Annual Information Statement 2020

Legal Name
Environmental Defenders Office Ltd

About the charity

Charity size
Does the charity fundraise online?
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 2020 reporting period
NSW fundraising number: 12837
Is the charity a Basic Religious Charity?

Charity programs

Program name
Law and Legal Services
Program classification
Unknown or not classified
Program locations
Program beneficiaries
General community in Australia
Program website

Program name
Legal Capacity Building
Program classification
Unknown or not classified
Program overseas locations
  • Fiji
  • Papua New Guinea
  • Solomon Islands
Program beneficiaries
Overseas communities or charities
Program website

International activities undertaken
Operating overseas including delivering programs
Description of the charities international activities
Legal Capacity Building
Description of the charities activities and outcomes
We are a community legal centre specialising in public interest environmental law. We helped people who want to protect the environment through law though our various functions: legal and scientific advice and litigation, policy and law reform, and community engagement and education.

Human Resources

Employees and volunteers
  • Full time employees: 38
  • Part time employees: 33
  • Casual employees: 2
  • Full-time equivalent staff (FTE): 60
  • Estimated number of volunteers: 164

Financial Reporting

Charity's 2020 reporting period
1 July 2019 to 30 June 2020
Type of financial statement
Special 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?
Financial report submitted to a state/territory regulator?
Type of organisation
My charity is a charitable fundraising organisation
State or territory of the regulator where financial report was submitted
New South Wales

Income and Expenses

Comprehensive Income Statement summary

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Grants and donations made for use in Australia
Grants and donations made for use outside Australia
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Other comprehensive income
Total comprehensive income

Balance Sheet extract

Total current assets
Non-current loans receivable
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