Registration of an Aboriginal Housing Organisation - New South Wales

Description

You will require this registration if you intend to provide housing or housing services for Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander communities. This registration ensures that high quality housing and housing services are provided to communities that are eligible for this support.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information.

Service type

Licence

A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.

Eligibility requirements

To be eligible for this registration your organisation must be either:

  • an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander Corporation (within the meaning of the Commonwealth Act)
  • an Aboriginal Land Council (within the meaning of the Aboriginal Land Rights Act)
  • a body corporate which the AHO is satisfied is controlled, either directly or indirectly by Aboriginal people or Torres Strait Islanders (or both).

In order to demonstrate that your organisation is eligible, your application must include but is not limited to the following details of your organisation:

  • constitution and by-laws
  • governance structure
  • ABN and charitable status
  • strategic or business plans
  • a completed Registration Form
  • a current Audited Financial Statement.

Please consult the Contact Officer for more information regarding eligibility requirements.

Duration

Ongoing.

Fees

Fees Details for this service in table format.

Task Type Business Structure Description
Apply Application All

Please consult the Contact Officer for information on fees to be submitted.

Forms

Task Business Structure Resources
Apply All Application for Registration of an Aboriginal Housing Organisation - Please consult the Contact Officer for information on forms to be submitted.

Other resources

Act(s) name

Aboriginal Housing Act 1998 NSW

Administering agency

Department of Family and Community Services

Aboriginal Housing Office

Contact details

Contact Email, Phone and Address Details for this service in simple two column table format, header then data.

Enquiries, Head Office

Aboriginal Housing Office

Department of Family and Community Services

Operating address: Level 6
33 Argyle Street
Parramatta
New South Wales 2150
Mailing address: PO BOX W5
Westfield, New South Wales 2150
Toll Free: 1800 727 555
Phone: 02 8836 9444
Fax: 02 9635 3400
Email: AHO.Enquiries@facs.nsw.gov.au
Website: Aboriginal Housing Office (Opens in new window)