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Minister Angus Taylor announced as keynote speaker at AHURI Melbourne conference

Assistant Minister for Cities and Digital Transformation will deliver a keynote plenary address

23 May 2017

AHURI is pleased to announce that the Hon Angus Taylor MP, Assistant Minister for Cities and Digital Transformation, will deliver a keynote plenary address at the next national AHURI conference, Affordability and liveability in our cities.

The Minister’s portfolios stretch across the whole of government to improve city liveability and tackle long standing issues of traffic congestion, housing affordability and the need to create jobs closer to where people live. He has a focus on regional cities and outer suburban cities.

The conference, to be held in Melbourne on Thursday 29 June 2017, will focus on the importance of affordable housing to developing and sustaining productive and liveable cities, and will incorporate the latest AHURI research.

Minister Taylor joins the Victorian Treasurer Tim Pallas who will also deliver a keynote address at the conference, and the ministerial presentations will be followed by sessions examining the following topics:

  • How does affordable housing link to productivity in our cities? The launch of the final report from the AHURI Inquiry into housing polices, labour force participation and economic growth.
  • What is a City Deal? An overview of the UK City Deals and in-depth analysis of the new Western Sydney City Deal in development.
  • How is affordable housing being developed to support the productivity, liveability and sustainability of our cities?

Register to attend the conference