National Homelessness Conference 2018
Director Strategy, Department of Housing and Community Development (NT)
Yvette is the Director, Strategy in the Department of Housing and Community Development (NT) and is leading the development of the NT Homelessness Strategy that is due for release later in 2018.
Yvette was born and raised in Alice Springs and has moved to Darwin from Sydney, where she worked for the NSW government for over a decade across housing and homelessness policy and programs focusing on the needs of Aboriginal people.
Prior to employment in the housing and homelessness sector, Yvette worked for the Australian Human Rights Commission and the Central Land Council in Alice Springs.
Yvette has a Masters of Legal Studies from UNSW and is a former National President of YWCA Australia (2009-2012) and former Director of YWCA NSW (2005-2009).