National Homelessness Conference 2018
Senior Project Officer, Homelessness NSW
Chris Hartley is the Senior Project Officer with Homelessness NSW. Chris has recognised expertise in developing creative and empowering mechanisms to enable people experiencing homelessness to participate in systemic advocacy, including the establishment of Street Care (the first advisory group in NSW consisting entirely of people with a lived experience of homelessness). Chris work with Street Care and in consumer participation led to projects receipt of a Law and Justice Foundation Award and his nomination for an Australian Human Rights Award and the Law and Justice Foundation’s Justice Medal. Chris is also a recognised leader in the not-for-profit sector, including through his previous position as CEO of the Fair Trade Association of Australia and New Zealand.