The Trustee For Whitlam Institute Within Western Sydney University Trust

The Trustee For Whitlam Institute Within Western Sydney University Trust is a small-scale charity established in 2002. Their main activity is registered as other education primarily serving general community in australia.

The Whitlam Institute within Western Sydney University Trust acts to provide benefits specified in the Deed of Trust to Western Sydney University, including housing, maintenance and security of the Whitlam Prime Ministerial Collection for the purposes of scholarly study and research; a public program of lectures, publications, meetings and major events to enhance the Whitlam Institute's profile; research, archival, educational and public programs; and a trust fund to ensure the provision of resources to fulfil the purposes of the Whitlam Institute in to the future . In 2018 this support contributed to the work of the Whitlam Institute that included: Empowering young people to constructively participate as citizens through: delivery of civics education programs to over 1300 students from 50 school with a focus on Western Sydney convening What Matters writing competition in NSW, ACT and Tasmania empowering over 4000 students to write about what matters to them. Creating a space for intellectual and cultural engagement for the people of Western Sydney through: permanent and touring exhibition program in the historic Female Orphan School galleries - free entry offering seminar and other public programs including final speech and panel discussion with outgoing Race Discrimination Commissioner; symposium on Indigenous Self-determination; symposium on community sentiment and Chinese Australian Experiences. Undertaking a range of activities and research under the two policy themes of the Future of Australian Democracy and Australia in the World including; Whitlam Oration delivered by eminent barrister Bret Walker SC on The Information Democracy Needs; hosting panel discussion following screening of Border Politics, featuring human rights barrister Julian Burnside and refugee advocate Hayat Akbari; policy symposium presenting research findings of EG Whitlam Research Fellow Professor Heidi Norman on land rights in south east Australia; presentation of research findings of EG Whitlam Research Fellow Dr Adam Hughes Henry reflecting on the Whitlam Legacy on Foreign Affairs, Human Rights and International Law. Enhancing access to the Whitlam Prime Ministerial Collection through loans, digitisation of new material and online access. Continued utilisation of the Collection through the exhibitions program and scholarly research.

The Trustee For Whitlam Institute Within  Western Sydney University Trust

Who They Help

  • Children - aged 6 to under 15
  • People from a culturally and linguistically diverse background
  • Youth - 15 to under 25
  • General community in Australia



Total employee expenses: $0 (0% of revenue).
Average full-time equivalent salary: $0.

Revenue vs Expenses

The Trustee For Whitlam Institute Within Western Sydney University Trust has seen an average annual growth of 7% in revenue versus a 15% p.a. increase in expenses. This imbalance can sometimes mean a challenge for long-term financial management.

Grants given out in 2018 for use within Australia: $61,000

Assets vs Liabilities

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Sources of Expense

Responsible People

John Faulkner
Bevil Glover
Gabrielle Trainor
Rebecca Mifsud
Rebecca Huntley
Possibly also represents: The Bell Shakespeare Company Limited.
Talal Yassine
Patricia Amphlett
Peter Collins
Catherine Dovey
Cameron Clyne
Possibly also represents: Camp Quality Limited.

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Registration Status
Charity is registered.
DGR Status

Donations can be claimed as a tax deduction. (Endorsed DGR - Public Ancillary Fund).

Office Address
Cnr James Ruse Drive & Victoria Road
NSW 2116
Operating States
Entity Type
State Government Fixed Trust

A fixed trust is a trust in which persons have fixed entitlements to all of the income and capital of the trust at all times during the income year. That is, the trustee is bound to make a distribution to the beneficiaries in a fixed or predetermined manner, as set out in the trust deed. The fixed entitlement may be a specified fraction or a percentage.

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