Shelter Housing Action Cairns Association Incorporated

Shelter Housing Action Cairns Association Incorporated is a large-scale charity established in 1989. Their main activity is registered as social housing primarily serving families people in rural/regional/remote communities financially disadvantaged people people at risk of homelessness/ people experiencing homelessness unemployed persons victims of crime (including family violence) females males.

SHAC delivers temporary supported accommodation and mobile support to families in Cairns who are homeless or at risk of homelessness. SHAC delivers financial support services which assist families and individuals to maintain and sustain their tenancy.

Shelter Housing Action Cairns Association Incorporated

Who They Help

  • Victims of crime (including family violence)
  • Unemployed persons
  • People in rural/regional/remote communities
  • People at risk of homelessness/ people experiencing homelessness
  • Males
  • Financially disadvantaged people
  • Females
  • Families



Total employee expenses: $1,099,523 (60% of revenue).
Average full-time equivalent salary: $61,085.

Revenue vs Expenses

Shelter Housing Action Cairns Association Incorporated has seen an average annual growth of 8% in revenue versus a 6% p.a. increase in expenses. This can be a good sign of financial health.

Assets vs Liabilities

As of 2020, Shelter Housing Action Cairns Association Incorporated has a debt-to-equity (D/E) ratio of 0.33. This is considered about average within the charity space.

Sources of Revenue

Sources of Expense

Responsible People

Paul Daly
Possibly also represents: The Hills Montessori School Inc.
Leanda Kayess
Joe Cristoldi
Danielle Turner
Board Member
Possibly also represents: Byron Bay Pre School Inc.
Douglas Hendry
Board Member
Sally Watson

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Registration Status
Charity is registered.
DGR Status

Donations can be claimed as a tax deduction.

Office Address
3 Brisbane Street
Parramatta Park
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 Public Benevolent Institution

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homelessness, literacy, qld, cairns, financial literacy, microfinance, Parramatta Park