AHURI and Homelessness Australia are pleased to announce that the 2020 National Homelessness Conference will be held in Canberra, 10 to 12 August at the National Convention Centre Canberra.
As the meeting place for the Federal Government, the 2020 Conference will present a unique opportunity to engage with our national leaders across all political parties on the state of homelessness in Australia.
We look forward to building on the success of the re-launched national gathering held in Melbourne in 2018.
Canberra being the meeting place of the Federal Government, the 2020 National Homelessness Conference will present a unique opportunity to engage with our national leaders across all political parties on the state of homelessness in Australia.
Who should attend?
This is a national conversation for policy leaders and housing and health professionals including:
- Homelessness, social, community and affordable housing providers and front-line workers
- Federal and state/territory government policy makers from the housing, social policy, health, mental health and human service sectors
- Peak industry representatives in housing, homelessness, social services, disability, health and mental health sectors
- Health and mental health service providers
- Policy influencers, academics, researches, students
- Individuals with lived experience
Social and networking opportunities
Monday 10 August – Welcome Function
Included the cost of a full registration and Tuesday day only registration is the Welcome Function being held at the National Gallery of Australia. Enjoy canapes, drinks, good company and this great networking opportunity as well as access to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Collection. Buses will leave from the National Convention Centre Canberra taking delegates to the National Gallery of Australia and returning to select hotels at the end of the evening – full details of which hotels will be provided closer to the event. Bus transfer is included in the cost of the event. Additional tickets are available for $90 each.
Tuesday 11 August – Networking Night
Media, Politics and Homelessness: the Networking Night will be held in the Mural Hall at Parliament House. This will be a great opportunity to network with members of Parliament, fellow delegates, political advisers and journalists whilst enjoying canapes and drinks. Buses will leave select hotels at allocated times (these will be advised closer to the date) and return to same hotels – this is included in the cost. This event has limited numbers and is not included in the cost of registration. Tickets are $130 each.