FORUM – Housing Co-operatives

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Date(s) - 20/11/2019
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

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FORUM - Housing Co-operatives

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What are housing co-operatives?  What are their benefits?  What role do housing co-ops play in our housing future?

We invite you to this exciting event, where we will launch a series of five short videos about housing co-operatives in Western Australia and discuss the housing co-operative model with the following outstanding panel:

Panellists –

Jasmine Palmer: Researcher at RMIT University focusing on collaborative housing and sustainable design. Jasmine is also a member of Urban Coup Cohousing in Melbourne.

Anthony Taylor: Policy Offer at the Business Council of Co-operatives & Mutuals – the peak body and voice for Co-ops and Mutuals in Australia.

Michelle Mackenzie: CEO Shelter WA – an independent peak body, based in Perth Western Australia, that advocates for social and affordable housing and ending homelessness.

Peter Shooter: Resident First Fremantle Housing Collective and Chair Co-operation Housing.

Eugenie Stockmann: CEO, Co-operation Housing.

Our MC for the evening is Anthony James.  Anthony is an award-winning facilitator and educator, creator of The RegenNarration podcast, a widely published writer, and an Honorary Research Associate at UWA.

Special guests – 

Georgi Ivers & Jake Bamford: Talented young film makers and producers of the videos series about Co-operation Housing and our full member housing co-ops.

The forum starts at 6:30pm.  Please join us from 5:45pm for drinks and finger food.

Thank you to our sponsors and supporters –
The City of Fremantle, home to the highest number of housing co-operatives in Western Australia, provided a community grant which made this project and event possible.

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