Annual Information Statement 2017

Legal Name
The Lead Education and Abatement Design (LEAD) Group

Section A: Charity Information

Other names charity is known by (such as trading name)
The LEAD Group Inc
Charity size
Basic Religious Charity

Section B: Activities

Did the charity operate in the 2017 reporting period?
Main activity
Economic, social and community development
Main activities
  • Research
  • Other health service delivery
  • Environmental activities
  • Other philanthropic intermediaries and voluntarism promotion
  • International activities
  • Other
    • In FY17 The LEAD Group ran the Volcano Art Prize environmental health art competition, and developed the Lead Safe World project which was launched duringWorld Health Organization International Lead Poisoning Week of Action, October 2013.
Provide further details of the charity's international activities
In our Clearinghouse role, we receive and data-enter thousands of emails from around the world and have added over 18,000 articles on lead poisoning to the world's biggest lead library database, of which around half are available in the world's only online fully searchable lead library. Via our websites and email and occasionally by phone, we disseminate library articles and other advice for free to anyone in the world who contacts us.
Description of charity's activities and outcomes
By engaging the global community in entering Volcano Art Prize, reading our websites and receiving answers to their questions on lead management, and by, in addition to all that, selling lab-testing LEAD Group Kits to the Australian public and government, and providing advice specific to the environmental sample results, we achieve our Purpose to: "give lead knowledge today to guide your actions towards a lead-safe tomorrow.
Main beneficiary
General community in Australia
Other beneficiaries
Overseas communities or charities
Where the charity conducted activities during the 2017 reporting period
  • Australian Capital Territory
  • New South Wales
  • Northern Territory
  • Queensland
  • South Australia
  • Tasmania
  • Victoria
  • Western Australia
  • Other Countries
    • AFG
    • DZA
    • ARG
    • AUS
    • BGD
    • BEL
    • BOL
    • BWA
    • BRA
    • KHM
    • CAN
    • CHL
    • CHN
    • COL
    • COD
    • COK
    • CIV
    • HRV
    • CZE
    • ECU
    • EGY
    • ETH
    • FJI
    • FIN
    • FRA
    • GMB
    • GEO
    • DEU
    • GHA
    • GRC
    • HKG
    • HUN
    • ISL
    • IND
    • IDN
    • IRQ
    • IRL
    • ISR
    • ITA
    • JPN
    • KEN
    • LBN
    • LTU
    • MNG
    • MMR
    • NPL
    • NZL
    • PAK
    • PNG
    • PER
    • ROM
    • RUS
    • SGP
    • SLB
    • ZAF
    • LKA
    • CHE
    • THA
    • TUR
    • GBR
    • USA
    • VEN
    • VNM
    • YEM
    • ZWE
Will the charity change or introduce any activities in the 2018 period?

Section C: Human Resources

Human resources
  • Full time employees: 1
  • Part time employees: 2
  • Casual employees: 0
  • Full-time equivalent staff (FTE): 2
  • Estimated number of volunteers: 10

Section D: Finance

Charity's 2017 reporting period
1 July 2016 to 30 June 2017
Accounting method used in the 2017 reporting period

Income Statement summary

Donations and bequests
Revenue from providing goods or services
Revenue from government including grants
Revenue from investments
Other revenue/receipts
Total revenue/receipts
Other income (for example, gains)
Total income/receipts
Employee expenses/payments
Grants and donations made for use in Australia
Grants and donations made for use outside Australia
Other expenses/payments
Total expenses/payments
Net surplus/(deficit)

Balance Sheet Extract

Total assets
Total liabilities
Net assets/liabilites

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?
Does the charity intend to fundraise in the next reporting period?