Strong Family, Strong Communities

Our Strategy – Strong Family, Strong Communities


Strong Family, Strong Communities is the AHO's 10-year strategy to improve the well-being of NSW Aboriginal families and communities through housing.

The strategy, includes both our core business and key programs and is underpinned by four interconnected pillars:

Housing Solutions

Delivering housing solutions with Aboriginal families based on demand for social and affordable housing.

Client Outcomes

Achieving better outcomes with Aboriginal tenants and clients through partnerships with Aboriginal organisations, human services agencies, and by creating study, work and business opportunities.

Growing the Sector 

Strengthening and growing Aboriginal Community Housing Providers (ACHP) through sector investment, regulation and the transfer of housing and property management.

Data and Evidence

Improving data collection, evaluation and analysis to plan and in invest in the future.

For further information on the Listen and Yarn consultations which informed our strategy, click here.

Phase One of the strategy finished on 30 June 2022.  For a snapshot of key achievements click here.

Phase Two builds on our Phase One successes with specific commitments outlined in each of pillar pages on the side. 

During Phase One we focused on what and when we delivering.  Phase Two will also highlight our efforts to improve how we work with Aboriginal people and other stakeholders.  We will focus specifically on how we are:

  • Keeping Aboriginal culture at the center of everything we do
  • Accountability and governance
  • Demonstrating change

For more information on what we are doing to improve how we work, please refer to the How We Deliver page.




Every quarter we will provide an update on:

  • what we achieved in the previous quarter
  • what we plan to achieve in the upcoming quarter

Every six months we will provide an update on:

  • how we are tracking against our longer term commitments


Find out more

SFSC Implementation Plan

SFSC Fact Sheet


  • acknowledge

We acknowledge the traditional owners and custodians of the land on which we work and pay our respects to the Elders, both past and present.

Apology to the Stolen Generations