Raising Literacy Australia Incorporated

Raising Literacy Australia Incorporated is a large-scale charity established in 2003. Their main activity is registered as publishing primarily serving early childhood - aged under 6 families.

We provide 65,000 free literacy packs for families in South Australia with children aged birth to 5 years plus home libraries to children in out of home care (foster, residential and kinship care) and professional learning to the early childhood sector on brain development in young children.

Raising Literacy Australia Incorporated

Who They Help

  • People in rural/regional/remote communities
  • Financially disadvantaged people
  • Families
  • Early childhood - aged under 6
  • Adults - aged 65 and over
  • Adults - aged 25 to under 65



Total employee expenses: $363,569 (29% of revenue).
Average full-time equivalent salary: $90,892.

Revenue vs Expenses

Raising Literacy Australia Incorporated has seen an average annual growth of 17% in revenue versus a 3% p.a. increase in expenses. This can be a good sign of financial health.

Assets vs Liabilities

As of 2020, Raising Literacy Australia Incorporated has a debt-to-equity (D/E) ratio of 0.59. This is considered slightly riskier than average within the charity space.

Sources of Revenue

Sources of Expense

Responsible People

Ceinwyn Elleway
Board Member
Ruth Blenkiron
Board Member
Matthew Holden
Melvin Mansell
Board Member
Possibly also represents: Australian Science Media Centre.
Devita Pathi
Board Member
Peter Withy

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Registration Status
Charity is registered.
DGR Status

Donations can be claimed as a tax deduction. (Fund name: RAISING LITERACY FUND).

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

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