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 November 2021

Member Organisation represented
Cath Hart (Chair) Housing Industry Association
Steven Rowley AHURI - Curtin Research Centre
Simon Lewis-Jones Bankwest
James Walsh Chamber of Commerce and Industry WA
David Leszenko Department of Communities
John Chortis Department of Planning, Lands and Heritage
Jonathan Palmer Department of Treasury
Paul Graham Keystart
James Butterfield DevelopmentWA
Julie-Ann Sugar Landgate
Jason Robertson Master Builders Association
Emily Young Property Council of Australia (WA)
Dillon Kanbi Real Estate Institute of WA
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
Andrew Puljic Department of Communities



Page reviewed 24 December 2021