19 October 2016

We invite you to join us at the second conference in a new national series of cross-sectoral policy focused events convened by AHURI. The future of housing assistance will be held in Adelaide on Wednesday 19 October 2016

What's it about?

With the election of a new Federal Government and national funding agreements up for renewal, now is the right time to debate, discuss and consider the future of housing assistance in Australia. Over the course of the day, this national conversation will examine the following:

19 October 2016 to 21 October 2016

Despite several programmes in place by the federal government to improve and strengthen the Indigenous economy, Indigenous Australians remain at disadvantage. According to the latest ABS data, less than half (47.5%) of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander population that are of working age are participating in Australia’s workforce.

26 October 2016 to 27 October 2016

This conference will address some of the toughest challenges currently facing the leaders of this sector, and offer practical strategies and new ways of thinking to assure the sustainability of Australia’s NFPs into the future, whilst achieving the integral balance between commerciality and compassion.


This conference will focus on:


18 October 2016 to 20 July 2016

This is a challenging time for Australia’s hospitals. Facing an estimated budget cut of $57 billion to public health as well as a population set to grow to 40 million by 2060, hospital managers need to do more with less resources. This is a time when hospital managers need to innovate and strive towards greater operational efficiency and cost effectiveness. New and improved technology solutions and management methodologies are constantly becoming available, but implementation and upfront costs are challenging.

8 November 2016 to 10 November 2016

Gamification Sydney 2016: Let's Play Again
It's About Engagement  #gameaus #gamification
8-10 November 2016, Sydney Rydges Central

* Tools and Techniques
* Creating Value and Gaining Buy-In for Gamification
* Engagement through Gamification
* The “Do’s” and Don’ts” of Gamification


27 September 2016 to 29 September 2016

Just under half a million Australian women reported that they had experienced physical or sexual violence in the past 12 months, according to the Domestic Violence Prevention Centre and over a million women have experienced physical or sexual assault by their current or ex-partner since the age of 15. These figures demonstrate a great need for significant reform in the area of domestic and family violence.

28 September 2016 to 30 September 2016

Women make up just 16 per cent of the 2.3 million STEM-qualified Australians. The most glaring gap is in engineering and related technologies which are just 14 per cent female.

How do we best address this gap, and support women studying and working in STEM?

30 August 2016 to 1 September 2016

Major reform continues into 2017 for the aged care sector. The shift towards an increasingly market-driven and consumer centric model of aged care requires providers to embark upon ongoing and major organisational change. At this time, it is vital that aged care providers prepare to offer best practice care to prosper and attract business. In a global environment dominated by digital disruption, technology is also rapidly changing and offering competitive improvements in both organisational management and care outcomes.

1 August 2016 to 3 August 2016

ANZSOG Annual Conference 2016 Hyper-Government: Managing and thriving in turbulent times will bring together world renowned thinkers and practitioners to Sydney, 1-3 August. Over two days, hear from leaders in the public, private and third sectors, bringing to the forefront key issues and trends impacting the future of government in the midst of great change.

Feature speakers and sessions include:

27 July 2016 to 29 July 2016

Government funding in Australia’s VET system has seen a decline by 31 percent since 2005, receiving the lowest level of government investment amongst all education institutions. VETs are not only facing pressure from the weakening number of student enrolments and collapse in government funding but are also under enormous pressure from increasingly stringent regulatory requirements.