Older Persons Advocacy Network
Also known as “OPAN”, Older Persons Advocacy Network is a large-scale charity established in 2017. Their main activity is registered as self-advocacy primarily serving adults - aged 65 and over aboriginal and torres strait islander people gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender or intersex persons people from a culturally and linguistically diverse background people in rural/regional/remote communities financially disadvantaged people people at risk of homelessness/ people experiencing homelessness people with disabilities veterans and/or their families.
OPAN and its nine members supported the rights of older people across Australia. OPAN members provided over 27,300 occasions of service to older people, their families and representatives as the national organisation delivering the National Aged Care Advocacy Program.
Who They Help
- Veterans and/or their families
- People with disabilities
- People in rural/regional/remote communities
- People from a culturally and linguistically diverse background
- People at risk of homelessness/ people experiencing homelessness
- Gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender or intersex persons
- Financially disadvantaged people
- Adults - aged 65 and over
- Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
Total employee expenses: $808,117 (6% of revenue).
Average full-time equivalent salary: $101,015.
Revenue vs Expenses
Older Persons Advocacy Network has seen an average annual growth of 5131% in revenue versus a 11165% p.a. increase in expenses. This imbalance can sometimes mean a challenge for long-term financial management.
Grants given out in 2020 for use within Australia: $10,660,922
Assets vs Liabilities
As of 2020, Older Persons Advocacy Network has a debt-to-equity (D/E) ratio of 0.88. This is considered slightly riskier than average within the charity space.
Sources of Revenue
Sources of Expense
- Margaret Duckett
- Board MemberAlso represents: Seniors Rights Service.
- Benjamin Jones
- Carolanne Barkla
- Anne Burgess
- Deputy Chairperson
- Judith Davis
- Board MemberPossibly also represents: Wisemans Ferry & Districts Community Health & Resource Centre Inc, The Wisemans Ferry Sunshine Group Inc.
- Rowe Geoffrey
- Kimmy Jongue
- DirectorAlso represents: Ruby Gaea Darwin Centre Against Sexual Violence Inc.Possibly also represents: Darwin Community Legal Service Inc.
- Leanne Kearins
- Board MemberPossibly also represents: Aged and Disability Advocacy Australia.
- Leanne Groombridge
- Board MemberAlso represents: Advocacy Tasmania Inc.
- Mary Anne Hunt
- Mcdevitt Helen
- Brian O'keefe
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- Registration Status
- Charity is registered.
- DGR Status
Donations can be claimed as a tax deduction.
- Office Address
L 4 418a Elizabeth St
- 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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