TENANCY WA INCORPORATED is a large-scale charity established in 2013. Their main activity is registered as legal services primarily serving financially disadvantaged people people at risk of homelessness/ people experiencing homelessness general community in australia others - all people renting in western australia, including boarders and lodgers, and long stay caravan park. victims of family and domestic violence. people under threat of eviction..

Tenancy WA was established to provide community legal services in support of the fundamental human right to safe, secure and affordable housing. As a not for profit, specialist community legal centre we provide free and low cost, independent, quality legal services to residential tenants anywhere in Western Australia (WA). We offer advice and information to residential tenants on our advice line 9am-5.00 pm weekdays, in person at Perth Magistrates Court and on our website. We provide a range of community education activities for tenants and professional development for community service workers and tenant advocates. We operate as a central resource unit to organisations in the WA Tenancy Network and provide support, resources, training and networking opportunities. We support residential tenants by providing practical and strategic assistance in their negotiations with lessors and during court processes. We seek to advance the interests of vulnerable renters in WA by providing law and policy reform advice to government and undertaking test case litigation. Tenancy WA is the lead agency of the Safe as Houses program in partnership with the Street Law Centre of WA and Womens Legal Service WA. Safe as Houses provides integrated case management services to prevent homelessness for women and children who have escaped domestic violence. Our annual report is available on our website at www.tenancywa.org.au


Who They Help

  • People at risk of homelessness/ people experiencing homelessness
  • General community in Australia
  • Financially disadvantaged people



Total employee expenses: $892,594 (66% of revenue).
Average full-time equivalent salary: $89,259.

Revenue vs Expenses

TENANCY WA INCORPORATED has seen an average annual growth of 10% in revenue versus a 4% p.a. increase in expenses. This can be a good sign of financial health.

Assets vs Liabilities

As of 2020, TENANCY WA INCORPORATED has a debt-to-equity (D/E) ratio of 0.48. This is considered slightly riskier than average within the charity space.

Sources of Revenue

Sources of Expense

Responsible People

Nigel Calver
Sue Pethick
Deputy Chairperson
Courtney Barron
Loraine Abernethie
Board Member
Mitchell Skala-brown
Wendy Murray
Board Member
Possibly also represents: Wa Blue Sky Incorporated.
Lesley Van Schoubroeck
Board Member
Also represents: GROW.

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Registration Status
Charity is registered.
DGR Status

Donations can be claimed as a tax deduction.

Office Address
Se 2 18 Plain St
East Perth
WA 6004
Operating States
Entity Type
Other Incorporated Entity

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