FORUM - Housing Co-operatives
Date and Time
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:
- 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.