Australian Housing & Urban Research Institute

The Australian Housing and Urban Research Institute (AHURI) is a national not-for-profit independent network organisation that funds, conducts, disseminates and tailors high quality research on housing and homelessness. AHURI's mission is to deliver high quality, policy-relevant evidence for better housing and urban outcomes, and their strategic goals are to strengthen policy relevance; ensure high quality research; improve research accessibility; foster dynamic collaboration and support and strengthen research capability. AHURI funding is received from three sources: grants from the Australian and all state and territory governments; contributions from their university partners; and, third parties.

Further information

  • Type of Body

    K. Structures linked to the Australian Government through statutory contracts, agreements and delegations

  • Established By / Under

    Corporations Act 2001 / Company / Trust Deed / Partnership

  • Paid Members?


  • Max No. of Board/Committee Members


  • Annual Report Prepared and tabled?


  • Classification

    D. Other governance relationship

  • Auditor


  • Function Categorization

    Advisory Board

  • Creation Date

  • Postal Address

    Level 1, 114 Flinders Street
    Melbourne VIC 3000

Current board appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Chair Ms. Jennifer Cunich 19 July 2021 18 July 2025
Director/Non-Executive Director Dr. Anthony Richards 30 November 2023 29 November 2027
Director/Non-Executive Director Ms. Jennifer Samms 30 November 2023 29 November 2027
Director/Non-Executive Director Mrs. Alexandra Waldren 19 July 2021 18 July 2025
Non-Executive Director VACANT
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