Annual Information Statement 2018

Legal Name
Clean Up Australia Limited

About the charity

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: 19000048
  • NSW fundraising number: 15112
  • QLD fundraising number: CP5004
  • TAS fundraising number: FIA-156
  • VIC fundraising number: 10800.12
Basic Religious Charity

Activities and Beneficiaries

Did the charity operate in the 2018 reporting period?
Main activity
Environmental activities
Main activities
  • Community mobilisation, waste management reform advocacy, working with businesses to reduce packaging excess
Description of charity's activities and outcomes
- 10.44% increase in registered clean up sites
- 1.67% increase in community locations
- 17.69% increase in youth
- 21.45% increase in schools [bringing us back in line with 2016 participation]
- 12.19% increase in business
- 23.61% increase in estimated number of volunteers
- 7.26% increase in QLD sites [our state of focus for 2018] – with a record 322 locations across the Brisbane Council area [the highest total since the floods of 2012] and 143 across the Gold Coast region [in response to our joint call with Mayor Tate to clean up in preparation for the Commonwealth Games
- 177 participating councils – a 10.62% increase on 2017
- 6.43% increase in community site supervisor participation within the 19-35 age group
- 537 McDonald's sites across the nation
- Total editorial of 22,736 mentions
- 648,327 Facebook impressions with 14,159 engagements and an 8.7% increase in our fans; 3.3% growth in Twitter followers with measured reach of 236,661; 10,600 Instagram likes with 2,600 followers + 92% boost in Linkedin connections
- Website sessions increased by 11.1%; with 119,991 users - an increase of 14.7%
- Coles in-store promotions and registration of 34 locations
- Coles Bags Schools Competition to assist introduction of reusable bags following national single use plastic bag ban
- engaged and supported retailers in their own single use plastic bag replacement campaigns
- supported communities during the roll-out of a container refund scheme in NSW
- worked alongside communities for the introduction of of a container refund scheme in Queensland
- supported calls for a container refund scheme in WA
- assisted over 200 students with assignment based research
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
General community in Australia

Annual report

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Human Resources

Human resources
  • Full time employees: 2
  • Part time employees: 3
  • Casual employees: 1
  • Full-time equivalent staff (FTE): 3.45
  • Estimated number of volunteers: 670087

Financial Reporting

Charity's 2018 reporting period
1 July 2017 to 30 June 2018
Type of financial statement
General purpose financial statements - reduced disclosure regime
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

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Balance Sheet extract

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