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Becoming a member

Community Housing Industry Association of SA (CHIA SA) members gain access to new and relevant information, professional development, and advocacy, building a more skilled, innovative, and collaborative industry.

Membership Benefits

Supporting an innovative and professional community housing industry in SA.

CHIA SA Memberships:

  • Tier 1 Provider
  • Tier 2 Provider
  • Tier 3 Provider
  • Associate Member

CHIA SA Members will:

  • Have a right to vote, and to a say, at the Annual General Meeting (AGM) and any Special General Meetings (SGM),
  • Be able to nominate for representative positions (where vacant) on the Board of Directors,
  • Receive regular sector emails, newsletters and bulletins keeping Members informed of relevant community housing sector developments Australia-wide,
  • Have access to umbrella organisations, supports, and advocacy,
  • Be able to participate in CHIA SA events, including Sector Consultations and Policy Forums.

What services are available to members?

  • Current and relevant national and local sector-wide issues and details of up-coming events in SA and Australia provided in regular e-newsletters,
  • Ongoing advice, support, and information-sharing of community housing related issues,
  • New opportunities to present sector views to all levels of government in SA and nationally,
  • Influencing through political advocacy and input into housing policy research and development,
  • Connection to community housing providers in SA and other jurisdictions for collaboration and networking,
  • Representation at relevant committees and working parties at a state and national level,
  • Services and equipment at Member rates (such as meeting room facilities, photocopying, book binding etc.)

Member resources

Crisis Contacts

Homeless Connect SA
(24/7 state-wide telephone service for anyone experiencing homelessness)
1800 003 308

(for young people aged 15-25 years)
1300 306 046

24/7 Domestic Violence Crisis Line
(for crisis counselling, support, and referral to safe accommodation)
1800 800 098

(for sexual assault, domestic and family violence counselling)

1800 737 732 

(24/7 crisis support for people who are feeling overwhelmed or having difficulty coping or staying safe)
13 11 14