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CPRC Policy Connect Series Forum #1 - The Renter's Journey

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Melbourne CBD

Melbourne, VIC 3000

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Please join us for the first forum in the CPRC Policy Connect Series, bringing together thought leaders from across fields and sectors to discuss the big questions in rental reform and innovation.

Taking a consumer-centred approach, this landmark event aims to change the policy conversation around the private rental system. Collectively we will explore how to:

  • Empower consumers

  • Deliver a more inclusive and responsive housing market

  • Find fresh solutions for intractable challenges in delivering housing and homes for all Australians


Key speakers:

  • Dr Heather Holst (Keynote)
    Commissioner for Residential Tenancies, Government of Victoria

  • Emma King (Keynote)
    CEO, Victorian Council of Social Services (VCOSS)

  • Justin Butterworth
    CEO and Founder, Snug.com

  • Greg Bader
    CEO, Rent.com.au

  • Simon Cohen
    Deputy Secretary, Regulation and Director, Consumer Affairs Victoria, Victorian State Department of Justice and Community Safety

  • Erin Turner
    Director - Campaigns and Communications, CHOICE

  • Professor Kath Hulse
    Director - Centre for Urban Transitions, Swinburne University of Technology

  • Brendan Coates
    Australian Perspectives Fellow, Grattan Institute

  • Gavin Dufty
    Policy and Research Manager, St Vincent de Paul Society


Program overview:

9:00am

Opening and welcome from Catherine Wolthuizen, CPRC Chair

9:20am

Intro to CPRC Policy Connect Series from Lauren Solomon, CPRC CEO

9:30am

Keynote #1 - A changing policy landscape from Dr Heather Holst (Victorian Commissioner for Residential Tenancies)

9:50am

Speaker #1 - Emma King (CEO,Victorian Council of Social Services)

10:00am

Speaker #2 - Simon Cohen (Deputy Secretary, Regulation; Director, Consumer Affairs Victoria, Victorian State Department of Justice & Community Safety)

10:10am

Panel Discussion with Dr Heather Holst, Emma King & Simon Cohen

10:30am

Morning Tea

11:00am

CPRC Renter’s Journey Report presentation from Dr Steven Curry, CPRC Senior Research & Policy Officer

11:45am

Panel #1 - Changing needs and demands of tenants: innovation, the digital age and the future of renting with Justin Butterworth (CEO & Founder, Snug), Greg Bader (CEO, Rent.com.au) & Kath Hulse (Director - Centre for Urban Transitions, Swinburne)

12:45pm

Lunch

1:30pm

Panel #2 - Where is home for marginalised consumers? with Brendan Coates (Fellow, Grattan Institute) & Gavin Dufty (Policy & Research Manager, St Vincent De Paul Society) *

2:30pm

Panel #3 - Looking to the future: opportunities for change with Erin Turner (Director - Campaigns and Communications, CHOICE) *

3:30pm

Drawing back and presenting the user experience

3:45pm

Close


* Further speakers to be announced shortly.

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