Jo Gillies

Name: Jo Gillies Position: Founder & Director Company: Archisoul Architects, Sydney   What do you enjoy the most, working in the field of construction & development? To me, the most enjoyable aspect of my profession is the conceptual creative thinking process that comes at the commencement of a project, this is where the intuitive vision…

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NDIS Housing and Living Event

Support to live independently makes up an enormous proportion of NDIS dollars and yet it is so frequently misunderstood by providers, planners and participants. This half-day workshop will cut through the confusion to provide an overview of the eligibility, function and pricing for different NDIS funding streams, including: Specialist Disability Accommodation Supported Independent Living (SIL)…

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Amanda Bulow

Name: Amanda Bulow Position: Founder & Chairperson Company: AWIC – Awesome Women in Construction   What do you enjoy the most, working in the field of construction & development? Meeting new people, making lifelong friends, the support that comes from the industry, learning something new every day and the joy of bringing dreams to reality…

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What California is doing to address 22% homelessness, how we can learn

California Democrats looking at cutting regulations to fix housing crisis. NAHB CEO Jerry Howard on the mortgage default rate reaching the highest level since the financial crisis and the rent-control proposal in California. Amid a housing crisis in California, state lawmakers are grappling with ways to address the growing issue. The state’s housing problem has been caused at least in…

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The federal government made it clear at the National Housing Conference that significant new spending isn’t likely

The federal government made it clear at the National Housing Conference that significant new spending isn’t likely. When more than a thousand delegates gathered in Darwin last week for Australia’s biennial national housing conference, they were welcomed by no fewer than three federal government ministers. By video, prime minister Scott Morrison, champion of “quiet Australians,” invoked…

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