Annual Information Statement 2017

Legal Name
Independence Australia Group Limited

Section A: Charity Information

Other names charity is known by (such as trading name)
Independence Australia
Charity size
Basic Religious Charity

Section B: Activities

Did the charity operate in the 2017 reporting period?
Main activity
Other health service delivery
Main activities
  • Aged care activities
  • Social services
  • Housing activities
  • Other
    • Provision of in home personal care to people with a disability and the sale of mobility equipment and specialist healthcare products
Description of charity's activities and outcomes
We provide specialist services to more than 1,200 people with a disability or other physical need. Our major programs include in-home support, accommodation and housing, veterans home care, respite, case management, outreach support, psychology and counselling, recreation, information, polio support networks and other support groups. We operate a number of social enterprises which sell and distribute mobility aids, equipment and specialist healthcare products to thousands of customers Australia-wide. Our Registered Training Organisation (RTO) delivers workforce development services to the disability and aged care sectors. Income from these operations is channelled back to support our core charitable purpose.
Main beneficiary
General community in Australia
Other beneficiaries
  • General community within Australia
  • People with disabilities
Did the charity provide funded support and/or services to participants of the National Disability Insurance Scheme in the 2017 reporting period?
Does the charity intend to provide funded support and/or services to participants of the National Disability Insurance Scheme in the next reporting period?
Where the charity conducted activities during the 2017 reporting period
  • New South Wales
  • 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: 163
  • Part time employees: 438
  • Casual employees: 384
  • Full-time equivalent staff (FTE): 466
  • Estimated number of volunteers: 45

Section D: Finance

Charity's 2017 reporting period
1 July 2016 to 30 June 2017
Type of financial statement
General purpose financial statements
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?

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?
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
  • NSW fundraising number: 22031
  • QLD fundraising number: CH2141
  • SA fundraising number: CCP1677
  • TAS fundraising number: 10309
  • VIC fundraising number: 13769