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Professional Practice Networks

Networking events or online network groups designed to connect people for the purposes of sharing ideas and solutions in the context of a particular specialisation. 

Networking Events

Networking events include a series of breakfasts, dinners and meetings scheduled on the event calendar each year. See the list of upcoming networking events on AHI Professional Development Portal.

Online Networking

LinkedIn is the world's largest professional network with over 175 million members and growing rapidly.   AHI's LinkedIn group aims to connect social housing industry professionals to network, share information, join discussions and post topics that would be of interest to all those who work in the social housing sector across Australasia. Join the group

  • "Networking opportunity and a smaller group setting allowed for a good Q&A session with the Minister"

    -- Frances Paterson-Fleider, Churches of Christ Care
  • "I enjoyed hearing from the Minister, especially his eagerness to learn from the sector now that homelessness is under his portfolio."

    -- John Rigby-Jones, Inala Youth Service
  • "Timing of the event was good, giving people time to talk before and after the Minister's presentation"

    -- Shirley Trebilcock, Housing SA
  • "It was well organised and gave the Minister the opportunity to speak with and meet people within the social housing sector"

    -- Michael Butler, Minister Hunter's Office (SA)
  • "Very informative, good way to network"

    -- Daniela Weatherill, NAHC

Past Networking Events

  • Inner Urban Walking Tour: STURT STREET ADELAIDE, Renewal SA, Housing, Places and People, 18 November 2015, Adelaide
  • High Tea with the new Directors of Housing SA, 4 November 2015, Adelaide
  • 20th Anniversary Celebration of Swinburne University Social Housing Courses in South Australia, 15 October 2015, Adelaide
  • Partnering for Better Outcomes: AHI / CHA Member Networking Event, 20 August 2015, Christchurch, New Zealand
  • SA Branch Inner Urban Walking Tour, 23 April 2015, Adelaide
  • AHI / CHA Networking Event with Social Housing Minister Paula Bennett, 17 March 2015, Wellington, New Zealand
  • Networking Breakfast with Minister Matt Conlan, 28 October 2014, Darwin
  • Networking Breakfast with Neil Castles, Director-General, Department of Housing and Public Works, 21 August 2014, Brisbane
  • Networking Breakfast with the Hon Bill Marmion, 17 July 2014, Perth
  • Networking Breakfast with the Hon Zoe Bettison MP, 16 July 2014, Adelaide
  • Career Celebration and Farewell Lunch for Mike Allen, 6 June 2014, Sydney
  • Presentation of Foyer Oxford project, WA Member Networking Event, 13 March 2014, Perth
  • Placemaking Forum, 10 December 2013, Melbourne
  • Networking Lunch with Michael Coutts-Trotter, 14 November 2013, Sydney
  • Networking Breakfast with Minister Tim Mander, 8 August 2013, Brisbane
  • Networking Breakfast with Minister Tony Piccolo, 9 July 2013, Adelaide
  • Networking Dinner with Hon Dr Nick Smith, 6 March 2013, Auckland, New Zealand
  • Breakfast with Tim Horton, SA Commissioner for Integrated Design, 14 February 2013, Adelaide
  • Breakfast with the Hon Ian Hunter

    Minister for Social Housing, SA
    5 July 2012, Adelaide

  • AHI Homeless Persons Week Forum

    9th August 2012, Sydney

  • Breakfast with Tim Horton

    SA Commissioner for Integrated Design
    14 February 2013, Adelaide

  • Breakfast with the Hon Tony Piccolo

    Minister for Social Housing, SA
    9 July 2013

  • Breakfast with the Hon Tim Mander

    Minister for Housing and Public Works, QLD
    8 August 2013, Brisbane

  • Networking Lunch with Michael Coutts-Trotter

    Director General, NSW Department of Family and Community Services14 November 2013

  • AHI Local Branches Christmas Events

    Every year in December

  • Farewell Lunch for Mike Allen

    6 June 2014, Sydney

  • Networking Breakfast with the Hon Zoe Bettison MP

    16 July 2014, Adelaide

  • Networking Breakfast with the Hon Bill Marmion

    17 July 2014, Perth