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

    L. Bodies 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

    C. Other

  • Auditor


  • Function Categorization

    Advisory Board

  • Creation Date

    5 November 1999

Current board appointments

Position Appointee Start Date End Date
Chair Mr. Adrian Harrington 7 April 2019 6 April 2023
Other Mr. Michael Buchan 27 August 2018 24 November 2019
Other Mr. Aleksandar Subic 1 January 2018 31 December 2019
Other Mr. Michael Fotheringham 18 December 2017 Determined by the appointer
Other Ms. Vicki Wilkinson 24 September 2018 Determined by the appointer
Director/Non-Executive Director Ms. Karen Synon 7 April 2019 6 April 2023
Director/Non-Executive Director Ms. Helen Glanville 7 April 2019 6 April 2023
Director/Non-Executive Director Dr. Jeffery Harmer AO 31 December 2015 30 December 2019
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