Annual Information Statement 2019

Legal Name
Bible Society Australia_ACNC Group

About the charity

Charity size
Is the charity an incorporated association?
Does the charity intend to fundraise in the next reporting period?
Basic Religious Charity

Activities and Beneficiaries

Did the charity operate in the 2019 reporting period?
Main activity
Religious activities
Main activities
  • Culture and arts
  • Advocacy and civic activities
  • International activities
International activities undertaken
Transferring funds or goods overseas
Description of charity's activities and outcomes
The Group has provided the Bible to people in a language they can understand, in a format they can use and at a price they can afford. Furthermore, it has promoted the public understanding of the Christian faith through writing, publishing and the media.
Where the charity conducted activities during the 2019 reporting period
  • Australian Capital Territory
  • New South Wales
  • Northern Territory
  • Queensland
  • South Australia
  • Tasmania
  • Victoria
  • Western Australia
  • Overseas / outside of Australia
  • Other Countries
    • Bangladesh
    • Bahamas
    • Belarus
    • Bolivia
    • Botswana
    • Brazil
    • China
    • Cote D'Ivoire
    • Cameroon
    • Cuba
    • Egypt
    • Guyana
    • India
    • Iraq
    • Israel
    • Jamaica
    • Jordan
    • Cambodia
    • Lao People'S Democratic Republic (The)
    • Lebanon
    • Malaysia
    • Myanmar
    • Mongolia
    • Mozambique
    • Nicaragua
    • Nepal
    • Pakistan
    • Palestinian Territory (Oc
    • Papua New Guinea
    • Philippines
    • Rwanda
    • Serbia
    • Singapore
    • South Sudan
    • Suriname
    • Syrian Arab Republic
    • Timor-Leste
    • Taiwan
    • Vietnam
    • South Africa
    • Zambia
Will the charity change or introduce any activities in the 2020 period?
Main beneficiary
General community in Australia

Annual report

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Human Resources

Human resources
  • Full time employees: 150
  • Part time employees: 76
  • Casual employees: 181
  • Full-time equivalent staff (FTE): 239
  • Estimated number of volunteers: 1271

Financial Reporting

Charity's 2019 reporting period
1 July 2018 to 30 June 2019
Type of financial statement
General purpose financial statements - reduced disclosure regime
Financial report consolidated with more than one entity?
Did your charity have any related party transactions?
Does your charity have documented policies or processes about related party transactions?
Financial report submitted to a state/territory regulator?

Income and Expenses

Comprehensive Income Statement summary

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

Balance Sheet extract

Total current assets
Non-current loans receivable
Other non-current assets
Total non-current assets
Total assets
Total current liabilities
Non-current loans payable
Other non-current liabilities
Total non-current liabilities
Total liabilities
Net assets/liabilities