Conference papers

13 December 2016

Julie Forman from the Tenants' Union summarises the lessons from the forum

2 November 2016

In this presentation, Alan Morris outlines the findings of his interviews with tenants affected by the forced relocation of public housing tenants from Millers Point, The Rocks and the Sirius building

2 November 2016

In this presentation, Paul Vevers provides a FACS response to the report, A Contemporary Forced Urban Removal.

24 August 2016

Information on the series of consultation workshops Shelter is holding over the rest of this year looking at the housing issues (for all tenure types – ownership, private rental and social housing) in each of the NSW Family & Community Services (FACS) regions to identify:

  • What are the key housing issues faced in each region?
  • What successful or promising solutions to these issues are present in the region?

Tuesday, 7 June 2016

The forum covered:

  • A background to the election from Richard Dennis (Australia Institute)
  • The national Vote Home campaign (Adrian Pisarski)
  • The ALP housing policy (Senator Jenny McAllister)
  • The Greens housing policy (Senator Lee Rhiannon)
  • Summary of Coalition public statements on housing (session chair)

What makes for a sucessful campaign:

  • Cancer Council (Kelly Williams)
  • Choice (Tilly South)
  • Council to Homeless Persons (Kate Colvin)

Presentations available here are from

  • Adrian Pisarski
  • Kelly Williams
  • Tilly South
24 August 2016

National Shelter Executive Officer, Adrian Pisarski, explains each of the 5 ask of the Vote Home campaign and explains the reasons for them

Tuesday, 7 June 2016

The forum covered:

  • A background to the election from Richard Dennis (Australia Institute)
  • The national Vote Home campaign (Adrian Pisarski)
  • The ALP housing policy (Senator Jenny McAllister)
  • The Greens housing policy (Senator Lee Rhiannon)
  • Summary of Coalition public statements on housing (session chair)

What makes for a sucessful campaign:

  • Cancer Council (Kelly Williams)
  • Choice (Tilly South)
  • Council to Homeless Persons (Kate Colvin)

Presentations available here are from

  • Adrian Pisarski
  • Kelly Williams
  • Tilly South
24 August 2016

Outlines the elements of a successful Cancer Council campaign

Tuesday, 7 June 2016

The forum covered:

  • A background to the election from Richard Dennis (Australia Institute)
  • The national Vote Home campaign (Adrian Pisarski)
  • The ALP housing policy (Senator Jenny McAllister)
  • The Greens housing policy (Senator Lee Rhiannon)
  • Summary of Coalition public statements on housing (session chair)

What makes for a sucessful campaign:

  • Cancer Council (Kelly Williams)
  • Choice (Tilly South)
  • Council to Homeless Persons (Kate Colvin)

Presentations available here are from

  • Adrian Pisarski
  • Kelly Williams
  • Tilly South
24 August 2016

Till South outlines a Choice campaign on free range eggs

Presentations and readings from the 2016 Housing economics for non-economists lecture series

24 August 2016

Readings for the Tax & Housing lecture

Presentations and readings from the 2016 Housing economics for non-economists lecture series

24 August 2016

Readings for the Tax & Housing lecture.

CGT main residence exemption: why removing the tax exemption for homes over $2 million is good for the budget, the economy & fairness. Th Australia Institute, 2016

Presentations and readings from the 2016 Housing economics for non-economists lecture series

24 August 2016

Readings for the Tax & Housing lecture