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 Locations Chapter
In general, industry establishments are spread throughout Australia in line with the distribution of the population. The national head offices of the largest establishments are principally located in the major commercial hubs of Melbourne, Sydney, Brisbane and Perth due to the access to skilled labour and other necessities central to their activities. Smaller interest groups tend to have their head office (or central meeting place) in areas where the organisation was established and the majority of members live.
Access to funding is also important for many organisations... purchase to read more