PowerHousing Academy Rising Stars Immersion

Last week, a delegation of PowerHousing’s Emerging Leaders and Rising Stars travelled to Hobart as part of our travel immersion program. Over three days in Hobart, the delegation met with key representatives from our local Tasmanian CHPs, government agencies and political leaders, and participating in key mentoring and coaching opportunities with CEO mentors Debbie Georgopoulos (Women’s Housing Company) and Charles Northcote (BlueCHP).

Trip Highlights

  • Mentoring with Kim Bomford (General Manager, Housing Choices Australia, TAS)
  • Dinner with Fmr. Senator Doug Cameron
  • Meeting with the CEO and Chair of Homes Tasmania
  • Organisational overview of Centacare Evolve at their Hobart Offices
  • Visit to Kunanyi/Mt Wellington
  • Site visit at Bridgewater with Centacare Evolve
  • Meeting with Tasmanian Minister for Housing, Guy Barnett
  • Centacare Evolve Industry Breakfast
  • Tour of the Tasmanian Parliament House
  • Meeting with the Tasmanian Leader of the Opposition, Rebecca White MP
  • Meeting with the Federal Housing Minister, Hon. Julie Collins MP
  • Mission Australia Housing site visit

The Rising Stars will be developing an Immersion Report that will detail the meetings and events over the three days, along with the insights that the trip revealed and what the CHPs from around the country can learn from their counterparts in Tasmania.