Annual Information Statement 2015

Legal Name
Parkinson's Aust Inc
ABN
46011714078

Section A: Charity Information

Other names charity is known by (such as trading name)
  • Parkinson's Australia Inc
  • Parkinson's Australia
Charity size
Medium
Basic Religious Charity
No

Section B: Activities

Activities in the 2015 reporting period
Yes
Main activity
Civic and advocacy activities
General activities
  • Political activities
  • Other health service delivery
  • Other
    • Telephone freecall infoline offering support and information to people with Parkinson's Disease
Description of charity’s activities and outcomes
Parkinson's Australia pursued its charitable purposes in the last financial year through the following activities:Adopted an Educational Resource Management Policy which will ensure efficiency and standardisation of education resources.Commenced a detailed Strategic Planning Review which culminated with the adoption of an updated strategic plan and a detailed business plan. This process, with its associated goal setting, will improve future performance.Undertook a National Branding and Identity Project which has culminated in new branding being used by Parkinsons Australia and all states and have made substantial progress towards a new website.Continuation of a project which commenced in June 2013 to design a program for training of staff in nursing homes and other institutions on the special needs of Parkinsons patients. There has been a major focus on this program this year with initial design and testing being carried out under the management of Parkinsons South Australia.A national approach was planned for World Parkinsons Day in 2014 and a decision made to make September Parkinsons Awareness Month.Corporate Governance has been improved with the development of a Board Induction Kit and the development of written governance policy statements.We have re-registered the Friends of Parkinsons in the Federal Parliament following the last election and had successful meetings with the Chair and Co-Chair which resulted in a successful function at Parliament Ho
Changing or introducing activities in the next reporting period
No
Beneficiaries helped by charity’s activities in the 2015 reporting period
  • Women
  • Men
  • Adults – 25 to under 60
  • Elderly – 60 and over
  • All ages
  • People with disabilities
  • People with Chronic or terminal illness
  • Other
    • Carers, families and support workers associated with people with Parkinson's Disease

Section C: Resources and operating locations

Estimated number of unpaid volunteers who worked for the charity during the 2015 reporting period
  • Full time employees: 1
  • Part time employees: 2
  • Casual employees: 0
  • Volunteers: 8
Where the charity operated during the 2015 reporting period
  • Australian Capital Territory
  • New South Wales
  • Northern Territory
  • Queensland
  • South Australia
  • Tasmania
  • Victoria
  • Western Australia

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

Commonwealth department /(s) and/or agency/agencies charity had to report to over the 2015 reporting period, excluding the ATO and ACNC

Approximate hours spent reporting by paid staff
38.00
Approximate hours spent reporting by unpaid volunteers
2.00
Total hours spent reporting
40.00

Section E: Financial information

Charity's 2015 reporting period
1 July 2014 to 30 June 2015
Financial report submitted to a state/territory regulator?
Yes
2015 Financial report
Note: If you want to see the financial report or annual report that this charity has submitted, go back to Financials & Documents.
State or territory of the regulator where financial report was submitted
Australian Capital Territory

Income and Expenses

Income Statement

Gross Income
Donations and bequests
$133,425.00
Revenue from government including grants
$26,000.00
All other revenue
$197,283.00
Total revenue
$356,708.00
Other income (for example, gains)
$0.00
Total gross income
$356,708.00
Expenses
Employee expenses
$61,884.00
Grants and donations made for use in Australia
$0.00
Grants and donations made for use outside Australia
$0.00
All other expenses
$198,621.00
Total expenses
$260,505.00
Net surplus/(deficit)
$96,203.00

Balance Sheet extract

Assets
Total current assets
$453,479.00
Total non-current assets
$671.00
Total assets
$454,150.00
Liabilities
Total current liabilities
$10,727.00
Total non-current liabilities
$0.00
Total liabilities
$10,727.00
Net assets/liabilities
$443,423.00

Section F: Other obligations

Governing document on the ACNC register current and accurate
Yes
Responsible persons' details on the ACNC register complete, current and accurate
No
Subtypes current and accurate
Yes