Cost of living
The NSW Government provides Cost of living support for Aboriginal families across the state.
Buying or building your first home? You may be eligible for a $10,000 grant under the First Home Owner Grant (New Homes) scheme. The scheme is managed by Revenue NSW.
You can apply for assistance to help you set up and maintain a tenancy in the private rental market through Housing Pathways.
Find a government initiative, grant or funding program to help support your business, your project or your community.
Eating healthier food and getting active is good for your body and can help reduce your stress. There are specific programs for Aboriginal people that can assist you and your family with what to eat and how to get active.
Information to support Aboriginal people in NSW in reducing the harms caused by alcohol and drugs and to help our mob become healthier.
Fines and legal help
The Work and Development Order (WDO) Scheme helps people in NSW clear their fines through completing community work, completing education, receiving financial counselling or undergoing treatment for medical issues.
To deliver quality and culturally appropriate legal services that meet the needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people throughout NSW and the ACT.
Youth and education
The Aurora Education Foundation is an Indigenous organisation that supports Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students to realise their full education and employment potential.
Apprenticeships and traineeships combine formal study with on-the-job training. They're vital to building local business and our future workforce in NSW. Find out what's involved.
At the Department of Customer Service we aim to deliver our support and services to Aboriginal customers, businesses and communities, in culturally safe and respectful ways to ensure full inclusion in social and economic opportunities
Note: This is not a definitive list of services and support available for all Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples’ needs and personal circumstances.