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
Who They Help
- Unemployed persons
- Adults - aged 65 and over
- People in rural/regional/remote communities
- Gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender or intersex persons
- People with disabilities
- Other charities
- Adults - aged 25 to under 65
- People from a culturally and linguistically diverse background
- Youth - 15 to under 25
- Migrants, refugees or asylum seekers
- General community in Australia
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
- Peter Saunders
- Hilary Fisher
- DirectorPossibly also represents: Tasmanian Deaf Society.
- Kruithoff Glenn
- Demetrio Zema
- DirectorAlso represents: Y-Gap (Y-Generation Against Poverty) Ltd.Possibly also represents: Centre For Multicultural Youth.
- Garry Fowler
- Praveen Reddy
- DirectorAlso represents: The Onemda Association Inc.
- Glenn Kruithoff
- SecretaryAlso represents: Tasmanian Deaf Society.
- Simone Williams
- DirectorPossibly also represents: St Dunstan's Pre - School Kindergaretn Incorporated.
- Catherine Santo
- DirectorPossibly also represents: Royal Tasmanian Society For The Blind And Deaf.
- Gavin Balharrie
- Peter Berg
- DirectorPossibly also represents: Church Of The Nazarene East Mt Gravatt.
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- Registration Status
- Charity is registered.
- DGR Status
Donations can be claimed as a tax deduction.
- Office Address
Lvl 4 340 Albert St
- 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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