Professional Practice Seminars are defined as single session devoted to presentations on and active discussion of a specialised topic, usually at an advanced or professional level. Seminars usually involve speaker presentations, case studies, panel Q&A with experienced industry practitioners.
Previous seminar topics have included:
Affordable And Social Housing
Seminars in this series offers social housing practitioners the opportunity to hear and learn from affordable housing specialists and participate in discussion about the current state of play in the affordable housing space and relationship of affordable and social housing including new ways social housing providers are contributing to the availability of affordable housing.
This Professional Practice Seminar series provides senior housing professionals with an interest in asset management the opportunity to exchange ideas and innovative practice methods to manage housing portfolios for sustainable stakeholder outcomes.
Business Continuity and Disaster Planning for Housing Providers
This Professional Practice Seminar focuses on learning from housing providers and industry professionals who have been responsible to enact business continuity and disaster plans and are actively involved in disaster recovery.
Creating People Places
This Professional Practice Seminar series aims to provide social housing and place making professionals opportunity to consider concept and strategy for creating interesting and engaging places, and explore place making projects and approach that contribute to positive social change in a community.
This Professional Practice Seminar series aims to provide an opportunity for mainstream public and community housing professionals to join with experts working in the indigenous social housing field to improve understanding of the respective sectors and identify opportunities for service planning and delivery across all sectors for the benefit of the indigenous community.
Innovation in Social Housing
Seminars in this series seek to expose delegates to advances, modernisations, improvements and originalities in the sector. Sessions include speaker presentations sharing innovative approach and strategy and an engaging showcase that allows delegates the opportunity to experience and engage with multiple concurrent presentations/displays showcasing innovative social housing property development projects.
Maori and Indigenous Housing
This seminar series aims to bring together Māori and Indigenous housing practitioners to share and discuss: strategies to providing culturally appropriate and housing and tenancy services for Māori and Indigenous people principles for working with Māori and Indigenous people and communities approaches to addressing the day-to-day challenges faced by housing practitioners in all areas of Māori Indigenous housing and tenancy management
Mixed Tenure Housing
This Professional Practice Seminar series aims to provide an opportunity for social housing professionals to explore modern models of mixed tenure housing and discover and share approaches to manage place and tenancies within mixed tenure developments.
Partnerships to Support Social Housing Tenants
Seminars in this series aim to provide opportunity for social housing professionals to explore partnership options between housing providers and support and community services that assist tenants to manage sustainable tenancies and aid their positive engagement and integration into the wider community.
Regulation & Regulatory Frameworks for Community Housing
This Professional Practice Seminar series is devoted to presentations on and active discussion about the role of registration and regulatory systems for community housing, including the current regulatory state-of-play of regulation and regulatory systems and international comparisons and analysis.
With transfers of social housing to community housing providers gathering momentum in Australia, seminars in this series provides a timely opportunity to take stock of stock transfer process, past, present and future.
Tenant Participation and Engagement
Seminars in this series aim to provide social housing practitioners, researchers and leaders opportunity to impart and explore strategy, methodology and good-practice to actively encourage tenant participation in community activities, engage and consult with tenants and involve them in the decision making and delivery of their housing.