Report from the Chair and Managing Director
3 October 2017
House with No Steps’ Vision, Values and Purpose were unchanged in 2016/17, reflecting our long-standing, exclusive focus on supporting people with a disability and upholding their human rights.
Vision: Inclusive communities which respect, value and empower all people with a disability
Values: Empowerment, Respect, Inclusion, Commitment and Achievement
Purpose: We help people with a disability live a great life.
2016/17 was the first year of House with No Steps’ 3-year 2016–19 IMPACT Plan. We made strong progress executing the strategic initiatives in the plan. The highlights include:
This includes ensuring that they:
People with a disability have a valuable role to play in our organisation, so we make sure they have a voice and are involved in our Governance. Our organisational performance is measured through the outcomes that people with a disability achieve.
House with No Steps recognises it is accountable to a broad range of stakeholders, but particularly our customers, for…
Overall 2016/17 was a great year for House with No Steps and we look to the future with confidence.
Our revenues grew by 14% to $171.5m with a net profit of $4.2m which was $1.2m more than last year. Bequest donations continue to increase, properties were sold for a profit and there were proceeds from mergers. Total operating costs increased 13%.
We re-invested our profits and cash reserves in improving properties and purchasing plant and equipment. We continued to grow our donor numbers.
2016/17 Revenue & 2016/17 Net Profit
This year our individual volunteers dedicated 19,923 hours of their time, an amazing contribution!
Our Board of Directors also all serve on a voluntary basis, dedicating their time and expertise to a cause close to their hearts.
In total this financial year 24 community-minded organisations have volunteered a significant 2,388 hours with House with No Steps.
Our committed Corporate Volunteers included:
Best Technology Services
This year we were fortunate to receive a…