Housing affordability

Housing affordability

Jun 16
Join Assistant Minister to the Treasurer Michael Sukkar for insights and discussion on strategies to address the issue of housing affordability.


The Hon. Michael Sukkar MP, Federal Assistant Minister to the Treasurer, Federal Member for Deakin
Dr Judy Yates, Associate Professor, University of Sydney

Event overview

How will the new $1 billion National Housing Infrastructure Facility and other initiatives in the 2017-18 Federal Budget address the issue of housing affordability and supply in Australia?

CEDA is pleased to welcome Assistant Minister to the Treasurer Michael Sukkar for insights into the Australian Government's housing reform agenda, including:

  • New financial models to attract private sector investment in Australia's growing social housing sector;
  • How the National Housing Infrastructure Facility will work with local government to speed up the supply of new housing; and
  • Budget measures to help prospective first-home owners, such as the First Home Super Saver Scheme.

Meet the keynote speaker

The Hon. Michael Sukkar MP
Federal Assistant Minister to the Treasurer, Federal Member for Deakin

Michael Sukkar is the Federal Member for Deakin and the Assistant Minister to the Treasurer. He was elected in 2013 and appointed to the Ministry in January 2017, and has been assisting Treasurer Scott Morrison in developing the Federal Government's housing affordability package for the 2017-18 Budget. Prior to entering the Parliament, Michael held senior roles with Ashurst Australia and PwC.

Meet the speaker

Dr Judy Yates
Associate Professor, University of Sydney

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