Annual Information Statement 2017

Legal Name
Special Olympics Australia

Section A: Charity Information

Charity size
Fundraising online
Basic Religious Charity

Section B: Activities

Did the charity operate in the 2017 reporting period?
Main activity
Main activities
  • Apart from sport for people with an intellectual disability we have allied programs including "healthy athlete", early intervention programs - "Young Athlete" and athlete leadership and mentoring programs
Description of charity's activities and outcomes
Special Olympics Australia charitable purpose focuses on a holistic approach to athlete well-beingincluding sports training and athletic competition.In 2017 3,110 athletes attended training and competed in sporting activities across all states in 16available sports.We continue to engage current and new corporate, community and government partnerships inmeaningful events with shared values.Inclusive participation and community awareness continues to be a significant element whenworking with the community, sports groups and health care practitioners
Main beneficiary
People with disabilities
Other beneficiaries
  • Children - aged 6 to under 15
  • Youth - aged 15 to under 25
  • Adults - aged 25 to under 65
  • People in rural/regional/remote communities
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
Will the charity change or introduce any activities in the 2018 period?

Section C: Human Resources

Human resources
  • Full time employees: 18
  • Part time employees: 6
  • Casual employees: 6
  • Full-time equivalent staff (FTE): 21
  • Estimated number of volunteers: 1539

Section D: Finance

Charity's 2017 reporting period
1 January 2017 to 31 December 2017
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?

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
Financial report submitted to a state/territory regulator?
State or territory of the regulator where financial report was submitted
  • Australian Capital Territory
  • New South Wales
  • Queensland
  • South Australia
  • Tasmania
  • Victoria
  • Western Australia

Section E: Annual report

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

Section F: Reporting to state or territory regulators

Is the charity an incorporated association?
Select the state/territory and enter the incorporated association number
NSW incorporated association number: 485734
Does the charity intend to fundraise in the next reporting period?
Select the state/territory where the charity intends to fundraise in the 2018 reporting period
  • ACT fundraising number: 19000474
  • NSW fundraising number: 14503
  • QLD fundraising number: CH1835
  • SA fundraising number: 2611
  • TAS fundraising number: 260
  • VIC fundraising number: 12519
  • WA fundraising number: 21126