Annual Information Statement 2013

Legal Name
Telethon Kids Institute

Section A: Charity Information

Charity has a financial year ending 30 June
Financial year ends
Charity size
Purposes of charity
Other: The purpose of the Telethon Kids Institute is to improve the health and wellbeing of children through excellence in research.
Basic Religious Charity
Charity is part of an approved ACNC reporting group

Section B: Activities

Activities in the 2013 reporting period
Main activity
General activities
Description of charity’s activities and outcomes
The Telethon Kids Institute's research focus is in four main areas - the early environment, brain and behaviour, chronic diseases and aboriginal health. There are numerous research projects and programs within and between these focus areas as well as many other research projects undertaken at the Institute. During 2013 some highlights include research into school health promotion, vitamin D and depression, mental health, leukaemia, autism, brain tumours, language development, ear infections, diabetes, cystic fibrosis, cardiovascular disease, diet and nutrition, intellectual disabilities, fetal alcohol spectrum disorders, sugar intake monitoring and consumer and community participation in research. More information can be found in our 2013 annual report: of our philanthropic funding support is from community fundraising, bequests, philanthropy, major gifts from individuals and corporate partnerships, and in memorium gifts. Funds raised are used to support specific research programs, enable the recruitment and retention of key researchers, provide scholarships for students and early/mid career researchers as well as to support research in general.
Changing or introducing activities in the next reporting period
Beneficiaries helped by charity’s activities in the 2013 reporting period
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
  • Children
  • General community within Australia
  • People with disabilities
  • People with Chronic or terminal illness
  • Young people

Section C: Resources and operating locations

Estimated number of unpaid volunteers who worked for the charity during the 2013 reporting period
  • Full time employees: 192
  • Part time employees: 131
  • Volunteers: 0
Where the charity operated during the 2013 reporting period
Western Australia

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

Section E: Financial information provided voluntarily

2013 Financial report
Note: If you want to see the financial report or annual report that this charity has submitted, go back to Financials & Documents.