2020 events wrap-up

Delivering online events through 2020 proved to be an effective way to reach a wide audience. Watching industry peers deliver speeches and information via an online medium was the best that could be provided; however, it has allowed for many industries to innovate. Retirement living was not exempt from this, read on below about the online briefings that the Retirement Living Council provided for our membership and more. 

8 May 2020 COVID-19: Lessons from the US
Speaking directly to RLC members via Zoom, Lynne Katzmann, Founder and CEO of Juniper Communities and Wendy Simpson, CEO and President of LTC Properties, Inc. shared their COVID-19 related experiences and lessons with Australian retirement living operators. 

Giving Australian operators an insight into mitigation, prevention and containment techniques that had been implemented in a residential group setting with COVID-19 present. This proved to be an invaluable resource for RLC members in their own preparations and planning.

You can access the full recording here

28 July 2020 Retirement Living Market Update
In this briefing, Tony Massaro from PwC and Felicity Emmett discussed industry trends and forecasts. This briefing was also an opportunity for both members and non-members to learn about:

  • The PwC/Property Council Retirement Census 2019 results and how to participate in the 2020 Census
  • Results from a recent ANZ/Property Council Survey
  • Insights into how the market had been performing in 2020
Access the full recording here

15 October 2020 Home Care in the Seniors Housing Sector
Industry experts Grant Corderoy, Partner, from Stewart Brown, Janene Eagleton, General Manager Care Development, from Ingenia Communities and Anita Courtney, Aged Care & Home Care Principal, from Russell Kennedy Lawyers discussed the current state and future of home care in the retirement living sector. 

You can access the full recording here

5 November 2020 Leaving a Village
Industry experts Danielle Lim, Principal at DSL Law, Aileen Stewart, Director at Bespoke Operations and Sylvia Mansour, Lawyer for Russell Kennedy Lawyers provided operators with a practical plan to get the departure process both technically and practically correct when a resident exits a village. 

Access the full recording here

19 November 2020 National Retirement Living Awards
The show went online this year, despite the challenges surrounding COVID-19, and people from around the country enjoyed the awards show from their offices, boardrooms and retirement villages. 

The Property Council of Australia would like to extend our thanks to the award sponsors, without them this important calendar event would not have been possible. The virtual event hosted by Kay McGrath OAM, was broadcast live from the Sofitel Brisbane Central. 

Congratulations again to the winners, access the full recording here

24 November 2020 2020 Retirement Census Results
Tony Massaro, PwC, unveiled the results of the PwC/Property Council Retirement Census to members.

You can access the full recording here.