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Houses, Homes & Hope: A Melbourne Conversation

Posted in Events by Kate Archdeacon on November 24th, 2009

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Houses, Homes & Hope: Creating Neighbourhoods That Are Better Places To Live – An event to discuss housing and safe neighbourhoods.

A range of local and international panellists will consider how affordable housing can give hope for low-income individuals and families trying to create safe homes. The panellists will also discuss the challenges of better designed neighbourhoods, health improvement, the future of the young and the changing nature of the “home”. Come along and have your say.

Thu 26 Nov 6pm to 7.30pm. Entry from 5.30pm

Panellists: Professor Peter Ambrose – Visiting Professor in Housing Studies, University of Brighton, UK; Professor Philippa Howden-Chapman – Professor of Public Health at the University of Otago, Wellington, New Zealand; Rob McGauran – Architect and Director MGS Architects, Melbourne; Mark O’Brien – CEO Tenants Union of Victorian, Melbourne; Dr Maree Pardy – Lecturer, School of Philosophy, Anthropology and Social Inquiry, The UoM

Moderator: Gary Spivak – Housing Development Officer, City of Port Phillip

Supper Room Level 3, Melbourne Town Hall, Swanston Street, All welcome, No charge

Presented in partnership with the 6th National Housing Conference and supported by the Victorian Government and the Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute.

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