The Koori Access Fund provides the following standard (legal) certificates free of charge for adults and children:

  • Birth
  • Death
  • Marriage
  • Change of name.

The Koori Access Fund is available to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who:

  • Hold a current health care or concession card
  • Are in out-of-home-care
  • Are in the youth justice and corrections systems.

To apply for a certificate under the Koori Access Fund, you will be asked to complete a simple statutory declaration.

For help applying for a certificate or if you have questions, email BDMIndigenousAccess@justice.vic.gov.au (External link) or call 1300 369 367.

The Koori Access Fund does not cover:

  • Commemorative certificates
  • Family history searches.