Greater Sydney Aboriginal Tenants Service (GSATS)

 

CONTACT

Phone

(02) 9833 3314

Hours:

Mon:

9am - 5pm

Tue:

9am - 5pm

Wed:

9am - 5pm

Thu:

9am - 5pm

Fri:

9am - 5pm

Website:

nswats.com.au

ABOUT

Greater Sydney Aboriginal Tenants Service (GSATS) assists and advocates with telephone advice, letters of support, attending the Tribunal, mediation and advocacy, Housing Appeals Committee applications, repairs and maintenance issues, helping to find services who can assist with other issues, attending meetings with your landlord (including Housing NSW), and negotiating with landlords. We also provide Community Education and Duty Advocacy.

Our services are available to Aboriginal renters in greater metropolitan Sydney.

We can also provide face-to-face outreach services (we will come to you), subject to availability.

This is a specialist Aboriginal Service. Non-Aboriginal tenants please contact your local tenants' service.

NEWS

A place of my own

Annette Murphy
Annette Murphy, Doonside tenant
"I am originally from Walgett, Northern NSW. In Walgett everyone knows me as ‘Daughter’. I would like to move back to Walgett, but my children and grandchildren are in Sydney, so I will probably stay here. I have lived in Sydney since I was about 19 years old. I have been living in my current home in Doonside for about 4 years. I rent through the Aboriginal Housing Office (AHO)."
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Home is everything to me

Taressa Mongta, Surry Hills tenant
Taressa Mongta, Surry Hills tenant
"I grew up on the Northern foreshores of Botany Bay at the La Perouse Aboriginal Reserve AKA ‘Lappa Mish’ in the 1970s and 1980’s. It was great growing up there. The sea was our backyard – 6 beaches, National Park Lands. We had plenty of space and freedom. Everyone (mainly us girls and a couple a boys) had a horse. In the words of Mr Greg Blaxland 'there were that many horses, in the end they were tying them up with string!'"
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