Breaking Ground: Progress update and assessment of Queensland’s housing crisis

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Despite significant housing assistance policy moves over the past year, more vulnerable families are sleeping in tents and cars, and are stuck in crisis motel rooms than ever before.

Join us online to hear leading researchers and housing experts outline the path forward to deliver affordable and sustainable housing for all Queenslanders.

Following up on A Blueprint to Tackle Queensland’s Housing Crisis report, released in 2023; Breaking Ground: Progress update and assessment of Queensland’s housing crisis assesses the impact of policy changes on the state of the housing crisis Queensland. 

At this exclusive webinar, Professor Hal Pawson and Dr Andrew Clarke, will join QCOSS CEO Aimee McVeigh to discuss what more can and must be done to end the housing crisis in Queensland.

The event is particularly relevant to the Housing and Homelessness Sector.

Speaker information

Professor Hal Pawson is a housing research and policy expert at UNSW’s City Futures Research Centre, leading significant research projects funded by AHURI, ARC, and non-government agencies. His work focuses on housing policy governance, private rental housing, social and affordable housing, and urban renewal. He holds an honorary professorship at Heriot-Watt University and is a non-Executive Director of Community Housing Canberra.

Dr. Andrew Clarke is a sociologist specializing in housing studies, social policy, urban sociology, and social theory. His research focuses on housing insecurity, homelessness, social housing provision, and urban governance, with a methodological expertise in ethnographic and qualitative methods. He is the Australasian editor of Housing Studies, a fellow with the City Futures Research Centre, and the Australian Basic Income Lab, holding a PhD from the University of Queensland.

Event details

Date: Wednesday, 5 June

Time: 12:00pm to 1:00pm

Location: Online via Microsoft Teams

5 June 2024 - 12:00 pm through  1:00 pm