Equity Trustees has been appointed as co-trustee of the Aboriginal Housing Foundation in Western Australia, with the Aboriginal Housing Recovery Centre Limited, an entity created by the South West Aboriginal Land and Sea Council (SWALSC).
The Aboriginal Housing Foundation is a special purpose charitable trust created to benefit Noongar people of the South West of WA and the broader Aboriginal communities, and will oversee a new joint venture to develop social housing, specialised care and a training centre for Noongar people in WA.
“We are committed to the primary objective of the Foundation, which is to alleviate homelessness and improve general social outcomes for Noongar people and other Aboriginal people in Western Australia,” said Ian Westley, Executive General Manager, Trustee and Wealth Services, Equity Trustees.
“Equity Trustees has had a long-standing partnership with SWALSC and the Noongar people, and we are proud to have the opportunity to play a constructive role in this innovative new joint venture.
“We look forward to continuing to enable and empower the Noongar and all Aboriginal people build a sustainable future for their communities,” Mr Westley concluded.