Annual Information Statement 2017

Legal Name
Variety Queensland Inc
ABN
35940541014

Section A: Charity Information

Charity size
Large
Basic Religious Charity
No

Section B: Activities

Did the charity operate in the 2017 reporting period?
Yes
Main activity
Grant-making activities
Main activities
  • Culture and arts
  • Sports
  • Other recreation
  • Hospital services and rehabilitation activities
  • Other health service delivery
  • Other philanthropic intermediaries and voluntarism promotion
Description of charity's activities and outcomes
Variety empowers Australian children who are sick, disadvantaged or have special needs to live laugh and learn. Our vision is for all Australian children to reach their full potential regardless of ability or background. In 2017, Variety Queensland directly impacted 9,893 children across Queensland by providing grants through our three key programs - Freedom, Future and Caring for Kids.We provided 26 grants through our Freedom program, helping 3,074 children gain independence by providing financial support for mobility equipment, positioning and in-home care needs. This includes the provision of custom modified tricycles and bikes, wheelchairs, specialist car seats and more.We provided 27 grants through our Future Kids program, helping 6,150 children realise their potential by providing financial support for education and communication equipment. This includes the provision of specialist computer packages, communication devices, scholarships, camps, regional and special education school support, sensory playgrounds and more.We provided 21 grants through our Caring for Kids program, by providing 669 children with medical items and care equipment so that sick children can live happy, healthy lives. This includes nebulisers, electric beds for families at home, supporting paediatric hospital wards, children's respite and rehabilitation centres and more.
Main beneficiary
Children - aged 6 to under 15
Other beneficiaries
  • Youth - aged 15 to under 25
  • Families
  • People with chronic illness (including terminal illness)
  • People with disabilities
Did the charity provide funded support and/or services to participants of the National Disability Insurance Scheme in the 2017 reporting period?
N
Does the charity intend to provide funded support and/or services to participants of the National Disability Insurance Scheme in the next reporting period?
N
Where the charity conducted activities during the 2017 reporting period
Queensland
Will the charity change or introduce any activities in the 2018 period?
No

Section C: Human Resources

Human resources
  • Full time employees: 8
  • Part time employees: 6
  • Casual employees: 0
  • Full-time equivalent staff (FTE): 11
  • Estimated number of volunteers: 250

Section D: Finance

Charity's 2017 reporting period
1 October 2016 to 30 September 2017
Type of financial statement
General purpose financial statements - reduced disclosure regime
Financial report consolidated with more than one entity?
No
Did your charity have any related party transactions?
Yes
Does your charity have documented policies or processes about related party transactions?
Yes

Comprehensive Income Statement summary

Gross Income
Donations and bequests
$2,541,775.00
Revenue from providing goods or services
$0.00
Revenue from government including grants
$35,000.00
Revenue from investments
$0.00
All other revenue
$1,328,734.00
Total revenue
$3,905,509.00
Other income (for example, gains)
$0.00
Total gross income
$3,905,509.00
Expenses
Employee expenses
$914,426.00
Interest expenses
$0.00
Grants and donations made for use in Australia
$969,966.00
Grants and donations made for use outside Australia
$0.00
All other expenses
$2,353,675.00
Total expenses
$4,238,067.00
Net surplus/(deficit)
$-332,558.00
Other comprehensive income
$0.00
Total comprehensive income
$-332,558.00

Balance Sheet extract

Assets
Total current assets
$740,873.00
Non-current loans receivable
$0.00
Other non-current assets
$379,610.00
Total non-current assets
$379,610.00
Total assets
$1,120,483.00
Liabilities
Total current liabilities
$1,068,764.00
Non-current loans payable
$132,385.00
Other non-current liabilities
$13,032.00
Total non-current liabilities
$145,417.00
Total liabilities
$1,214,181.00
Net assets/liabilities
$-93,698.00
Financial report submitted to a state/territory regulator?
No

Section E: Annual report

Note: If you want to see the financial report or annual report that this charity has submitted, go back to Financials & Documents.

Section F: Reporting to state or territory regulators

Is the charity an incorporated association?
Yes
Select the state/territory and enter the incorporated association number
QLD incorporated association number: IA16832
Does the charity intend to fundraise in the next reporting period?
Yes