The Good Foundation

Also known as “Jamie's Ministry of Food Australia”, The Good Foundation is a large-scale charity established in 2010. Their main activity is registered as other health service delivery primarily serving general community in australia.

The Good Foundation maintains two Jamie's Ministry of Food Centres located in Queensland and Victoria, two Mobile Kitchens servicing communities around Queensland and Victoria. At present there have been close to 55,000 people who have benefited from participating in Jamie's Ministry of Food through food education programs that empower participants with the skills and confidence to take control of their health and well-being. The Good Foundation also commenced the Jamie Oliver Learn Your Fruit and Veg program through food education programs for primary school children. To date 20,000 children have completed this program since this commenced.

The Good Foundation

Who They Help

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
  • Children - aged 6 to under 15
  • Migrants, refugees or asylum seekers
  • People in rural/regional/remote communities
  • People with chronic illness (including terminal illness)
  • People with disabilities
  • Victims of disaster
  • Youth - 15 to under 25
  • General community in Australia



Total employee expenses: $1,550,914 (60% of revenue).
Average full-time equivalent salary: $129,243.

Revenue vs Expenses

The Good Foundation has seen an average annual decline of -8% in revenue versus a -7% p.a. decrease in expenses. This imbalance can sometimes mean a challenge for long-term financial management.

Assets vs Liabilities

As of 2019, The Good Foundation has a debt-to-equity (D/E) ratio of 0.57. This is considered slightly riskier than average within the charity space.

Sources of Revenue

Sources of Expense

Responsible People

Christopher Dodd
Oliver Carton
Possibly also represents: Melbourne Symphony Orchestra Pty Ltd.
Andrew Muir

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Registration Status
Charity is registered.
DGR Status

Donations can be claimed as a tax deduction.

Office Address
169 Park St
South Melbourne
VIC 3205
Operating States
Entity Type
Other Unincorporated Entity

An other unincorporated entity is a number of people grouped together by a common purpose with club-like characteristics, for example, a sporting club, social club or trade union. Some club-like characteristics are that: there are members of the association the members will normally be free to join or leave the association the association will normally continue in existence independently of any change to the composition of the association as a matter of history, there will have been a moment in time when a number of persons combined to form the association there is a contract (which can fall short of a legally enforceable contract) binding the members among themselves, and there is a constitutional arrangement for meetings of members and for appointing officers. The meaning of any other unincorporated association or body of persons does not include a non-entity joint venture. Health Promotion Charity

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