Polio Australia Incorporated

Also known as “Gillian Thomas”, Polio Australia Incorporated is a medium-scale charity established in 2008. Their main activity is registered as diseases and conditions primarily serving adults - aged 25 to under 65 adults - aged 65 and over families people with disabilities females males general community in australia.

As Australia's sole national peak organisation for polio survivors, we promote enhanced knowledge and management of the Late Effects of Polio across the health and community sectors through education and information. We also produce printed and web-based resources for polio survivors and the health professionals who treat them. We advocate for recognition of and appropriate health and disability service provision for Australia's polio survivors, including younger polio survivors from migrant and refugee backgrounds. We create positive visibility of polio survivors in the community.

Polio Australia Incorporated

Who They Help

  • People with disabilities
  • Males
  • General community in Australia
  • Females
  • Families
  • Adults - aged 65 and over
  • Adults - aged 25 to under 65



Total employee expenses: $348,193 (90% of revenue).
Average full-time equivalent salary: $87,048.

Revenue vs Expenses

Polio Australia Incorporated has seen an average annual growth of 23% in revenue versus a 21% p.a. increase in expenses. This can be a good sign of financial health.

Assets vs Liabilities

As of 2020, Polio Australia Incorporated has a debt-to-equity (D/E) ratio of 0.67. This is considered slightly riskier than average within the charity space.

Sources of Revenue

Sources of Expense

Responsible People

Noel Will
Board Member
Robyn Grote
Board Member
Maryann Liethof
Helen Leach
Board Member
Beverley Watson
Board Member
Gary Newton
Possibly also represents: The Darling Point Society Inc..
Wilma Thow
Board Member
Gillian Thomas
Also represents: Polio NSW Inc.
Alan Cameron
Ian Holding
Board Member
Peter Freckleton
Board Member
Possibly also represents: Post Polio Victoria Inc.
Suzanne Mackenzie
Board Member
Jennifer Jones
Board Member
Ross Duncan
Board Member
Possibly also represents: Journey Home Incorporated.
Arthur Dobson
Board Member
Peter Wierenga
Board Member
Possibly also represents: Launceston Community Legal Centre Inc.

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Registration Status
Charity is registered.
DGR Status

Donations can be claimed as a tax deduction.

Office Address
Ground Floor, Northcott Building 1 Fennell Street
Entity Type
Other Incorporated Entity

Other incorporated entity includes an entity that has the same characteristics as a company but is not incorporated as a corporation's law company. This category includes: a branch of an overseas company not incorporated in Australia (often the name ends in corporation) incorporated associations which are incorporated under a State Act incorporated charitable institutions Health Promotion Charity

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