Annual Information Statement 2015

Legal Name
Women's Safety NSW Incorporated

Section A: Charity Information

Charity size
Basic Religious Charity

Section B: Activities

Activities in the 2015 reporting period
Main activity
Civic and advocacy activities
General activities
  • Research
  • Other
    • Advocating on the needs of women and children experiencing domestic violence on a state and national level.
Description of charity’s activities and outcomes
The purpose of WDVCAS NSW is to: advocate in social, legal and political settings on behalf of women and children who have experienced domestic violence; collaborate and consult with key stakeholders; as well as formulate recommendations for systemic policy and law reform. The specific aims of WDVCAS NSW are to: 1.identify and respond to emerging issues associated with domestic violence, with a focus on systemic policy and law reform;2.promote a co-operative and integrated approach to working in domestic violence to ensure effective service delivery; 3.collaborate with local courts, NSW police, referral support services and other relevant bodies where appropriate; 4.promote dialogue and debate on issues associated with domestic violence; and 5.identify, analyse and disseminate up to date research. Members of WDVCAS NSW exchange information and discuss social, legal and procedural issues impacting on their services. In identifying and discussing systemic issues and developing strategies to address these issues, WDVCAS NSW acts as a strong advocate for legal and social policy reform for women and their children experiencing domestic violence.
Changing or introducing activities in the next reporting period
Beneficiaries helped by charity’s activities in the 2015 reporting period
  • Women
  • Children – under 13
  • People at risk of homelessness/The homeless
  • Victims of crime

Section C: Resources and operating locations

Estimated number of unpaid volunteers who worked for the charity during the 2015 reporting period
  • Full time employees: 0
  • Part time employees: 2
  • Casual employees: 0
  • Volunteers: 10
Where the charity operated during the 2015 reporting period
New South Wales

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
Approximate hours spent reporting by unpaid volunteers
Total hours spent reporting

Section E: Financial information

Charity's 2015 reporting period
1 July 2014 to 30 June 2015
2015 Financial report
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Income and Expenses

Income Statement

Donations and bequests
Government grants
Other revenue/receipts
Total revenue/receipts
Employee expenses/payments
Grants and donations made for use in Australia
Grants and donations made for use outside Australia
Other expenses/payments
Total expenses/payments
Net surplus/(deficit)

Balance Sheet Extract

Total assets
Total liabilities
Net assets/liabilites

Section F: Other obligations

Governing document on the ACNC register current and accurate
Responsible persons' details on the ACNC register complete, current and accurate
Subtypes current and accurate