At Risk Online Forum 2021 Older women facing homelessness in Australia – from awareness to action Friday, 17th of September, 10:30am – 1.00pm EST
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estimated 405,000 women aged 45 and over are at risk of homelessness in Australia. It’s time for action and national leadership. Awareness has been raised but policy responses are silent in addressing older women’s homelessness. If we approach this issue from a gender perspective, what needs to change for older women today and in the future? At Risk 2021 will be opened by Senator the Hon Jane Hume, Minister for Superannuation, Financial Services and the Digital Economy, Minister for Women’s Economic Security MC Karen Percy – MC Introduction Senator Jane Hume – Minister for Women’s Economic Security Linda Hahn – Lived Experience Advocate, Housing Older Women Movement More about the panelists
The online event will be in three parts:
10.30 – 10.45am Introduction 10.45 – 11.45am Political Panel 12.00 – 1.00pm Three Concurrent Breakout Sessions Read the full agenda Read At Risk Policy Snapshot Political Panel Tanya Plibersek MP Senator Larissa Waters Penny Leemhuis – Lived Experience Advocate Zali Steggall MP More about the panelists Join the Discussion Breakout Sessions 1. Older women, housing and family and domestic violence Jess Hill – Convener Annabelle Daniel – Women’s Community Shelters Jocelyn Bignold – McAuley Community Services for Women Nemat Kharboutli – Muslim Women Australia Suzanah-Jo Day – Lived Experience Advocate More about the panelists Join the Discussion 2. Local-scale solutions Kate Raynor – Convener -University of Melbourne Cheryl Axleby – Aboriginal Community Housing Erin Dolan – Lord Mayor’s Charitable Fund Rebecca Oelkers – Brisbane Housing Company Peter Sibly – United Housing Co-operative Ltd More about the panelists Join the Discussion 3. Influencing for Change Fiona York – Convener – Housing for the Aged Action Group Kate Colvin – Everybody’s Home Kirsten Deane – Melbourne Disability Institute Alistair Webster – Building Better Homes Anna Brown – Equality Australia More about the panelists Join the Discussion