Kalwun provides an Affordable Housing program for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander residents of the Gold Coast.

Kalwun owns 50 residential properties on the Gold Coast with a a mixture of units, duplexes and houses with two to five bedrooms.

All properties are predominantly located between Tugun, Palm Beach, Varsity Lakes, Robina, Mudgeeraba, Miami, Merrimac, Nerang, Helensvale, Labrador, Chirn Park and Southport.

Kalwun does not provide emergency or crisis accommodation. All of the tenancies at Kalwun are either on a medium or long-term basis.


To be eligible to go on the housing waiting list, clients must:

  • be of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent
  • have a Confirmation of Aboriginality Certificate
  • have been a Gold Coast resident for two consecutive years or more.

Accessing the service

To apply for the Affordable Housing program, collect and complete a form from Kalwun Head Office at Level 1, 14 Cassia Drive, Varsity Lakes.

Kalwun acknowledges the various Traditional Custodians on whose land we meet, share, learn, work and live. We pay our respect to the Elders past, present and emerging and extend our respect to Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people from all Nations of this land.

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