Annual Information Statement 2013

Legal Name
IJM Australia Ltd

Section A: Charity Information

Charity has a financial year ending 30 June
Financial year ends
Charity size
Purposes of charity
  • The relief of poverty, sickness or the needs of the aged
  • Other:
Basic Religious Charity
Charity is part of an approved ACNC reporting group

Section B: Activities

Activities in the 2013 reporting period
Main activity
International activities
General activities
  • Civic and advocacy activities
  • Economic, social and community development
  • International activities
  • Law and legal services
Description of charity’s activities and outcomes
IJM Australia pursues its purposes by: a) assisting and empowering victims experiencing violent human rights abuse to access justice through national legal frameworks;b) facilitating the holistic restoration of victims of violent human rights abuse in partnership with local community organisations and through assisting and empowering victims to access locally available benefits and services;c) contributing to the development of rule of law and increasing access to justice to protect local communities vulnerable to violent human rights abuse; andd) educating stakeholders and the general public about human rights and situations of violent abuse in order to improve understanding and response to violent injustice.IJM Australia was in set-up phase until our public launch in May 2014. Activities involved designing our anti-trafficking project for implementation in partnership with International Justice Mission in the Philippines. The project provides funding for Filipino lawyers and social workers working in partnership with local authorities to provide direct assistance, including both rescue and restoration, to victims of child sexual exploitation in the Metro Cebu area. IJM Australia also engaged with student groups, churches, professionals, government officials and leaders, raising awareness of the need to protect the poor from slavery, sex-trafficking and other forms of violence overseas through improving the response of law enforcement.
Changing or introducing activities in the next reporting period
Beneficiaries helped by charity’s activities in the 2013 reporting period
  • Children
  • Victims of crime
  • Women

Section C: Resources and operating locations

Estimated number of unpaid volunteers who worked for the charity during the 2013 reporting period
  • Full time employees: 3
  • Part time employees: 1
  • Volunteers: 30
Where the charity operated during the 2013 reporting period
  • New South Wales
  • Other Countries
    • PHL

Section D: Reporting and regulatory obligations (This section is optional)

Section E: Financial information provided voluntarily

2013 Financial report
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