Annual Information Statement 2020

Legal Name
Environmental Defenders Office Ltd
ABN
72002880864

About the charity

Website
Charity size
Large
Does the charity fundraise online?
Yes
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: 12837
Is the charity a Basic Religious Charity?
No

Charity programs

Program name
Law and Legal Services
Program classification
Unknown or not classified
Program locations
Australia
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?
No
Did your charity have any related party transactions?
No
Does your charity have documented policies or processes about related party transactions?
Yes
Financial report submitted to a state/territory regulator?
Yes
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

Gross Income
Donations and bequests
$4,073,107.00
Revenue from providing goods or services
$405,062.00
Revenue from government including grants
$2,108,955.00
Revenue from investments
$36,540.00
All other revenue
$1,085,070.00
Total revenue
$7,708,734.00
Other income (for example, gains)
$0.00
Total gross income
$7,708,734.00
Expenses
Employee expenses
$4,579,613.00
Interest expenses
$0.00
Grants and donations made for use in Australia
$0.00
Grants and donations made for use outside Australia
$0.00
All other expenses
$1,263,720.00
Total expenses
$5,843,333.00
Net surplus/(deficit)
$1,865,401.00
Other comprehensive income
$0.00
Total comprehensive income
$1,865,401.00

Balance Sheet extract

Assets
Total current assets
$9,242,627.00
Non-current loans receivable
$0.00
Other non-current assets
$416,823.00
Total non-current assets
$416,823.00
Total assets
$9,659,450.00
Liabilities
Total current liabilities
$4,103,437.00
Non-current loans payable
$0.00
Other non-current liabilities
$240,220.00
Total non-current liabilities
$240,220.00
Total liabilities
$4,343,657.00
Net assets/liabilities
$5,315,793.00