Annual Information Statement 2019

Legal Name
NSW Wildlife Information Rescue And Education Service Incorporated
ABN
30768872928

About the charity

Other names charity is known by (such as trading name)
  • WIRES
  • WIRES
  • W.I.R.E.S
  • WIRES Inc.
Charity size
Large
Fundraising online
No
Is the charity an incorporated association?
Yes
Select the state/territory and enter the incorporated association number
NSW incorporated association number: Y0116216
Does the charity intend to fundraise in the next reporting period?
Yes
Select the state/territory where the charity intends to fundraise in the 2019 reporting period
NSW fundraising number: CFN/10170
Basic Religious Charity
No

Activities and Beneficiaries

Did the charity operate in the 2019 reporting period?
Yes
Main activity
Animal protection
Main activities
Environmental activities
Description of charity's activities and outcomes
WIRES, NSW Wildlife Information Rescue and Information Service has been rescuing and caring for sick, injured and orphaned wildlife for over 30 years. In the last financial year WIRES has received more than 155,000 calls to our 1300 rescue line, resulting in over 90,000 animals being assisted. WIRES 28 branches and more than 2,500 volunteers service the community 365 days a year. Local fundraising efforts are focused on providing animal food for rehabilitation and combined with support from WIRES head office, $287,620 was spent on food for wildlife. In the last financial year we had 1015 people begin rescue and immediate training and 1099 people complete advanced species courses. WIRES has also continued to invest in new technology to efficiently and flexibly communicate with volunteers, to help us consistently assist more animals faster.
Where the charity conducted activities during the 2019 reporting period
New South Wales
Will the charity change or introduce any activities in the 2020 period?
No
Main beneficiary
General community in Australia
Other beneficiaries
Other
  • Wildlife

Annual report

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Human Resources

Human resources
  • Full time employees: 13
  • Part time employees: 2
  • Casual employees: 23
  • Full-time equivalent staff (FTE): 39.47
  • Estimated number of volunteers: 2587

Financial Reporting

Charity's 2019 reporting period
1 July 2018 to 30 June 2019
Type of financial statement
Special purpose financial statements
Financial report consolidated with more than one entity?
No
Financial report submitted to a state/territory regulator?
No

Income and Expenses

Comprehensive Income Statement summary

Gross Income
Donations and bequests
$2,504,838.00
Revenue from providing goods or services
$264,577.00
Revenue from government including grants
$89,850.00
Revenue from investments
$48,205.00
All other revenue
$487,713.00
Total revenue
$3,395,183.00
Other income (for example, gains)
$7,808.00
Total gross income
$3,402,991.00
Expenses
Employee expenses
$1,962,867.00
Interest expenses
$0.00
Grants and donations made for use in Australia
$0.00
Grants and donations made for use outside Australia
$0.00
All other expenses
$1,370,860.00
Total expenses
$3,333,727.00
Net surplus/(deficit)
$69,264.00
Other comprehensive income
$0.00
Total comprehensive income
$69,264.00

Balance Sheet extract

Assets
Total current assets
$2,551,731.00
Non-current loans receivable
$0.00
Other non-current assets
$264,437.00
Total non-current assets
$264,437.00
Total assets
$2,816,168.00
Liabilities
Total current liabilities
$177,601.00
Non-current loans payable
$0.00
Other non-current liabilities
$61,907.00
Total non-current liabilities
$61,907.00
Total liabilities
$239,508.00
Net assets/liabilities
$2,576,660.00