Ballarat Regional Industries Inc

Ballarat Regional Industries Inc is a large-scale charity established in 1984. Their main activity is registered as employment and training primarily serving people with disabilities.

Ballarat Regional Industries Inc. is a social enterprise that empowers people and enriches the community, through creating employment pathways for people with disabilities (participants). In providing 'real'life work and training, in a safe enjoyable environment, people with disabilities are able to live more fulfilling lives, become self-empowered and exercise choice and control over their lives. This results in positive outcomes for themselves, their families and the local community. Our Board has established a strategic plan for the 5 year period 2017 - 2022. Each year builds upon the previous year to attain set goals over the 5 year period. Overall priorities are financial sustainability to maximise opportunities for our people, inspire and nurture our people to reach their full potential (participants and staff), share the importance of our mission and the contribution that BRI makes to the local community (financial and social improvements). We have completed the full transition to the NDIS. Our aim for 2019-2020 is to increase employment for people with a disability. Where there is capability and a demand we look to transition our people into open employment. For more information on our activities and type of work provided please visit our website

Ballarat Regional Industries Inc

Who They Help

  • Adults - aged 25 to under 65
  • People with disabilities
  • Youth - 15 to under 25



Total employee expenses: $3,780,327 (69% of revenue).
Average full-time equivalent salary: $32,310.

Revenue vs Expenses

Ballarat Regional Industries Inc has seen an average annual growth of 5% in revenue versus a 3% p.a. increase in expenses. This can be a good sign of financial health.

Assets vs Liabilities

As of 2019, Ballarat Regional Industries Inc has a debt-to-equity (D/E) ratio of 0.37. This is considered about average within the charity space.

Sources of Revenue

Sources of Expense

Responsible People

De Jong Annette
Board Member
Bradley Matthews
Board Member
Gregory Harbridge
Board Member
Stewart Howe
Board Member
Charles Kennedy
Board Member
Geoff Russell
Possibly also represents: Ballarat Hospice Care Incorporated.
Damien Varnis
Board Member
Possibly also represents: Ballarat General Cemeteries Trust.
Joanne Barber
Board Member
Wendy Mcnabb

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Registration Status
Charity is registered.
DGR Status

Donations can be claimed as a tax deduction.

Office Address
Po Box 36
VIC 3355
Operating States
Entity Type
Other Incorporated Entity

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