Department of Human Services

Resources for NGOs and community service providers

For community organisations and service providers looking to align or progress their services and organisations to Rainbow Tick accreditation the following links and resources may be helpful.

The Rainbow Tick is a quality framework that helps organisations show that they are safe, inclusive and affirming services and employers for the LGBTIQ community.

If your organisation is seeking to achieve Australian Service Excellence Standards (ASES) accreditation the DHS Quality Portal helps funded service providers to achieve their ASES accreditation and other standards including reporting, business risk management and quality improvement. To find out more, contact the ASES team via

It sets the standard for compliance management by hosting hundreds of resources, best-practice policy templates, proformas, evidence guides and interactive self-assessments.

Page last updated : 24 Nov 2020

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