RAAV contact and membership


Benefits of joining RAAV:

Membership entitles you to vote at RAAV's Annual General Meeting, stand for RAAV's Committee and receive RAAV's package of assistance. Associate membership is also available for persons considering commencing a rooming house.

RAAV does not provide legal advice or undertake consultancy in relation to individual rooming houses.

RAAV's suite of services to members includes:

  • Promoting rooming house "Best Practice" to raise the standards and image of the private rooming house sector;
  • Providing a forum for rooming house operators and represent the views of members to Government;
  • Contributing to the Government's policy initiatives and producing submissions on matters affecting the rooming house sector;
  • Liaison with key stakeholders;
  • Creating a respected private Rooming House sector.
  • Providing other services to members including:

    • Being a central reference communication base on key issues that impact on private rooming houses;
    • Provide information on "Best Practice" and Government legislation
    • Conduct regular forums and information sessions;
    • Participate in Government forums;
    • Access to an interactive website with links to information on legislation, VCAT, Tenancy, Building, Business systems, case studies and assistance with services such as insurance;
    • Information about special rates for products and services with related businesses, e.g. insurance for rooming houses;
    • Regular newsletters on key matters impacting on private rooming houses.

RAAV's Committee meets regularly to provide programs and develop policies for representation to Government and Local Government. RAAV's members contribute to these important functions for improving rooming house operations.

For all membership enquiries and information about RAAV's services contact:

Keith Stubbs, RAAV's Secretary on:
0412 008 996
email info@raav.org.au
or mail to Secretary, RAAV, PO Box 504, North Melbourne,  Vic  3051

An Application form is available by clicking the link here...

Registered Accommodation Association of Victoria Privacy Policy

The Registered Accommodation Association of Victoria Limited (RAAV), the organisation representing the interests of the private rooming house sector, is subject to the Privacy Act 1998 and is committed to maintaining the privacy of any information collected and used. The Registered Accommodation Association of Victoria is concerned about the security and privacy of any business conducted with us and fully supports the Privacy Act.

The Registered Accommodation Association of Victoria takes reasonable steps to protect all of the personal information we hold or collect from misuse and loss and from unauthorised access, modification or disclosure. This protection applies in relation to information stored in both electronic and hard copy form. The Registered Accommodation Association of Victoria takes reasonable steps to permanently destroy information it no longer needs to hold.

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