Annual Information Statement 2019

Legal Name
Perth Observatory Volunteer Group Incorporated
ABN
14565272536

About the charity

Other names charity is known by (such as trading name)
  • PERTH OBSERVATORY VOLUNTEER GROUP INC.
  • PERTH OBSERVATORY
Charity size
Medium
Fundraising online
Yes
Is the charity an incorporated association?
Yes
Select the state/territory and enter the incorporated association number
WA incorporated association number: A1009534K
Does the charity intend to fundraise in the next reporting period?
Yes
Basic Religious Charity
No

Activities and Beneficiaries

Did the charity operate in the 2019 reporting period?
Yes
Main activity
Culture and arts
Main activities
  • Other education
  • Other
    • Public museum and heritage preservation, Operation of public astronomical observatory, provision of astronomy education to primary students and general public
Description of charity's activities and outcomes
We operated a public museum featuring the history of Astronomy in Western Australia
We engaged in active heritage preservation that is of state, national and global significance, including astronomical images, documents and observing records as well as restoration of clocks, chronometers and other time-keeping equipment used in the derivation of standard time from astronomical observations
We operated an education program for primary students that is compliant with national curriculum requirements
We operated a public astronomy program at the Observatory and throughout metropolitan Perth and regional Western Australia for the benefit of the general populace
Where the charity conducted activities during the 2019 reporting period
Western Australia
Will the charity change or introduce any activities in the 2020 period?
No
Main beneficiary
General community in Australia
Other beneficiaries
  • Children - aged 6 to under 15
  • People in rural/regional/remote communities

Annual report

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Human Resources

Human resources
  • Full time employees: 0
  • Part time employees: 2
  • Casual employees: 3
  • Full-time equivalent staff (FTE): 3.40
  • Estimated number of volunteers: 135

Financial Reporting

Charity's 2019 reporting period
1 July 2018 to 30 June 2019
Type of financial statement
Special purpose financial statements
Financial report consolidated with more than one entity?
No
Financial report submitted to a state/territory regulator?
No

Income and Expenses

Comprehensive Income Statement summary

Gross Income
Donations and bequests
$34,212.00
Revenue from providing goods or services
$204,671.00
Revenue from government including grants
$315,068.00
Revenue from investments
$0.00
All other revenue
$105,038.00
Total revenue
$658,989.00
Other income (for example, gains)
$0.00
Total gross income
$658,989.00
Expenses
Employee expenses
$229,504.00
Grants and donations made for use in Australia
$0.00
Grants and donations made for use outside Australia
$0.00
All other expenses
$269,942.00
Total expenses
$499,446.00
Net surplus/(deficit)
$159,543.00
Other comprehensive income
$0.00
Total comprehensive income
$159,543.00

Balance Sheet extract

Assets
Total current assets
$271,249.00
Total non-current assets
$346,569.00
Total assets
$617,818.00
Liabilities
Total current liabilities
$220,771.00
Total non-current liabilities
$0.00
Total liabilities
$220,771.00
Net assets/liabilities
$397,047.00