Royal Institute for Deaf and Blind Children
Annual Report 2016

2016 at a Glance

Map showing of RIDBC locations, Teleschool services, Renwick students and Continuing Professional Education graduates Postgraduate students from NZ and Asia
Caption: Map showing of RIDBC locations, Teleschool services, Renwick students and Continuing Professional Education graduates Postgraduate students from NZ and Asia

18 Sites Across Australia

Services

8,000+ people supported by RIDBC in 2016

20% of people in services from culturally and linguistically diverse communities
657 hearing screening tests provided for indigenous children
2,848 people received assessment and diagnostic services
1,116 children supported in early intervention services and schools

SCIC Cochlear Implant Program

391 cochlear implant surgeries performed

3000+ people received ongoing support from SCIC Cochlear Implant Program
220 people over 16 received their first implant
63 people under 16 received their first implant
16 partner hospitals
169 surgeries performed in public hospitals

RIDBC Renwick Centre

3,600+ person days of Continuing Professional Education delivered

161 students enrolled in postgraduate courses
71 graduates through RIDBC Renwick Centre
950+ Continuing Professional Education course attendees
30 online seminars streamed

Finance

$54.5M total revenue in 2016

44% operating revenue derived from fundraising
65.2% of expenditure spent on student and client services
$22.8M raised through charitable fundraising activities
$2M raised by RIDBC Rainbow Lottery

Brand and Awareness

12,000+ visitors per month to RIDBC websites

43,000+ downloads of RIDBC’s suite of language learning apps
129,000+ RIDBC newsletters distributed

Volunteers

22,000+ hours contributed by volunteers

1,160 people volunteered their time for RIDBC
35 people presented with RIDBC Volunteer Service and Recognition Awards


General information: 02 9871 1233 (TTY/V)
Service enquiries: 1300 581 391
Donations: 1800 043 411

Private Bag 29 Parramatta NSW 2124
info@ridbc.org.au
www.ridbc.org.au