Financial & Legal Structure
The Geelong Revival Centre is comprised of two legal entities, (1) the Revival Trust and (2) the Geelong Revival Centre Pty Ltd.
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Structure 1: Revival Trust
“The trustee for Revival Trust” is an Australian Discretionary Investment Trust. ABN 38 835 163 062, formed in the year 2000, with the assistance of Wightons Lawyers.
As a medium-sized charity, it generates between $500,000 and $3,000,000 per year and enjoys tax-free status. It is registered with the Australian Charities and Not-for-profit Registry.
Trustees of the Revival Trust:
In April of 2015, Gary Peel and Peter Morgan were added as trustees on the “Revival Trust” by Noel Hollins.
The Revival Trust Deed is a publicly available legal document that defines the number of Trustees (3), their roles and its how the Trust is to be managed in order to provide the services for which it has been granted a tax exemption.
Unfortunately for the Trustees added in 2015, their appointment was accompanied by several limiting changes to their powers:
All individual Trustees, except for [REDACTED] , can be removed from their position, at any time, with no warning or notice.
Structure 2: Geelong Revival Centre Pty Ltd
Trustees of the Revival Trust are to appoint a company named The Geelong Revival Centre Proprietary Limited to hold all its physical assets.
This company is to have one (1) shareholder, which is to be the Revival Trust.
Public records show that The Geelong Revival Centre is a privately-owned Australian Proprietary Company, embedded within a Tax-Exempt charity.
The GRC Company has one owner, one director, one secretary, and one employee.
The GRC Trust, established to manage the GRC Company, has one Trustee with effective control over its operations; Noel Hollins.