OCN’s 20 year anniversary event with much loved raconteur and strata guru, Jimmy Thomson of Flat Chat fame as MC.

We are celebrating our 20th Anniversary over an afternoon of canapes, bubbles and a guest appearance or two from strata royalty!

With the generous support of the University of Wollongong, you’ll be treated to stunning harbour views from their Sydney Business School campus within the prestigious Gateway Building in Sydney CBD. 

This event will be held in accordance with current NSW government health advice.

Entry to the event is by invitation only to guests of the Owners Corporation Network.

VENUE: Sydney Business School, University of Wollongong, Level 8, Gateway Building, 1 Macquarie Place, Circular Quay, Sydney


Wednesday 19 October 2022, 4pm-6pm

OCN is grateful to IIS Insurance, Chambers Russell and Equifax for the sponsorship
that is making this event possible.


4pm: Opening and welcome – Jimmy Thomson, Flat-Chat

David Chandler OAM, NSW Building Commissioner

David Chandler OAM was appointed NSW Building Commissioner in 2019 after an impressive forty-year career in the Australian construction industry. David is improving the quality of construction and restoring trust in the industry through leading the delivery of Construct NSW in collaboration with the sector.

David delivered major infrastructure and urban renewal projects including the new Parliament House in Canberra and Sydney’s Quay Apartments. As Adjunct Professor in the School of Computing, Engineering and Mathematics at Western Sydney University, David helped shape the next generation of construction professionals and founded the Centre for Smart Modern Construction, which invests in new academic and research capabilities for the construction sector. David was awarded an Order of Australia Medal in 1989 for his services to the construction industry.

Sue W

Sue Williams, Journalist, Author, Travel Writer

Sue is a journalist, property writer, has written 25 books, is an award-winning travel writer and is co-host of the weekly Flat Chat Wrap podcast. She was also co-author of Apartment Living, the seminal book on Australian strata life, and co-founded the Owners Corporation Network.


6pm: CLOSE

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The Sydney CBD campus of the University of Wollongong is located at the upmarket end of Sydney’s Central Business District (CBD) on Sydney Harbour. It overlooks both the Opera House and Sydney Harbour Bridge and is well serviced by buses, trains, light rail and ferries.

How to Get to Sydney Business School, University of Wollongong, Level 8, 1 Macquarie Place, Circular Quay