Registered Charity

Registered by ACNC with DGR Status

TRACTION For Young People Ltd (TRACTION) is a registered charity of the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC).

TRACTION is endorsed by the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) as a deductible gift recipient (DGR tier-1) which enables TRACTION to receive donations and gifts which are tax deductible to donors.

TRACTION’s ABN is 80 635 120 240.

TRACTION is also a registered public benevolent institution (PBI) under Subdivision 30-B of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997. A PBI is a specific type of charity whose purpose is to relieve poverty, distress, sickness, suffering, misfortune or disability.

Our Mission and Charitable Objects

TRACTION’s charitable objects are defined in its Constitution, which states that TRACTION is established to be a charity whose purpose is to advance social and public welfare through the provision of relief to Disadvantaged Young Persons by undertaking activities that includes:

  1. providing mentorship and training to Disadvantaged Young Persons to increase their ability to earn an independent source of income;
  2. developing the practical skills, communication skills and broader life skills of Disadvantaged Young Persons to increase their levels of self-sufficiency and capacity;
  3. providing employment opportunities to Disadvantaged Young Persons to increase their future employment and training opportunities;
  4. providing benevolent relief in the form of food assistance and support for community integration, especially for newly arrived migrants and refugees; and
  5. any other activities that are incidental or conducive to the Company fulfilling its purpose:

and in doing so, alleviating the likelihood of the disadvantaged young person continuing to suffer from poverty, distress and misfortune.

Disadvantaged Young Persons means young people who are experiencing poverty, misfortune or distress as a result of institutionalised welfare dependency, learning disability or behavioural disorder, suffering directly or indirectly from addiction, domestic violence, abuse and mental illness, involvement with the youth justice system, indigenous disadvantage, physical disability, ethnicity, being a refugee or asylum seeker or other similar cause.