Resource Network For Linguistic Diversity

Also known as “Living Languages”, Resource Network For Linguistic Diversity is a medium-scale charity established in 2004. Their main activity is registered as linguistics primarily serving youth - 15 to under 25 aboriginal and torres strait islander people.

Living Languages stands alongside Indigenous people, who know there is a strong link between their language work and community resilience, health, wellbeing and cultural identity. We support the sustainability of Indigenous languages and Indigenous peoples ownership of their language documentation and revitalisation. We are responsive to community need, and offer training, advocacy, networking, professional development and information sharing.

Resource Network For Linguistic Diversity

Who They Help

  • Youth - 15 to under 25
  • People in rural/regional/remote communities
  • Adults - aged 65 and over
  • Adults - aged 25 to under 65
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people



Total employee expenses: $363,478 (55% of revenue).
Average full-time equivalent salary: $72,696.

Revenue vs Expenses

Resource Network For Linguistic Diversity has seen an average annual growth of 3% in revenue versus a 4% p.a. increase in expenses. This imbalance can sometimes mean a challenge for long-term financial management.

Assets vs Liabilities

As of 2020, Resource Network For Linguistic Diversity has a debt-to-equity (D/E) ratio of 0.88. This is considered slightly riskier than average within the charity space.

Sources of Revenue

Sources of Expense

Responsible People

Alice Gaby
Board Member
Stephen Morey
Senan Gibson
John Mansfield
Board Member
Colleen Sherratt
Board Member
Robert Mclellan
Faith Baisden
Board Member
Lee Joachim
Board Member

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Registration Status
Charity is registered.
DGR Status

Donations can be claimed as a tax deduction.

Office Address
Our Community House
North Melbourne
Operating States
Entity Type
Other Incorporated Entity

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