Royal South Street Society

Also known as “The Grand National Eisteddfod of Australasia”, Royal South Street Society is a medium-scale charity established in 1878. Their main activity is registered as culture and arts primarily serving general community in australia.

- The Royal South Street Eisteddfod, an annual event that covers 14 theatrical disciplines of voice, music, and movements, providing some 40,000+ on-stage performance opportunities for competitors all over Australia. - South Street actively purses donations to assist towards prize money for our competitors. - Over 250 volunteers assist in the running of the Eisteddfod. - The Eisteddfod attracts benefits to the Ballarat economy by over $14 m annually.

Royal South Street Society

Who They Help

  • People from a culturally and linguistically diverse background
  • People in rural/regional/remote communities
  • People with disabilities
  • Unemployed persons
  • General community in Australia



Total employee expenses: $280,294 (35% of revenue).
Average full-time equivalent salary: $140,147.

Revenue vs Expenses

Royal South Street Society has seen an average annual growth of 2% in revenue versus a 1% p.a. increase in expenses. This can be a good sign of financial health.

Grants given out in 2019 for use within Australia: $142,720

Assets vs Liabilities

As of 2019, Royal South Street Society has a debt-to-equity (D/E) ratio of 0.07. This is considered safer than average within the charity space.

Sources of Revenue

Sources of Expense

Responsible People

Ronald Harrington
Board Member
Mary-rose Mclaren
Board Member
Peter Zala
Andrea Brown
Board Member
Virginia Wise
Board Member
Possibly also represents: School Broadcasting Network.
Benjamin Brown
Possibly also represents: Regional Housing Limited.

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Registration Status
Charity is registered.
DGR Status

Donations can be claimed as a tax deduction. (Fund name: ROYAL SOUTH STREET SOCIETY PRIZE FUND).

Office Address
Po Box 33
VIC 3353
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.

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