Published: 04 January 2012
Common Equity Housing Ltd is organising the first nation-wide co-operative housing conference during IYC 2012 on 8 March at Federation Square, Melbourne. SEHC is a sponsor of the conference. bankmecu is also a sponsor.
About 270 people are attending the conference.
The conference fee is $20 for housing co-operative tenants and $200 for others. SEHC will pay the conference fee for any staff or members attending.
The Chief Executive and Principal of the UK Co-operative College, Mervyn Wilson, is a keynote speaker at the conference.
SEHC directors are making a panel presentation, copies of the SEHC history will be provided to participants and there will be the first public showing of the SEHC documentary - The Other Way Home. SEHC General Manager, Ian McLaren, is on the Conference Steering Committee.
Other speakers and presentations:
Richard O'Leary, CEO, Macleay Regional Co-operative Ltd
Rowan Dowland, General Manager, Development, bankmecu
First Fremantle Housing Collective
Southern Cross CERC
United Housing Co-operative Ltd
Northern Geelong Rental Housing Co-operative
Co Housing Co-operative Tasmania