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Leading journalists join National Homelessness Conference

Conference program complete with the inclusion of Sarah Abo and Tom Elliott

25 July 2018


Sarah Abo

The National Homelessness Conference program is complete with the addition of two leading Australian media personalities. SBS World News presenter Sarah Abo will facilitate our Monday plenary session ‘National responses to homelessness’ while Melbourne radio Drive presenter from 3AW, Tom Elliott joins the panel ‘Changing attitudes to homelessness’ – an in-depth examination of how the media reports on homelessness.

Sarah Abo joined SBS World News in Melbourne as a presenter and reporter in 2013. She has worked as a US Presidential Election correspondent, anchor of SBS's Brazil World Cup coverage, and reported for international current affairs program, Dateline. Locally, she has covered a range of major stories including the Victorian bushfires, the 2013 federal election campaign and the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse.


Tom Elliott

Tom Elliott is a social commentator and media personality. Since 2013 he has been the host of 3AW's Drive. Tom broadcasts on the popular Melbourne radio station weekdays 3 - 6 pm. He writes regularly for the Herald Sun, and has a long history in community radio and TV. Tom has a background in finance and politics.

The National Homelessness Conference 2018—Ending homelessness together—is convened by AHURI in partnership with Homelessness Australia, and will take place in Melbourne on Mon 6 and Tue 7 August 2018.

To learn more and to register for the conference, visit the event page on the AHURI website.