Annual Information Statement 2014

Legal Name
Central Tablelands and Blue Mountains Community Legal Centre Inc

Section A: Charity Information

Charity size
Basic Religious Charity

Section B: Activities

Activities in the 2014 reporting period
Main activity
Law and legal services
Description of charity’s activities and outcomes
The Elizabeth Evatt Community Legal Centre Inc (EECLC) provides free legal information, advice and casework to the communities of the Bathurst, Blue Mountains, Lithgow and Oberon local government areas. In 2013-2014 we provided legal information to over 828 callers, and generated 1131 individual client advices across a broad range of areas in family and civil law.EECLC also provided legal education sessions on a variety of topics ranging from domestic violence and family law, carers and legal issues, the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses into Child Sexual Abuse, and advocacy in tenancy. EECLC continued to coordinate the Cooperative Legal Services Delivery program in the Central Tablelands region and commenced presentation of legal first aid seminars to frontline community workers in 2013-2014. EECLC also provides a tenancy advice and advocacy service to people living in the Blue Mountains, and engaged in law reform activity around public housing at state and federal levels.Our client profiles indicate that we are continuing our work of supporting the more socio-economically disadvantaged and marginalised people in our local communities to access the justice system. For more details of our specific activities this year, please read our annual report available at
Changing or introducing activities in the next reporting period
Beneficiaries helped by charity’s activities in the 2014 reporting period
  • General community in Australia
  • Women
  • Men
  • Youth – 13 to under 25
  • Adults – 25 to under 60
  • Elderly – 60 and over
  • All ages
  • People with disabilities
  • People with Chronic or terminal illness
  • People at risk of homelessness/The homeless
  • Victims of crime
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
  • Gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender or intersex persons
  • Unemployed persons

Section C: Resources and operating locations

Estimated number of unpaid volunteers who worked for the charity during the 2014 reporting period
  • Full time employees: 2
  • Part time employees: 9
  • Casual employees: 0
  • Volunteers: 1TO10
Where the charity operated during the 2014 reporting period
New South Wales

Section D: Reporting and regulatory obligations (This section is optional)

Commonwealth department /(s) and/or agency/agencies charity had to report to over the 2014 reporting period, excluding the ATO and ACNC

State or territory charity had non-corporate reporting obligations to.
New South Wales
Approximate hours spent reporting by paid staff
Approximate hours spent reporting by unpaid volunteers
Total hours spent reporting

Section E: Financial information

Charity's 2014 reporting period
1 July 2013 to 30 June 2014
Financial report submitted to a state/territory regulator?
2014 Financial report
Note: If you want to see the financial report or annual report that this charity has submitted, go back to Financials & Documents.

Income and Expenses

Income Statement

Gross Income
A Government grants
B Donations and bequests
C All other revenue
D Total revenue (a+b+c)
E Other income
F Total gross income (d+e)
G Employee expenses
H Grants and donations made for use in Australia
I Grants and donations made for use outside Australia
J All other expenses
K Total expenses (g+h+i+j)
L Net surplus/deficit (f-k)

Balance Sheet extract

M Total current assets
N Total non-current assets
O Total assets (m+n)
P Total current liabilities
Q Total non-current liabilities
R Total liabilities (p+q)
S Net assets/liabilities (o-r)