Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
Declining government support for community associations and related groups has resulted in the industry contracting 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 has helped limit these falls. A declining rate of government funding has resulted in many community organisations reducing service levels and limiting expansion. The unstable economic climate in the aftermath of the financial crisis has also made fundraising more difficult. This is a key source of revenue for many organisations in the industry. Overall, industry revenue is estimated to decrease at an annualised 1.4% over the five years through 2014-15, to $8.4 billion. This includes a forecast fall of 1.7%... 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 main 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