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What We Heard Community Events

Last published on 17 Jul 2019 in News

The AHO will be visiting communities across NSW to share What We Heard, where to from here and talk about opportunities to partner with us.

What We Heard

Community Engagement Visits

The Aboriginal Housing Office will be visiting communities across NSW during July & August (see dates below) to talk about what we heard during our recent Listen & Yarn engagements and where to from here.

We’ll talk about the Strong Family, Strong Communities Implementation Plan which sets out how we will respond to the most common issues that you raised with us.

Come along and share morning tea and lunch with us and talk about how we can make a difference in your community.


Friday, 19 July

Souths Juniors, 558A Anzac Pde, Kingsford

Monday, 22 July

Palace Hotel, 227 Argent St, Broken Hill

Wednesday, 24 July

Newcastle Town Hall, 290 King St, Newcastle

Thursday, 25 July

Dubbo Neighbourhood Centre, 1/80 Gipps St, Dubbo

Friday, 26 July

Carriage Cottage, 145 Spring St, Orange

Tuesday, 30 July

Penrith RSL, 8 Tindale St, Penrith

Tuesday, 30 July

Kempsey RSL, 1 York Lane, Kempsey

Thursday, 1 August

Lismore Gateway Hotel, 99 Ballina Rd, Lismore

Thursday, 1 August

The Roos Club, 74 Stuart Street, Queanbeyan

Monday, 5 August

Pavilion, 22-30 Kincaid St, Wagga Wagga

Tuesday, 6 August

Quest Albury, 550 Kiewa Street, Albury

Tuesday, 6 August

Campbelltown RSL, 1 Carberry Ln, Campbelltown

Thursday, 8 August

Moree Services Club, Albert St, Moree

Thursday, 8 August

Nowra Showground, 20 West St, Nowra

Friday, 9 August

Diggers on the Darling, 23-25 Sturt Street, Bourke

Friday, 9 August

Soldiers Club, 6 Beach Rd, Batemans Bay

Wednesday, 14 August

Econolodge, 236 Goonoo Goonoo Rd, South Tamworth

What We Heard Sessions


Morning Tea - yarn with us over morning tea to start the day.


Community Forum - What We Heard and Where to From Here.




Sector Investment Projects - this session will highlight what we are doing with the Aboriginal Community Housing Sector and opportunities for providers to work with us.


Client Outcomes Projects - talk with us about opportunities to co-design services to achieve better outcomes for Aboriginal families and communities.

We would love for you to come along to engage and contribute to the strategy. Copies of the Strong Family, Strong Communities Implementation Plan are available online at and for more information at

The Department of Planning, Industry and Environment acknowledges that it stands on Aboriginal land. We acknowledge the traditional custodians of the land and we show our respect for elders past, present and emerging through thoughtful and collaborative approaches to our work, seeking to demonstrate our ongoing commitment to providing places in which Aboriginal people are included socially, culturally and economically.