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We are pleased to make available video and presentations from AHURI conferences and events that have been delivered over the past 12 months. Select a relevant event to view materials. If you would like to access materials from an older event contact our events team at


15 November 2023
11.00am-12.30pm AEDT

Supporting first home buyers

While high house prices are often cited as the biggest challenge faced by first homebuyers, recent AHURI research highlights that the problem is significantly more complex. Critically, existing policy settings are likely to have exacerbated rather than alleviated the challenge faced by first homebuyers to finance home ownership. Politically seductive measures such as first homeowner grants and tax concessions have failed to arrest declining rates of home ownership.

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10 - 12 October 2023

Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre

National Housing Conference 2023

The National Housing Conference, Australia's premier housing event returns in 2023, which brings it back to the biennial schedule and will be in Brisbane for the first time. We are pleased to welcome the Queensland Government as Host Partner for NHC23.

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Date: Thursday, 15 June 2023
Time: 4.00-6.30pm AEST
Venue: Mercure Sydney, 818-820 George Street, Sydney, NSW 2000


AHURI Discussion Series: Private sector involvement in social and affordable housing

In late 2022 AHURI published the research report Private sector involvement in social and affordable housing, just days before the Federal Government announced the National Housing Accord. The research identified a range of models private sector investors and developers are using to finance or deliver social and affordable housing across different market segments and tenures in Australia and internationally.

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Date: Monday 28 November 2022
Time: 09.00am-5.00pm ACDT
Venue: Pullman Hotel Adelaide, 16 Hindmarsh Square, Adelaide, SA 5000

Renting in Australia - challenges and reforms

About the conference

The rental market in Australia has dramatically changed over the past two years due to the COVID-19 pandemic, impacting tenants, landlords, real estate agents, advocacy groups as well as all levels of government.

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