Annual Information Statement 2020

Legal Name
Lowy Institute For International Policy
ABN
40102792174

About the charity

Charity size
Large
Is the charity an incorporated association?
No
Does the charity intend to fundraise in the next reporting period?
Yes
Select the state/territory where the charity intends to fundraise in the 2020 reporting period
NSW fundraising number: 21106
Is the charity a Basic Religious Charity?
No

Charity programs

Program name
The North Asia Program
Program classification
Foreign policy
Program locations
  • Australia
  • China
  • India
Program beneficiaries
General community in Australia

Program name
The Power and Diplomacy Program
Program classification
Foreign policy
Program locations
Australia
Program beneficiaries
General community in Australia

Program name
The International Economics Program
Program classification
Foreign policy
Program locations
Australia
Program beneficiaries
General community in Australia

Program name
The International Security Program
Program classification
Foreign policy
Program locations
  • Australia
  • France
Program beneficiaries
General community in Australia

Program name
The Public Opinion and Foreign Policy Program
Program classification
Foreign policy
Program locations
Australia
Program beneficiaries
General community in Australia

Program name
The West Asia Program
Program classification
Foreign policy
Program locations
Australia
Program beneficiaries
General community in Australia

Program name
The Pacific Islands Program
Program classification
Foreign policy
Program locations
Australia
Program beneficiaries
General community in Australia

Description of the charities activities and outcomes
1. To facilitate the advancement of Australia internationally by the generation and promulgation of informed and creative ideas, research and opinion on economic and foreign policy issues, international affairs and matters of national importance; 2. To facilitate and promote a world class forum for the informed discussion and debate of economic and foreign policy issues, international affairs and matters of national importance as regards Australia; 3. To produce, publish, promote and disseminate, distinctive and creative research and discussion papers on economic and foreign policy issues, international affairs and matters of national importance as regards Australia; 4. To undertake and disseminate applied research aimed at improving the formation of policy that affects Australia's national and international interests. 5. To produce, publish, promote and disseminate economic and foreign policy options regarding international relations and Australia's economic and foreign policy; and 6. To facilitate and hold seminars, lectures and conferences on issues of economic and foreign policy, international affairs and matters of national importance as regards Australia.

Human Resources

Employees and volunteers
  • Full time employees: 21
  • Part time employees: 9
  • Casual employees: 1
  • Full-time equivalent staff (FTE): 31
  • Estimated number of volunteers: 11

Financial Reporting

Charity's 2020 reporting period
1 July 2019 to 30 June 2020
Type of financial statement
General purpose financial statements – reduced disclosure regime
Financial report consolidated with more than one entity?
No
Did your charity have any related party transactions?
Yes
Does your charity have documented policies or processes about related party transactions?
No
Financial report submitted to a state/territory regulator?
No

Income and Expenses

Comprehensive Income Statement summary

Gross Income
Donations and bequests
$3,179,052.00
Revenue from providing goods or services
$1,232,306.00
Revenue from government including grants
$2,825,661.00
Revenue from investments
$21,209.00
All other revenue
$0.00
Total revenue
$7,258,228.00
Other income (for example, gains)
$79,672.00
Total gross income
$7,337,900.00
Expenses
Employee expenses
$4,705,196.00
Interest expenses
$0.00
Grants and donations made for use in Australia
$0.00
Grants and donations made for use outside Australia
$289,792.00
All other expenses
$3,984,095.00
Total expenses
$8,979,083.00
Net surplus/(deficit)
$-1,641,183.00
Other comprehensive income
$0.00
Total comprehensive income
$-1,641,183.00

Balance Sheet extract

Assets
Total current assets
$11,794,269.00
Non-current loans receivable
$0.00
Other non-current assets
$11,207,620.00
Total non-current assets
$11,207,620.00
Total assets
$23,001,889.00
Liabilities
Total current liabilities
$4,131,604.00
Non-current loans payable
$0.00
Other non-current liabilities
$13,405,085.00
Total non-current liabilities
$13,405,085.00
Total liabilities
$17,536,689.00
Net assets/liabilities
$5,465,200.00