Annual Information Statement 2018

Legal Name
Bowel Cancer & Digestive Research Institute Australia

About the charity

Other names charity is known by (such as trading name)
Bowel Cancer Australia
Charity size
Fundraising 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 2018 reporting period
  • ACT fundraising number: 19000192
  • NSW fundraising number: 17164
  • QLD fundraising number: CH1627
  • SA fundraising number: CCP1238
  • TAS fundraising number: FIA-217
  • VIC fundraising number: 10823.15
  • WA fundraising number: CC20808
Basic Religious Charity

Activities and Beneficiaries

Did the charity operate in the 2018 reporting period?
Main activity
Other health service delivery
Main activities
  • Other education
  • Research
  • Advocacy and civic activities
  • Other
    • To have an everlasting impact on our health future - one where no Australian dies from bowel cancer and all those diagnosed receive the support they need.
Description of charity's activities and outcomes
*We challenge perceptions through dynamic campaigning that raises awareness and motivates action;
*We increase health knowledge and understanding through the provision of practical information and programs;
*We champion what matters most to people affected by bowel cancer and empower them with the tools and knowledge to be advocates for their own health;
*We provide practical and emotional support for the growing number of Australians affected by bowel cancer, building communities through shared experiences and creating a powerful voice for change;
*We campaign for access to quality treatment and best care, to ensure more people live beyond bowel cancer;
*We fund research as it is the only way to discover a cure for bowel cancer; and
*We raise money to continue our life-saving work and inspire others to do the same.
Where the charity conducted activities during the 2018 reporting period
  • Australian Capital Territory
  • New South Wales
  • Northern Territory
  • Queensland
  • South Australia
  • Tasmania
  • Victoria
  • Western Australia
Will the charity change or introduce any activities in the 2019 period?
Main beneficiary
People with chronic illness (including terminal illness)
Other beneficiaries
  • General community within Australia
  • Other charities

Annual report

Note: If you want to see the financial report or annual report that this charity has submitted, go back to Financials & Documents.

Human Resources

Human resources
  • Full time employees: 4
  • Part time employees: 2
  • Casual employees: 0
  • Full-time equivalent staff (FTE): 5.93
  • Estimated number of volunteers: 9

Financial Reporting

Charity's 2018 reporting period
1 July 2017 to 30 June 2018
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?
Financial report submitted to a state/territory regulator?

Income and Expenses

Comprehensive Income Statement summary

Gross Income
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Total revenue
Other income (for example, gains)
Total gross income
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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
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Total non-current assets
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Total non-current liabilities
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