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Epping Club

45-47 Rawson Street

The Grand Ballroom

Epping, NSW 2121

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Join us for a FREE half-day affordable housing conference. This is a rare opportunity to bring together decision makers, support providers, essential services and residents. The forum will be a chance to identify what the future housing needs are, assess any potential road blocks and devise effective solutions.


AGENDA:

8:15 - 8:45: Arrival Registration/Tea & Coffee

8:45 - 8:55: Acknowledgement of Country and introduction to the event, Andrew McAnulty – CEO, Link Housing

8:55 - 9:20: OPENING ADDRESS: Victor Dominello - Minister for Finance, Services and Property and local member for Ryde.


9:20 - 9:55: - Bill Pickering, Mayor of Ryde Council, Yvonne Keane, Mayor of Hills Shire Council and Steve Russell, Mayor of Hornsby Shire Council.

Panel discussion: How does Sydney grow?
- Plans and opportunities for growth
- Achieving housing diversity
- The importance of housing affordability

9:55 - 10.25: Morning Tea

10:25 - 10:50: Damien Tudehope MP
Overview and change: housing in the local area
- Challenges to housing affordability – is it an issue?

10:50 - 11.15: Heather Nesbitt, Social Commissioner, Greater Sydney Commission
Densification, planning for growth and the opportunities for affordable housing

11:15 - 11:50: Community consultation: From public to community housing. How will the change affect you? Introduction by Andrew. Hosted by Graeme Rhodes – Milk Crate Theatre


11:50 - 12.30: Michael Bolton, Marie Sillars and Kamini Singh
A tenant’s perspective: the importance of affordable rented housing

12:30 - 12.50: Andrew McAnulty – CEO, Link Housing
Opportunities and challenges for affordable housing

12:50 - 12:55: Closing remarks

12:55 - 1:30: Networking Lunch



**Please note agenda is subject to change**


FAQs

What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

BY CAR: The Epping Club is a 20 minute drive from the city and a few minutes from the M2 Motorway.
Our Street address is 45 – 47 Rawson Street, Epping, NSW 2121.

The Club is easily accessible from the west via the Cumberland Highway or from the north from either Pennant
Hills Road or Epping Road.

For all day unrestricted parking we suggest Chesterfield Road & Chelmsford Avenue. These two streets are approximately a 7 minute walk to our venue. Alternatively, there is a free council car park located on Rawson Street. Time restrictions may apply.

BY TRAIN:
The Epping Club is a short walk from Epping Railway Station through “The Epping Club Walk”

BY BUS:
Bus stations are located on Oxford Street and Beecroft Road. The Epping Club is a short walk through “The Epping Club Walk”

TAXI: Staff are available to book taxis via the Front Desk.

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

Please email: catherine.pelosi@linkhousing.org.au


Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

No, you will need to sign-in at the registration desk and collect your name badge, however you do not need to bring your printed ticket.

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Epping Club

45-47 Rawson Street

The Grand Ballroom

Epping, NSW 2121

Australia

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