CNA Multicultural Services

Also known as “Patronato Epasa NSW”, “Marco Polo - The Italian School of Sydney”, “CNA Care Services”, “Centro Italia”, “Marco Polo College” and “Sportello Italia NSW”, CNA Multicultural Services is a medium-scale charity established in 2015. Their main activity is registered as welfare primarily serving adults - aged 25 to under 65 families people from a culturally and linguistically diverse background people at risk of homelessness/ people experiencing homelessness unemployed persons.

We provided social security services, advocacy and assistance to the Italian and multicultural community. We delivered a range of Covid-19 adaptable and versatile support projects including distance telecommunication support and online Italian language classes. We created an outdoor multicultural community garden available to local groups to foster social inclusion, increase awareness of healthy living and planting techniques, initiate and support community shed-style projects and host small outdoor events.

CNA Multicultural Services

Who They Help

  • Youth - 15 to under 25
  • Victims of crime (including family violence)
  • Unemployed persons
  • People with disabilities
  • People with chronic illness (including terminal illness)
  • People from a culturally and linguistically diverse background
  • People at risk of homelessness/ people experiencing homelessness
  • Migrants, refugees or asylum seekers
  • General community in Australia
  • Financially disadvantaged people
  • Families
  • Children - aged 6 to under 15
  • Adults - aged 65 and over
  • Adults - aged 25 to under 65



Total employee expenses: $124,325 (47% of revenue).
Average full-time equivalent salary: $31,081.

Revenue vs Expenses

CNA Multicultural Services has seen an average annual growth of 44% in revenue versus a 84% p.a. increase in expenses. This imbalance can sometimes mean a challenge for long-term financial management.

Assets vs Liabilities

As of 2020, CNA Multicultural Services has a debt-to-equity (D/E) ratio of 0.21. This is considered safer than average within the charity space.

Sources of Revenue

Sources of Expense

Responsible People

Giuseppina Cavallaro
Bruno Lopreiato
Giuseppina Auteri
Committee Member
Stella Maimone
Maria Tripodi
Committee Member
Giovanni Testa

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Registration Status
Charity is registered.
DGR Status
Not endorsed.

Donations are not tax deductible.

Operating States
Entity Type
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