Conference Presentation

Housing When? - The Evidence

2 April 2009

  

The Mercy Foundation and the City of Sydney were pleased to host a one day forum that explored and discussed a range of policies, practices and services that have helped to reduce and solve homelessness in other parts of the world and in Australia.

Thursday 2 April 2009, Sydney Masonic Centre, 9am-5pm
 

PROGRAM

Welcome to country
Welcome by the Deputy Lord Mayor of the City of Sydney: Councillor Marcelle Hoff
 

KEYNOTE ADDRESS

Mr Philip Mangano: Executive Director United States Interagency Council on Homelessness
 

VIDEOCONFERENCE WITH NEW YORK CITY

Ms Rosanne Haggerty: Founder and President of Common Ground
Dr Sam Tsemberis: Founder and Executive Director of Pathways to Housing
 

PRESENTATIONS

Ms Sarah Bartley & Mr Trevor Clark: some consumer perspectves
  • Being and leaving homelessness podcasts (coming soon)
Ms Liz Giles: Manager Homelessness Unit, City of Sydney
Mercy Foundation’s 2009 Social Justice Award
 

KEYNOTE ADDRESS

Mr Rokus Loopik: The Netherlands
 

PRESENTATIONS

Ms Madge McGuire: Director, Catherine House Adelaide
Felicity Reynolds: CEO Mercy Foundation
Mr Stephen Nash: CEO Homeground and Chair of the Australian Common Ground Alliance
 

PANEL DISCUSSION

'The Australian Context’
  • Ms Sue Cripps: Homelessness NSW
  • Mr Stephen Nash: Homeground,Victoria
  • Ms Karyn Walsh: Micah Projects Inc. – Brisbane Homelessness Service Centre
  • Ms Madge McGuire: Catherine House
  • Mr John Macmillan: Housing NSW
 

CONCLUDING REMARKS & CLOSE

  • Housing When? Housing Now! by Philip Mangano
  • Feedback for Housing When? (coming soon)
  • For more information contact: Joanne on 02 9699 8726 or Katie on02 9265 9667