SisterWorks Incorporated

SisterWorks Incorporated is a large-scale charity established in 2013. Their main activity is registered as voluntarism primarily serving youth - 15 to under 25 adults - aged 25 to under 65 migrants, refugees or asylum seekers people from a culturally and linguistically diverse background people in rural/regional/remote communities unemployed persons general community in australia.

Through work and entrepreneurship, our mission is to support women who are refugees, asylum seekers or migrants to improve their confidence, mental wellbeing, sense of belonging and economic outlook. SisterWorks Empowerment Hubs are workplaces and training centres that provide women who are refugees, asylum seekers or migrants with meaningful opportunities to develop pathways of education, employment, entrepreneurship and leadership. The Empowerment Hubs provide a centralised meeting place to prevent isolation and helps these women to connect with each other, as well as to connect with local and global communities. SisterWorks delivers learning opportunities through our Labs: Support, Design, Cooking, Business, Digital and Pathways. SIsterWorks provides a safe, friendly and nurturing space. We learn by doing. We share knowledge and we support each other and together we grow.

SisterWorks Incorporated

Who They Help

  • Youth - 15 to under 25
  • Unemployed persons
  • People in rural/regional/remote communities
  • People from a culturally and linguistically diverse background
  • Migrants, refugees or asylum seekers
  • General community in Australia
  • Financially disadvantaged people
  • Females
  • Adults - aged 25 to under 65



Total employee expenses: $650,077 (45% of revenue).
Average full-time equivalent salary: $92,868.

Revenue vs Expenses

SisterWorks Incorporated has seen an average annual growth of 34% in revenue versus a 57% 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: $417,775

Assets vs Liabilities

As of 2020, SisterWorks Incorporated has a debt-to-equity (D/E) ratio of 0.13. This is considered safer than average within the charity space.

Sources of Revenue

Sources of Expense

Responsible People

Lisa Palma
Board Member
Steven Mcgloin
Zena Lythgo
Board Member
Greg Wayman
Deputy Chairperson
Caroline Mills
Eliza Blandford
Rebecca Rohan-jones
Board Member
Prerana Mehta
Board Member

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Registration Status
Charity is registered.
DGR Status

Donations can be claimed as a tax deduction.

Office Address
296 Bridge Road
VIC 3121
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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