THE TRUSTEE FOR GROOTE EYLANDT ABORIGINAL TRUST

THE TRUSTEE FOR GROOTE EYLANDT ABORIGINAL TRUST is a large-scale charity established in 1998. Their main activity is registered as grant-making activities primarily serving aboriginal and torres strait islander people.

GEAT continues to provide charitable grants to support and improve the lives of its beneficiaries. Funds are also set aside each year to ensure GEAT can support future generations forever. In the education space GEAT continues to be a major funder of the Graham (Polly) Farmer Program providing students with tutoring both during and after school. In 2020 GEAT sponsored 24 new students to join the Aminjarrinja Education Program where children live and attend school in North Queensland. Other initiatives are also supported to provide young people with different learning opportunities and life experiences. GEAT supports the sick, aged and individuals with disabilities including assistance to set up the MJD House in Darwin offering respite accommodation for MJD clients and their families. GEAT is a partner of the Groote Renal Program which allows patients to return home to their families and receive dialysis on country. GEAT operates the community garden which grows an abundance of fresh produce that is enjoyed by young and old. The ingredient component of the School Nutrition Program is also funded by GEAT to ensure students are fuelled with healthy meals. GEAT together with the Anindilyakwa Land Council fund ferry and bus services to ensure community members have access to important services (heath and banking) and transport to attend to cultural obligations (funerals and smoking ceremonies).

THE TRUSTEE FOR GROOTE EYLANDT ABORIGINAL TRUST

Who They Help

  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

Employees

Full-time
4
Part-time
0
Casual
2
Volunteers
0

Total employee expenses: $334,762 (2% of revenue).
Average full-time equivalent salary: $35,842.

Revenue vs Expenses

THE TRUSTEE FOR GROOTE EYLANDT ABORIGINAL TRUST has seen an average annual growth of 185% in revenue versus a -2% p.a. decrease in expenses. This can be a good sign of financial health.

Grants given out in 2020 for use within Australia: $3,988,046

Assets vs Liabilities

As of 2020, THE TRUSTEE FOR GROOTE EYLANDT ABORIGINAL TRUST has a debt-to-equity (D/E) ratio of 0.01. This is considered safer than average within the charity space.

Sources of Revenue

Sources of Expense

Responsible People

Wilfred Lalara
Deputy Chairperson
Fred Yantarrnga
Committee Member
Violet Huddleston
Committee Member
Possibly also represents: Lagulalya Aboriginal Corporation.
Peter Mcqueen
Chairperson
Betty Herbert
Committee Member
Bruce Fadelli
Committee Member
Eric Wurramara
Committee Member
Meriel Corbett-weir
Committee Member
Louisa Amagula
Committee Member

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ABN
30205934991
Registration Status
Charity is registered.
DGR Status
Not endorsed.

Donations are not tax deductible.

Office Address
Lot 490
Angurugu
NT 0822
Australia
Operating States
NT
Entity Type
Discretionary Investment Trust

The main source of income of the discretionary trust is from investment activities.

Contacts
08 8987 7800
[email protected]

Website
Categories
trustee, aged care, food, patients, terminally ill, nt, nutrition, transport, bus