Community and Cultural Connections Inc

Community and Cultural Connections Inc is a medium-scale charity established in 1976. Their main activity is registered as voluntarism primarily serving youth - 15 to under 25 adults - aged 25 to under 65 adults - aged 65 and over aboriginal and torres strait islander people gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender or intersex persons migrants, refugees or asylum seekers people from a culturally and linguistically diverse background financially disadvantaged people people with disabilities unemployed persons victims of crime (including family violence) females males.

- We provided culturally and linguistically appropriate social support services and transport to multicultural residents living in the Sydney Inner West Region and South East Sydney (including City of Sydney) who have special needs or complex needs, or are suffering from social isolation, loneliness, financial and social disadvantage, barriers of culture or English language, or mental health or other poor health conditions. - We also advocate on behalf of local multicultural communities to address their unmet needs and work together with those communities, other stakeholders and partners to foster inclusion and to promote and strengthen social cohesion and community harmony. - We provided crisis relief to vulnerable people during the Covid-19 pandemic (e.g. including food and necessities hampers to their door steps, mobile data, shopping vouchers) - In 2019-2020, we provided 23,472 hours of services to 1,996 clients, and worked in collaboration with 60 organisational partners to advocate, refer, and deliver services in response to local needs.

Community and Cultural Connections Inc

Who They Help

  • Youth - 15 to under 25
  • Victims of disaster
  • Victims of crime (including family violence)
  • Veterans and/or their families
  • Unemployed persons
  • People with disabilities
  • People with chronic illness (including terminal illness)
  • People from a culturally and linguistically diverse background
  • People at risk of homelessness/ people experiencing homelessness
  • Other charities
  • Migrants, refugees or asylum seekers
  • Males
  • Gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender or intersex persons
  • Financially disadvantaged people
  • Females
  • Families
  • Early childhood - aged under 6
  • Children - aged 6 to under 15
  • Adults - aged 65 and over
  • Adults - aged 25 to under 65
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people



Total employee expenses: $241,582 (79% of revenue).
Average full-time equivalent salary: $80,527.

Revenue vs Expenses

Community and Cultural Connections Inc has seen an average annual growth of 4% in revenue versus a 8% 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: $14,289

Assets vs Liabilities

As of 2020, Community and Cultural Connections Inc 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

Dina Petrakis
Damien Hawryluk
Rosanna Barbero
Possibly also represents: Ethnic Community Services Co-operative.
Tuong-vi Pham
Sylvia Hale
Colleen Sutherland
Van Trinh
Possibly also represents: Indochinese Elderly Refugees Association.

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Registration Status
Charity is registered.
DGR Status

Donations can be claimed as a tax deduction.

Operating States
Entity Type
Other Incorporated Entity

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