Health Care Consumers Assoc Of The A.C.T. Incorporated

Health Care Consumers Assoc Of The A.C.T. Incorporated is a large-scale charity established in 1978. Their main activity is registered as health promotion primarily serving early childhood - aged under 6 children - aged 6 to under 15 youth - 15 to under 25 adults - aged 25 to under 65 adults - aged 65 and over aboriginal and torres strait islander people gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender or intersex persons migrants, refugees or asylum seekers people from a culturally and linguistically diverse background people in rural/regional/remote communities financially disadvantaged people people with chronic illness (including terminal illness) people with disabilities females males.

We were able to improve the safety and quality of health services in the following ways: - Supporting consumer representatives to participate in health service planning, health service delivery and monitoring the quality and safety of services. - Providing consumer input into health policy and service improvements. - Conducting consumer research in different areas of the health system to identify gaps and improve services. - Creating the Canberra Health Literacy Network website. This is a central point for health literacy information, resources, and training for the ACT. It has information for consumers, and for people who work for health and community services . - Running health literacy sessions to the ACT community to increase their knowledge of health services, their rights, how to be active in their care and navigate the health system.

Health Care Consumers Assoc Of The A.C.T. Incorporated

Who They Help

  • Youth - 15 to under 25
  • People with disabilities
  • People with chronic illness (including terminal illness)
  • People in rural/regional/remote communities
  • People from a culturally and linguistically diverse background
  • Migrants, refugees or asylum seekers
  • Males
  • Gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender or intersex persons
  • Financially disadvantaged people
  • Females
  • Early childhood - aged under 6
  • Children - aged 6 to under 15
  • Adults - aged 65 and over
  • Adults - aged 25 to under 65
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people



Total employee expenses: $880,903 (72% of revenue).
Average full-time equivalent salary: $125,843.

Revenue vs Expenses

Health Care Consumers Assoc Of The A.C.T. Incorporated has seen an average annual growth of 10% in revenue versus a 8% p.a. increase in expenses. This can be a good sign of financial health.

Assets vs Liabilities

As of 2020, Health Care Consumers Assoc Of The A.C.T. Incorporated has a debt-to-equity (D/E) ratio of 0.39. This is considered about average within the charity space.

Sources of Revenue

Sources of Expense

Responsible People

Darlene Cox
Alan Thomas
C Moore
Committee Member
Linda Trompf
Committee Member
Indra Gajanayake
Bannister Louise
Committee Member
Bernard Borg-caruana
Committee Member
Dean Hewson
Emma Baldock
Committee Member
Beatrice Vann
Committee Member

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Registration Status
Charity is registered.
DGR Status

Donations can be claimed as a tax deduction.

Office Address
100 Maitland St
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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