Annual Information Statement 2016

Legal Name
Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy Ltd

Section A: Charity Information

Charity size
Basic Religious Charity

Section B: Activities

Did the charity operate in the 2016 reporting period?
Main activity
Other education
Main activities
  • Grant-making activities
  • Other health service delivery
  • Other
    • Provision of free educational on-line training on allergy for health professionals, schools and childcare and the community; development of national guidelines for infant feeding and allergy prevention; updating of action plans for anaphylaxis; developing a range of primary immunodeficiency (PID) resources; holding PID consultants and training meeting as well as a national conference on allergy and immune disease; and encouraging research through Allergy and Immunology Foundation grants. National Allergy Strategy projects to be scoped are: standardising drug allergy management, management of allergy for teens and young adults, allergy management in food service.
Estimated percentage of charity's grant funding that was
  • For capacity building of the grant recipients: 100%
  • Granted through a public or open application process, or similar: 100%
Description of charity's activities and outcomes
Improved awareness and education of allergy and other immune diseases for health professionals, schools and childcare and the community by continuing to provide free educational on-line training and guidelines.Improved communication to the community through a monthly e-newsletter, Facebook and Twitter accounts. Developed national guidelines for infant feeding and allergy prevention and updated action plans for anaphylaxis. Improved the management of primary immunodeficiency (PID) patients with new on-line resources. PID consultants and medical trainees met to improve knowledge and collaboration. ASCIA's national conference on allergy and immune disease brought international speakers to Australia and provided a national forum for discussion of current research and clinical practice. Medical research to improve the health of people living with allergy and immune disease was supported through Allergy and Immunology Foundation of Australasia AIFA grants. Fundraising initiatives included a silent auction and participation in community events.
Will the charity change or introduce any activities in the 2017 period?
Where the charity conducted activities during the 2016 reporting period
  • Australian Capital Territory
  • New South Wales
  • Northern Territory
  • Queensland
  • South Australia
  • Tasmania
  • Victoria
  • Western Australia
  • Other Countries
    • NZL
Who was helped most by the charity's activities in the reporting period
  • People in rural/regional/remote communities
  • Families
  • People with chronic illness (including terminal illness)
  • Other
    • People of all ages with allergy and other immune disease and their carers

Section C: Human Resources

Human resources
  • Full time employees: 1
  • Part time employees: 1
  • Casual employees: 3
  • Estimated number of volunteers: 40

Section D: Finance

Type of financial statement
General purpose financial statements
Financial report consolidated with more than one entity?
Charity's 2016 reporting period
1 July 2015 to 30 June 2016
Financial report submitted to a state/territory regulator?
2016 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
  • New South Wales
  • Queensland
  • South Australia
  • Victoria
  • Western Australia

Income and Expenses

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