Annual Information Statement 2017

Legal Name
Project Karma Limited

Section A: Charity Information

Charity size
Basic Religious Charity

Section B: Activities

Did the charity operate in the 2017 reporting period?
Main activity
International activities
Provide further details of the charity's international activities
Project Karma Key Activities and Achievements
Consultation and Awareness Raising
· Project Karma played an integral role working with Senator Derryn Hinch (of the Justice Party) in the change of legislation which now bans Australian Registered Child Sex Offenders from travelling overseas. As a result, approximately 20,000 Australians currently registered are now denied a passport. Australia is the first country in the world to implement such laws.
· Project Karma is currently raising awareness for government and public recognition of paedophilia as a disorder that cannot be rehabilitated and the advocating for action to prevent paedophiles progressing to child sex offenders by harming children.
Project Karma were responsible for the arrest/detention or extradition of approximately 30 child sex offenders in 18 separate cases.
Rescue of children from harm*: involved in the rescue of approximately 100 children suffering sexual abuse and exploitation between 2014-2017
Description of charity's activities and outcomes
Project Karma was established in 2015 and registered with the Australian Charity and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) on 8 March 2016. Project Karmas focus is to combat child sex exploitation. Project Karma is based in Melbourne, Australia but works to combat child sex exploitation both within Australia, but also in key regions of South East (SE) Asia where most of these crimes occur.Project Karma shall focus its work where it has the largest impact, and the biggest challenges exist, which are in specific regions in South East Asia.The only effective way to fight Child Sexual Exploitation and Abuse, is to proactively and reactively target all aspects of the industry that child sexual exploitation has become.The above actions and the activities speak directly to the Vision, Mission, Goals and Purpose of the Charity
Main beneficiary
Children - aged 6 to under 15
Other beneficiaries
  • Early childhood - aged under 6
  • Overseas communities or charities
  • Other
    • Helping young children in Australia, Indonesia, Philippines and Thailand against predators and pedophiles
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
    • IND
    • IDN
    • MMR
    • PHL
    • THA
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: 0
  • Casual employees: 0
  • Full-time equivalent staff (FTE): 1
  • Estimated number of volunteers: 15

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
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Other income (for example, gains)
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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

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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?