The Kimberley Sustainable Development Charitable Trust

The Kimberley Sustainable Development Charitable Trust is a large-scale charity established in 2002. Their main activity is registered as income support and maintenance primarily serving aboriginal and torres strait islander people.

By providing food and other basic requirements to Kimberley First Nations people and also by supporting students to attend schools both locally and away from home,including young children and adults. First Nation people apply to the trust for assistance and then purchase order is supplied to various stores and organisation. Funds are also sent to both private and public schools on behalf of individual applicants. All First Nations people from the Kimberley can apply for assistance and depending on funding availability will depend on whether the application is approved or not.

Who They Help

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people



Total employee expenses: $173,547 (4% of revenue).
Average full-time equivalent salary: $57,849.

Revenue vs Expenses

The Kimberley Sustainable Development Charitable Trust has seen an average annual growth of 101% in revenue versus a 343% p.a. increase in expenses. This imbalance can sometimes mean a challenge for long-term financial management.

Assets vs Liabilities

As of 2019, The Kimberley Sustainable Development Charitable Trust has a debt-to-equity (D/E) ratio of 1.00. This is considered riskier than average within the charity space.

Sources of Revenue

Sources of Expense

Responsible People

Tyronne Garstone
Thomas Birch
Possibly also represents: Ngnowar-Aerwah Aboriginal Corporation.
Anne Sigley
Robert Powrie
Registration Status
Charity is registered.
DGR Status

Donations can be claimed as a tax deduction.

Operating States
Entity Type
Other Unincorporated Entity

An other unincorporated entity is a number of people grouped together by a common purpose with club-like characteristics, for example, a sporting club, social club or trade union. Some club-like characteristics are that: there are members of the association the members will normally be free to join or leave the association the association will normally continue in existence independently of any change to the composition of the association as a matter of history, there will have been a moment in time when a number of persons combined to form the association there is a contract (which can fall short of a legally enforceable contract) binding the members among themselves, and there is a constitutional arrangement for meetings of members and for appointing officers. The meaning of any other unincorporated association or body of persons does not include a non-entity joint venture. Public Benevolent Institution

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