Better Homes, Better Futures


Access Community Housing Company (ACHC) engages the services of a range of local contractors, primarily for property maintenance, to help us deliver on our moto of ‘Better Homes, Better Futures’ for our clients across Cairns and Far North Queensland. The trades and services we regularly use are:

  • Handyman services
  • Plumbing
  • Cleaning
  • Locksmith services
  • and a variety of others

  • Electrical
  • Painting and decorating
  • Gardening
  • Building maintenance and renovations

ACHC Contractor Requirements

Insurance. All ACHC contractors must have current public liability insurance. If contractors have employees other than themselves, then current WorkCover insurance is also required. Evidence will need to be shown. Please provide copies of appropriate insurance certificates to New copies will need to be provided each year, showing validity dates.

Safe Work and Licensing. ACHC contractors are required to provide safe work method statements and job safety statements prior to commencing certain types of work. Contractors must carry the appropriate licenses or tickets for the work they are undertaking on behalf of ACHC.

Invoicing. When invoicing ACHC for work completed, contractors must ensure all invoices include a valid ACHC work order number. Invoices can be emailed to , dropped into our head office at 5 Anderson Street, Cairns or posted to Access Community Housing Company, PO Box 7381, Cairns QLD 4870.

To assist our tenants with speedy bond refunds, ACHC requests all invoices are provided by contractors within 7 days of the work being complete.

Prospective Contractors

From time to time ACHC will require the services of a new contractor, either for services not available within our existing pool, or due to an existing contractor moving on. These opportunities will be promoted here on our site.

ACHC – Current Contractor Requirements

Thank you for your interest. There are currently no new contractor requirements.

For more information regarding Access Community Housing Company and its contractors, please contact us on or phone (07) 4031 6702.

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