Annual Information Statement 2014

Legal Name
Association Of Volunteer Bush Fire Brigades Wa Incorporated

Section A: Charity Information

Other names charity is known by (such as trading name)
Bushfire Volunteers
Charity size
Basic Religious Charity

Section B: Activities

Activities in the 2014 reporting period
Main activity
Emergency and relief
Description of charity’s activities and outcomes
Effective Support to Member Groups of the AssociationAVBFB representation on a range of DFES committees and advisory groups.Consultation with member brigades on a range of issues and addressing these with DFES and other stakeholdersAttendances at forums and conferences with feedback via reports, email and discussionsEffective Use of ResourcesUtilisation of email for sharing of information whenever possibleAllocation of funding to shared telecommunications equipment Volunteer HouseCoordination of meetings to coincide with other meetings e.g. ESAMC, DOACs, Forums etcEffective Communication with Member Brigades/Units and VolunteersForwarding of information, including DFES sourced, via emailInclusion of information about the Association with the notification of Annual General MeetingRe-establishing the AVBFB newsletterOngoing consultation with members via email and telephoneOngoing Website, Facebook page improvements, establishment of Twitter account Attendance at regional advisory meetings, visiting brigades by zone representatives, Effective Management of the AssociationQuarterly committee meetings with high attendance levelsDelegation of tasks and updating of progress via email Liaison with DFES staff for information Timely preparation and distribution of Agendas and MinutesTransparent and accountable financial managementRegular communication between the Executive Committee members
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
  • All ages
  • Other
    • Volunteer Bush Fire Brigades and their members

Section C: Resources and operating locations

Estimated number of unpaid volunteers who worked for the charity during the 2014 reporting period
  • Full time employees: 0
  • Part time employees: 1
  • Casual employees: 0
  • Volunteers: 11TO50
Where the charity operated during the 2014 reporting period
Western Australia

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

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
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

A Government grants
B Donations and bequests
C Other income/receipts
D Total income/receipts (a+b+c)
E Employee expenses/payments
F Grant and donations made by the registered entity for use in Australia
G Grants and donations made by registered entity for use outside Australia
H Other expenses/payments
I Total expenses/payments (e+f+g+h)
J Net surplus/deficit (d-i)

Balance Sheet Extract

K Total assets
L Total liabilities
M Net assets/liabilites (k-l)