Gunawirra is a medium-scale charity established in 2008. Their main activity is registered as cultural awareness primarily serving early childhood - aged under 6 children - aged 6 to under 15 families aboriginal and torres strait islander people people in rural/regional/remote communities financially disadvantaged people people at risk of homelessness/ people experiencing homelessness people with disabilities victims of crime (including family violence) females males.

We ran Mothers Groups for Aboriginal women and their babies in Rozelle. We worked in more than 20 Aboriginal preschools across NSW with programs on health and hygiene, growing gardens, culture and identity, nutrition, trauma, therapy and environment.


Who They Help

  • Victims of crime (including family violence)
  • People with disabilities
  • People in rural/regional/remote communities
  • People at risk of homelessness/ people experiencing homelessness
  • Males
  • Financially disadvantaged people
  • Females
  • Families
  • Early childhood - aged under 6
  • Children - aged 6 to under 15
  • Adults - aged 25 to under 65
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people



Total employee expenses: $409,497 (42% of revenue).
Average full-time equivalent salary: $27,501.

Revenue vs Expenses

Gunawirra has seen an average annual growth of 9% 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, Gunawirra has a debt-to-equity (D/E) ratio of 0.25. This is considered about average within the charity space.

Sources of Revenue

Sources of Expense

Responsible People

Graham Toomey
Board Member
Miriam Cavanagh
Audrey Walker
Leonard Stanley
Board Member

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Registration Status
Charity is registered.
DGR Status

Donations can be claimed as a tax deduction.

Office Address
19a Quirk St
NSW 2039
Operating States
Entity Type
Australian Public Company

A company is a non-individual client type. Company is defined to include a body corporate and any other unincorporated association or body of persons but does not include a partnership or a non-entity joint venture. Public Benevolent Institution

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