History will be made for the Aboriginal housing sector in NSW with the announcement of the move towards the formation of a peak body for Aboriginal housing in NSW. Family and Community Services and Social Housing Minister Brad Hazzard will launch the move to establish the Aboriginal housing peak on 9th December 2016 at University of NSW CBD campus at 9.45am. The peak will ensure that Aboriginal housing providers have an independent collective voice.
Shelter has begun holding a series of consultation workshops over the rest of this year looking at the housing issues (for all tenure types) in each of the NSW Family & Community Services (FACS) regions to identify
On June 18, Minister for Family and Community Services, Brad Hazzard, announced the appointment of five new Board members to the Aboriginal Housing Office (AHO).
The appointments include a new Chair, Leah Armstrong, who replaces retiring Chair Michelle Craig. The other board members are: Leah Armstrong, Anthony Ashby, Damien Bidjara-Barnes, Neva Collings, Mayrah Sonter, Craig Taylor, Wendy Morgan, Guy Jones, Gavin Brown, Beverley Manton