Aboriginal Community Owned & Managed

About Us

SEARMS’ aims to be the best housing and project management organisation in the state by:

  • Providing only the highest quality of service
  • Involving our people in decision making processes
  • Maintaining the confidence and trust of our partner organisations and the wider community by ensuring the delivery of culturally appropriate services
  • Being a viable and efficient Aboriginal controlled organisation.

Our values:

  • Respect for tenants, and the decisions of our members
  • The privacy of tenants and communities
  • Honesty about what we can and can’t do
  • Transparency in the way we run this organisation
  • Accountability to tenants, communities, and funding bodies
  • Integrity in all that we do.

Our objectives are to:

  • Further empower our communities by combining the skills, ideas and potential of all of our members
  • Create more viable housing organisations that continue to improve
  • Co-ordinate and streamline management of our housing stock
  • Deliver better service to tenants and applicants
  • Deliver housing stock in better condition to our members
  • Make us eligible to take over management of AHO properties
  • Create new opportunities for employment and training through building programs and land development
  • Attract a wider range of funding to build our communities
  • Increase home ownership for our people.