Strata collective sales advocacy service

The Strata Collective Sales Advocacy Service is a state-wide program, which allocates funding to non-profit organisations for the provision of legal advice and advocacy services. The NSW Government is committed to ensuring that dispute resolution is more equitable to NSW strata residential consumers. The Service will only provide services to certain targeted lot owners from identified disadvantaged groups.

Key dates

Current funding is provided from 1 November 2016 to 30 June 2019.

The Service

The Service is funded to provide legal advice, advocacy services, and assist or represent targeted NSW strata residential consumers before the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal (the Tribunal) and the Land and Environment Court (the Court) regarding the strata schemes collective sales and renewals scheme in the Strata Schemes Development Act 2015.

Grants are provided for the operations and management of the Service to provide legal advice advocacy services and representation at the Tribunal and the Court.

How much funding is provided?

Approximately $400,000 each year is available for the 2016-2019 funding period. Funding under the program is fully allocated until 30 June 2019.

Program guidelines

For information on funding under this program, please refer to the Strata Collective Sales Advocacy Service Program Guidelines (PDF, 282.81 KB)

Currently funded services

Seniors Rights Service

Level 4, 418A Elizabeth Street
Surry Hills NSW 2010
Tel: 1800 424 079

Marrickville Legal Centre

338 Illawarra Road
Marrickville NSW 2204
Tel: 9559 2899

Want more information?

Contact the Community and Industry Grants Branch at grants@finance.nsw.gov.au or phone 9619 8731.

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