Supported accommodation facilities provide accommodation to those individuals in the community who may have:

  • Impaired capacities
  • Mental illnesses
  • Intellectual disabilities
  • Aged persons
  • Acquired Brain Injuries
  • Medical Challenges


  • Supports Members
  • Provides an industry voice
  • Promotes a positive industry image
  • Provides resources for industry training
  • Provides information and feedback to government
  • Lobbies for residential services
  • Participates in partnership with government and community sector


  • To represent the interest of members
  • To improve industry viability
  • To promote professionalism within the industry
  • To raise industry profile in the wider community


  • Continuous industry improvement
  • Respected business practices
  • Access to government funding


  • act with care and diligence
  • treat everyone with respect and courtesy, and without harassment
  • comply with all applicable Australian & Queensland laws
  • maintain appropriate confidentiality about dealings that the member has with any resident, other members or any external agencies
  • disclose, and take reasonable steps to avoid, any conflict of interest (real or apparent) in connection with SAPA membership
  • at all times behave in a way that upholds SAPA values
  • observe the principles of honesty, integrity and ensure that Supported Accommodation Providers Association Inc. business is carried out efficiently and effectively;
  • clarify whether speaking on behalf of the Association or as a private individual
  • All member’s facilities are registered and accredited as level 3 residential services with Residential Services within the Department of Housing and Public Works