Conference papers

8 June 2017

Mary Perkins, Shelter NSW’s Executive Officer will be leaving at the end of June. After 16 yrs in the role she believes it’s time for her to step back from a job she loves  and for someone else to lead Shelter. Please join us to celebrate this special occasion and help send her off in style!
Date: Tuesday 27 June • 4pm–8pm (formalities start 5.30pm) Where:  Newtown Neighbourhood Centre, 1 Bedford Street, Newtown  Opp Newtown Train Station. Buses from city–422,423,426,428 &M30. RSVP:  www.trybooking.com/QHKC
 

10 May 2017

In May/June 2017, Shelter and the Tenants Union ran a series of forums on the forthcoming transfers from public to community housing. The presentations from FACS and the NSW Federation of Housing Associations are here:

 

10 May 2017

NSW Federation of Housing Associations presentation - Consulting and engaging with tenants

 

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