Victorian Deaf Society

Also known as “Tasdeaf”, “Vicdeaf”, “hearservice”, “Senswide Employment”, “Expression Employment”, “Expression Access”, “Expression Audiology” and “Expression Australia”, Victorian Deaf Society is a large-scale charity established in 1883. Their main activity is registered as economic, social and community development primarily serving people with disabilities.

The Victorian Deaf Society (Vicdeaf) is a progressive community service organisation striving to provide relevant, responsive and accessible services. Established in 1884, Vicdeaf is still the primary source of reference, referral, advice and support for deaf and hard of hearing adults in Victoria and Tasmania. Vicdeaf has an annual turnover of $14M with over 120 permanent staff and an additional 240 casual Auslan interpreting and teaching staff. To achieve access and equity for people who are deaf or hard of hearing, we engage and work collaboratively with community, government and private sector organisations. The following services illustrate the broad range of service offerings: Case Management and Independent living training Audiology, Rehabilitation and Assistive listening devices Employment service and support Auslan Interpreting Community programs (Auslan classes, information services, community education) Production of Auslan translated videos and captioning Deaf awareness training Hearing awareness training Auslan training in the workplace Hearing screenings and assessment Hearing devices and customised ear plugs

Victorian Deaf Society

Who They Help

  • Unemployed persons
  • Adults - aged 65 and over
  • People in rural/regional/remote communities
  • Gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender or intersex persons
  • Families
  • People with disabilities
  • Other charities
  • Adults - aged 25 to under 65
  • People from a culturally and linguistically diverse background
  • Males
  • Females
  • Youth - 15 to under 25
  • Migrants, refugees or asylum seekers
  • General community in Australia

Employees

Full-time
65
Part-time
49
Casual
99
Volunteers
50

Total employee expenses: $9,657,407 (69% of revenue).
Average full-time equivalent salary: $104,972.

Revenue vs Expenses

Victorian Deaf Society has seen an average annual growth of 9% in revenue versus a 7% p.a. increase in expenses. This can be a good sign of financial health.

Grants given out in 2017 for use within Australia: $21,284

Assets vs Liabilities

As of 2017, Victorian Deaf Society has a debt-to-equity (D/E) ratio of 0.09. This is considered safer than average within the charity space.

Sources of Revenue

Sources of Expense

Responsible People

Peter Saunders
Director
Hilary Fisher
Director
Possibly also represents: Tasmanian Deaf Society.
Kruithoff Glenn
Secretary
Demetrio Zema
Director
Possibly also represents: Centre For Multicultural Youth.
Garry Fowler
Director
Praveen Reddy
Director
Also represents: The Onemda Association Inc.
Glenn Kruithoff
Secretary
Also represents: Tasmanian Deaf Society.
Simone Williams
Director
Catherine Santo
Director
Gavin Balharrie
Director
Peter Berg
Director
Possibly also represents: Church Of The Nazarene East Mt Gravatt.

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ABN
56004058084
Registration Status
Charity is registered.
DGR Status
Endorsed

Donations can be claimed as a tax deduction.

Office Address
Lvl 4 340 Albert St
East Melbourne
VIC 3002
Australia
Operating States
VIC TAS
Entity Type
Australian Public Company

A company is a non-individual client type. Company is defined to include a body corporate and any other unincorporated association or body of persons but does not include a partnership or a non-entity joint venture. Public Benevolent Institution

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