoint: Aboriginal Housing Company Chair Alisi Tutuila talks innovation in delivering affordable housing
In this Viewpoint interview for AHURI News, we spoke with Alisi Tutuila, Chair of the Aboriginal Housing Company, about how the Company’s innovative Pemulwuy Project in Sydney’s Redfern has created an inspirational new model for delivering affordable housing for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
In this Viewpoint interview for AHURI News, we spoke with Susan Lloyd-Hurwitz, chair of the National Housing Supply and Affordability Council and the CEO of Mirvac Group, to understand how the Council will help Government to deliver new housing supply.