Polio Australia Incorporated

Polio Australia Incorporated is a medium-scale charity established in 2008. Their main activity is registered as other education primarily serving adults - aged 65 and over.

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. https://www.polioaustralia.org.au/strate gic-plans/

Polio Australia Incorporated

Who They Help

  • Adults - aged 25 to under 65
  • Adults - aged 65 and over
  • People with disabilities



Total employee expenses: $317,801 (76% of revenue).
Average full-time equivalent salary: $63,560.

Revenue vs Expenses

Polio Australia Incorporated has seen an average annual growth of 28% in revenue versus a 24% p.a. increase in expenses. This can be a good sign of financial health.

Grants given out in 2019 for use within Australia: $3,210

Assets vs Liabilities

As of 2019, Polio Australia Incorporated has a debt-to-equity (D/E) ratio of 0.73. 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
Possibly also represents: Synapse Australia Limited.
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
Se 605 89-93 High St S
VIC 3101
Operating States
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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