Ballarat & Grampians Community Legal Service Inc.

Ballarat & Grampians Community Legal Service Inc. is a large-scale charity established in 1989. Their main activity is registered as law and legal services primarily serving general community in australia.

Ballarat & Grampians Community Legal Service (BGCLS) is a not-for-profit organisation providing free legal advice and information to people who live, work or study in the Central Highlands and Wimmera regions of Victoria. BGCLS participates proactively in collective and individual social justice issues which have an impact on people within the community by providing community development, community legal education, capacity building and law and policy reform projects based on the needs of our community. BGCLS aims to address the unmet legal need and eliminate barriers to justice which exist for many disadvantaged members of the community. These barriers are reinforced by the high cost of private legal services, the restrictions on Victoria Legal Aid and the complexity of the law. We actively work in partnership wherever possible, with government, Victoria Legal Aid and other publicly funded legal assistance service providers, pro bono contributors, the private legal profession, community services agencies and other community partners to ensure the best outcomes for their clients and community.

Ballarat & Grampians Community Legal Service Inc.

Who They Help

  • Financially disadvantaged people
  • General community in Australia



Total employee expenses: $730,231 (68% of revenue).
Average full-time equivalent salary: $73,023.

Revenue vs Expenses

Ballarat & Grampians Community Legal Service Inc. has seen an average annual growth of 7% in revenue versus a 10% p.a. increase in expenses. This imbalance can sometimes mean a challenge for long-term financial management.

Assets vs Liabilities

As of 2019, Ballarat & Grampians Community Legal Service Inc. has a debt-to-equity (D/E) ratio of 1.00. This is considered riskier than average within the charity space.

Sources of Revenue

Sources of Expense

Responsible People

Stephanie Carter
Committee Member
Scott Sherritt
Dianne Hadden
Deputy Chairperson
Bianca Anstis

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Registration Status
Charity is registered.
DGR Status

Donations can be claimed as a tax deduction.

Office Address
5 Chancery Lane
Ballarat Central
VIC 3350
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. Public Benevolent Institution

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