Multi-owned properties

The colloquium intends to bring together Australasian and international academics and researchers to share their knowledge and research on multi-owned properties.

February 5-6 2016

Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

It is our pleasure to invite you to the first 'Multi-Owned Properties: A multidisciplinary colloquium', being hosted by Deakin Business School (Department of Finance) with the support of the UNSW Australia (Faculty of Law and City Futures Research Centre) and Griffith University (Business School).

The colloquium intends to bring together Australasian and international academics and researchers to share their knowledge and research on multi-owned properties (strata title, community title, unit title, high rise, subdivisions with owners' corporations, private housing estates, condominiums, common interest developments and other similarly structure properties).

Discipline and field of research areas may include, but are not limited to:

  • Planning
  • Geography
  • Law / policy
  • Sociology
  • Built environment
  • Architecture
  • Construction studies
  • Tourism studies
  • Property and real estate studies
  • Economics
  • Social science
  • Environmental science
  • Management
  • Design

Enquiries: Colloquium chair Ms Nicole Johnston


Registration includes: attendance to all sessions, morning and afternoon tea, lunch and colloquium dinner.

All prices are listed in Australian Dollars:

Standard conference registration

  • Standard registration - $440 (including GST)

Student conference registration

  • Postgraduate student registration - $220 (including GST)

Optional extras

  • Additional dinner ticket $100


Cancellation of registration must be made in writing to the conference Chair. Fees paid will be refunded as follows:

  • Cancellation on or before January 29 - Full payment less administration fee of $60
  • Cancellation after January 29 - No refund

Registrations are transferable to a colleague at any time prior to the conference, provided the conference Chair is advised in writing.

Call for abstracts

Call for abstracts

We invite researchers to submit abstracts to the colloquium in any discipline or field of research related to multi-owned properties.

Abstracts should be no longer than 300 words. For empirical based studies the abstract should include the research focus, methods, results/findings and main conclusions and/or recommendations.

Acceptance of abstracts will constitute confirmation that the delegate will be scheduled in event's agenda as a colloquium presenter. Delegates are encouraged to submit a full paper prior to the colloquium.

Delegates will have the option of submitting their papers for consideration for publication in special editions on multi-owned properties in the following journals at the completion of the colloquium:

  • International Journal of Housing Markets and Analysis
  • Property Law Review

Papers selected for inclusion in these journals will be determined by the editorial boards of the journals and subject to peer review.

Important deadlines

The deadline for abstracts has been extended to: July 31 2015

Abstract acceptance: August 30 2015

Papers due: December 15 2015

Please submit your abstract to the colloquium committee at:



There is no official accommodation for the Colloquium as there are options to suit every budget and need for conference guests in and around Melbourne.We've listed a range of accommodation options which you might wish to consider.

Booking sites


There are two Hilton hotels in Melbourne.

The Mantra group has a number of locations in Melbourne CBD and suburbs.

There are a range of Accor Group Hotels in Melbourne CBD and suburbs.

Serviced apartments

Student accommodation

Colloquium organising committee

  • Professor Bill Randolph, City Futures Research Centre, UNSW
  • Cathy Sherry, Faculty of Law, UNSW
  • Amelia Thorpe, Faculty of Law, UNSW
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