Housing Industry Forecasting Group

The Housing Industry Forecasting Group is a joint industry and government body that provides independent commentary on the housing sector in Western Australia.

Members as at August 2022

Member Organisation represented
Cath Hart (Chair) Real Estate Institute of Western Australia
Steven Rowley AHURI - Curtin Research Centre
Simon Lewis-Jones Bankwest
James Walsh Chamber of Commerce and Industry WA
John Chortis Department of Planning, Lands and Heritage
Jonathan Palmer Department of Treasury
Michael McGowan Housing Industry Association
Paul Graham Keystart
James Butterfield DevelopmentWA
Julie-Ann Sugar Landgate
Jason Robertson Master Builders Association
Emily Young Property Council of Australia (WA)
Amy Bouckley Real Estate Institute of Western Australia
Chris Green  Urban Development Institute of Australia (WA)
Adrian Dunne/Peter McGuire Water Corporation


Observers Organisation Represented
Zaneta Georgievski Australian Bureau of Statistics


Secretariat Organisation Represented
Daniel Lynch Department of Communities



Page reviewed 14 September 2022