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through shelter, we empower

Habitat for Humanity is one of the world's largest not-for-profit housing providers for low-income families and vulnerable groups. At Habitat for Humanity Australia, we support the world's most vulnerable families access safe shelter, water, sanitation and hygiene and livelihood training.

our values

Our core values are Housing for all, Human Dignity, Partnership, Faith in Action, Diversity & Inclusiveness.

our vision

A world where everyone has a safe and decent place to live.

our mission

To bring communities together to help families build strength, stability and self-reliance through shelter.
building a better world

our global impact

People served

10 million

Volunteers mobilised

0 million

Served in Asia & the Pacific

1 million

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Our Impact Stories

Read about the families we work with overseas and in Australia.

NAIDOC Week 2024 | A lifetime of impact on Indigenous lives, one brush, one team, one smile at a time
This year during NAIDOC week we worked alongside our corporate partners across Sydney, Newcastle and Brisbane to provide Indigenous housing with much needed repairs and renovations.  We mobilised 180 corporate volunteers who gave up their…
interior of a home that is falling apart.
The Surging Housing Crisis is Straining the Health of Everyday Australians.
The connection between housing and health is undeniable, as Australia's current housing crisis continues to impact people nationwide, the health implications of inadequate housing are becoming more and more apparent. From physical impacts…
Habitat for Humanity Australia’s New Subsidised Rental Program for Women and Children in Need
What is SHARP?  SHARP is Habitat for Humanity Australia’s Subsidised Housing and Affordable Rental Program. Affordable housing not only provides the fundamental need of every family for safe and stable housing, but it…
Australia’s Women and Children Need All of Us Right Now: Homelessness and Domestic Violence in Australia
When you think of Australia, you think of beautiful beaches and a vibrant country however there is an underlying social issue that sits beneath the beauty: domestic violence. The leading cause of homelessness…
Habitat for Humanity Australia completes the construction of emergency accommodation for Indigenous women and children escaping domestic violence
We are pleased to share that our newly built Domestic Violence Refuge in Sydney is now complete. The project has been long awaited and will support Indigenous women and children for years to…
Unlocking the Power of Corporate Volunteering Overseas: Building Homes in Partnership with Families in Need 
In recent years, corporate volunteering has emerged as a powerful tool for both social impact and employee engagement. One particularly impactful form of corporate volunteering is participating in overseas projects like our Global…

volunteer with us

Take change into your own hands and make a difference today. Join us on a volunteer build in Australia or Overseas.

Habitat for Humanity Australia acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the country on which we work, the peoples of the Eora Nation, and recognise their continuing connection to land, water, and culture. We pay our respects to their Elders past, present and emerging. We respectfully acknowledge the traditional owners of the lands and waters of Australia. 

We are endorsed by the Australian Taxation Office as a Deductible Gift Recipient with charity status. Donations of $2 or more are tax deductible. Habitat for Humanity is accredited by the Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (DFAT), responsible for managing the Australian Government’s development program. Habitat for Humanity Australia receives support through the Australian NGO Cooperation Program (ANCP).

Habitat For Humanity Australia ABN: 29 131 976 004
Habitat for Humanity Australia Overseas Aid Fund ABN: 36 747 459 174
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