Annual Information Statement 2015

Legal Name
The Royal Society Of Victoria Incorporated
ABN
62145872663

Section A: Charity Information

Other names charity is known by (such as trading name)
  • The Royal Society of Victoria
  • RSV
Charity size
Medium
Basic Religious Charity
No

Section B: Activities

Activities in the 2015 reporting period
Yes
Main activity
Economic, social and community development
General activities
  • Civic and advocacy activities
  • Grant-making activities
  • Other philanthropic intermediaries and voluntarism promotion
  • Other recreation and social club activity
Description of charity’s activities and outcomes
Through the provision of key awards and prizes for scientists at various stages of their career, in concert with special events to recognise and encourage young people with high potential for STEM-related careers, raising the profile, prestige and impact of the sciences in the state of Victoria. Through providing an annual series of public lectures on themes ranging across the disciplines, keeping the general public informed and engaged on the latest developments in science and communicating the vital importance of scientific process as a vital provider of objective reasoning in determining projects, policies and programs for the benefit of society. Through publication of an open access peer-reviewed journal featuring the work of Victorian science and scientists, raising the profile and impact of research in Australia on the global stage. Through conducting key outreach activities in Victorian communities, particularly primary and secondary schools, supporting the development of effective science educators and extending the capacities of students to engage with science curriculum and technology learning. Through maintaining a significant heritage site within Melbourne's "Golden Mile," protecting and enhancing the status of Victoria's rich colonial and innovation legacy.Through brokering scientific expertise and input to governments through consultation processes, policy statements and direct advocacy to support decision making from an evidence base.
Changing or introducing activities in the next reporting period
No
Beneficiaries helped by charity’s activities in the 2015 reporting period
  • General community in Australia
  • Women
  • Men
  • Children – under 13
  • Youth – 13 to under 25
  • Adults – 25 to under 60
  • Elderly – 60 and over
  • All ages

Section C: Resources and operating locations

Estimated number of unpaid volunteers who worked for the charity during the 2015 reporting period
  • Full time employees: 0
  • Part time employees: 3
  • Casual employees: 5
  • Volunteers: 30
Where the charity operated during the 2015 reporting period
Victoria

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

Commonwealth department /(s) and/or agency/agencies charity had to report to over the 2015 reporting period, excluding the ATO and ACNC

State or territory charity had non-corporate reporting obligations to.
Victoria
Approximate hours spent reporting by paid staff
90.00
Approximate hours spent reporting by unpaid volunteers
20.00
Total hours spent reporting
110.00

Section E: Financial information

Charity's 2015 reporting period
1 January 2015 to 31 December 2015
Financial report submitted to a state/territory regulator?
Yes
2015 Financial report
Note: If you want to see the financial report or annual report that this charity has submitted, go back to Financials & Documents.
State or territory of the regulator where financial report was submitted
Victoria

Income and Expenses

Income Statement

Gross Income
Donations and bequests
$29,762.00
Revenue from government including grants
$0.00
All other revenue
$246,931.00
Total revenue
$276,693.00
Other income (for example, gains)
$2,142.00
Total gross income
$278,835.00
Expenses
Employee expenses
$267,151.00
Grants and donations made for use in Australia
$12,637.00
Grants and donations made for use outside Australia
$0.00
All other expenses
$158,918.00
Total expenses
$438,706.00
Net surplus/(deficit)
$-159,871.00

Balance Sheet extract

Assets
Total current assets
$99,765.00
Total non-current assets
$7,852,777.00
Total assets
$7,952,542.00
Liabilities
Total current liabilities
$65,692.00
Total non-current liabilities
$0.00
Total liabilities
$65,692.00
Net assets/liabilities
$7,886,850.00

Section F: Other obligations

Governing document on the ACNC register current and accurate
No
Responsible persons' details on the ACNC register complete, current and accurate
Yes
Subtypes current and accurate
Yes