Annual Information Statement 2017

Legal Name
Queensland Shelter Incorporated

Section A: Charity Information

Other names charity is known by (such as trading name)
Q Shelter
Charity size
Basic Religious Charity

Section B: Activities

Did the charity operate in the 2017 reporting period?
Main activity
Economic, social and community development
Main activities
Housing activities
Description of charity's activities and outcomes
Supporting the Queensland Social and Community Housing and Homeless Sector to improve outcomes for vulnerable Queenslanders. This is achieved through training, capacity building, supporting organisations improve their overall effectiveness and ability to provide social and affordable housing particularly in remote Aboriginal and Torres Strait islander communities. Our learning and development activities such as webinars and training on specific subjects relevant to improve an organisation's ability to provide direct benefits to their clients. Q Shelter achieves this through directly assisting organisations with community and business development. Significant outcomes achieved is the provision of quality, regulated social and affordable housing to vulnerable people on low to moderate incomes. if organisations do not achieve registration under the Regulatory framework none will not exist, this is of utmost importance in small remote and regional communities which rely on social housing and support. Another outcome is an integrated homeless and housing sector with improved skills and knowledge to provide sustainable quality practices. Q Shelter continues to develop a number of resources and tool kits to aid best practice in the provision of such services to people experiencing Domestic and Family Violence Services, Mental Health issues and Drug and Alcohol issues. We maintain and coordinate housing and homeless networks across the State in 16 locations with a primary focus on care coordination and communities of practice.
Main beneficiary
General community in Australia
Other beneficiaries
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
  • Migrants, refugees or asylum seekers
  • People in rural/regional/remote communities
  • People at risk of homelessness/ people experiencing homelessness
Where the charity conducted activities during the 2017 reporting period
Will the charity change or introduce any activities in the 2018 period?

Section C: Human Resources

Human resources
  • Full time employees: 5
  • Part time employees: 2
  • Casual employees: 1
  • Full-time equivalent staff (FTE): 6
  • Estimated number of volunteers: 11

Section D: Finance

Charity's 2017 reporting period
1 July 2016 to 30 June 2017
Type of financial statement
Special 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?

Comprehensive Income Statement summary

Gross Income
Donations and bequests
Revenue from providing goods or services
Revenue from government including grants
Revenue from investments
All other revenue
Total revenue
Other income (for example, gains)
Total gross income
Employee expenses
Interest expenses
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
Other non-current assets
Total non-current assets
Total assets
Total current liabilities
Non-current loans payable
Other non-current liabilities
Total non-current liabilities
Total liabilities
Net assets/liabilities
Financial report submitted to a state/territory regulator?
State or territory of the regulator where financial report was submitted

Section E: Annual report

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

Section F: Reporting to state or territory regulators

Is the charity an incorporated association?
Select the state/territory and enter the incorporated association number
QLD incorporated association number: 11514
Does the charity intend to fundraise in the next reporting period?