Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Performance of the broad and diverse Community Associations and Other Interest Groups industry has been mixed over the past five years. While some sectors of the industry have recorded declining income, the variety of organisations and groups that operate in the industry, from small and local clubs to large charities with international arms, has helped stabilise industry revenue. A steady rate of government funding has flowed through to the industry in the form of competitive grants and this has enabled many organisations to provide vital services. However, the unstable economic climate in the aftermath of the financial crisis has made fundraising tough. This is the main reason revenue is expected to climb more slowly over the five years through 2013-14 than it did prior to the crisis... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter
The types of products and services provided by organisations in the industry vary immensely, because the organisations range from small community groups to automobile associations that provide member services as part of multimillion dollar businesses. Rather than being broken up by the service they engage in, operators in the industry are segmented by the main function they perform.
Once solely member organisations for car owners, over the past few decades automobile associations have taken advantage of their large member bases and expanded to provide other services such as general insurance, retail funds management, financial services and hotel operation... purchase to read more