Annual Information Statement 2016

Legal Name
Bible Society Australia_ACNC Group

Section A: Charity Information

Charity size
Basic Religious Charity

Section B: Activities

Did the charity operate in the 2016 reporting period?
Main activity
Religious activities
Main activities
  • Advocacy and civic activities
  • Culture and arts
  • 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, punlishing and the media.
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
    • EGY
    • KHM
    • LAO
    • PAK
    • PNG
    • ZAF
    • VNM
    • SSD
    • ISR
    • BHS
    • CHN
    • CUB
    • IND
    • IRQ
    • KAZ
    • LBN
    • NIC
    • PSE
    • PER
    • SRB
    • SGP
    • SYR
Who was helped most by the charity's activities in the reporting period
General community within Australia

Section C: Human Resources

Human resources
  • Full time employees: 56
  • Part time employees: 19
  • Casual employees: 5
  • Estimated number of volunteers: 960

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 January 2016 to 31 December 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.

Income and Expenses

Comprehensive Income Statement summary

Gross Income
Donations and bequests
Revenue from government including grants
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