Eastern Regional Organisation for Planning and Human Settlements (EAROPH) Australia Inc.
EAROPH Australia Executive Committee of 2018 at the annual AGM in Newcastle.
EAROPH Australia President Dr Jane Stanley, Vice President Mia Davison, with EAROPH Hon President Khairiah Talha, EAROPH Indonesia's Bernardus Djonoputro, and UN Global Compact Cities Programme's Michael Nolan at World Urban Forum 9.
26th EAROPH World Congress
1 and 2 November 2018
31 October 2018 (EAROPH Council and ExCo meeting)
Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
Affordable Living in Sustainable Cities: Achieving the Sustainable Development Goals and the New Urban Agenda
We are delighted to announce that the 26th EAROPH World Congress is being held in partnership with Compass Housing and the 2nd International Implementing the New Urban Agenda and SDGs Conference.
Registrations now open
Early bird registrations are now open. With capacity for only 300 delegates each day, we encourage you to register early. Please see here for more information on registering for the Congress.
Call for abstracts and contributions
We welcome submission of abstracts and contributions in line with Congress objectives and themes. The deadline is Monday 13 August. For more information on submissions, please see here.
Getting to Newcastle
Newcastle is located 160km north of Sydney. A car or train journey from Sydney takes approximately two hours. Newcastle Airport is serviced by domestic flights from Brisbane, Melbourne, and the Gold Coast.
Staying in Newcastle
Accommodation options may be downloaded here. For more information on what to do in Newcastle and surrounds, please see the official Visit Newcastle website.
About EAROPH Australia
EAROPH Australia is the Australian national chapter of EAROPH. EAROPH is a non-governmental, multi-sectoral civil society organisation established in 1960 to foster the exchange of insights and experiences among countries in the EAROPH region. EAROPH promotes a better understanding of human settlements and encourages excellence in planning, development, and management to improve the quality of life and sustainability of human settlements.
To contact us, please visit the contact page.
2018 Annual General Meeting in Newcastle
EAROPH Australia holds its AGMs in various regions of Australia. Our AGM for 2018 was held on 7 April in Newcastle, New South Wales. On 6 April, EAROPH members also held a planning workshop with the City of Newcastle and Compass Housing for the 26th EAROPH World Congress.
EAROPH Australia at World Urban Forum 9 (WUF9)
EAROPH Australia hosted and chaired a number of events at WUF9 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, in February 2018. Dr Jane Stanley, President of EAROPH Australia, launched her new book How to Build Local Economies at WUF9.
Submission to SDGs Inquiry
EAROPH Australia recently made a submission to the Australian Parliament's Inquiry into the SDGs. A copy of the submission is available here.
EAROPH Australia-affiliated websites
EAROPH International website
International Federation of Housing and Planning website