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Press conference: WA community housing symposium

Developers, NGOs, government, industry unite to fix WA’s housing crisis 


With Western Australia in the grips of a housing crisis, developers, community housing organisations, government and industry leaders will gather at an all-day symposium to work on solutions. 


This full-day event will take a deep dive into the ideas, opportunities and challenges WA must overcome to amplify cross-sector collaboration on social and affordable housing and best leverage Commonwealth funding.


WHO: A press conference will be held with: 

  • Shelter WA CEO Kath Snell, 

  • Community Housing Industry Association CEO Wendy Hayhurst, 

  • Urban Development Institute of Australia CEO Tanya Steinbeck, and 

  • Housing Choices Western Australia General Manager Natalie Sangalli

WHEN: 11:50am for a 12pm start, Tuesday 19 September. Media are welcome to attend and record the symposium all day.


WHERE: Hackett Hall, Mezzanine Level, WA Museum Boola Bardip

Media contact: 

Chantal Caruso - 0447 201 377

Charlie Moore - 0452 606 171 // Sofie Wainwright - 0403 920 301 

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