Annual Information Statement 2017

Legal Name
Refugee Council Of Australia Inc
ABN
87956673083

Section A: Charity Information

Charity size
Large
Fundraising online
Yes
Basic Religious Charity
No

Section B: Activities

Did the charity operate in the 2017 reporting period?
Yes
Main activity
Advocacy and civic activities
Main activities
Research
Description of charity's activities and outcomes
During 2016-17, the Refugee Council of Australia (RCOA) continued its work of research, representation and community education on refugee issues: coordinating national networks and consultation processes on different aspects of national and international refugee policy; producing briefings, research reports and submissions on key issues; giving presentations to a wide range of groups; and coordinating Australias celebration of Refugee Week. RCOA represented the views of its member organisations and refugee communities in a wide variety of forums with government agencies and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees and worked closely with international networks of non-government organisations.
Main beneficiary
Migrants, refugees or asylum seekers
Where the charity conducted activities during the 2017 reporting period
  • Australian Capital Territory
  • New South Wales
  • Northern Territory
  • Queensland
  • South Australia
  • Tasmania
  • Victoria
  • Western Australia
  • Other Countries
    • THA
Will the charity change or introduce any activities in the 2018 period?
No

Section C: Human Resources

Human resources
  • Full time employees: 4
  • Part time employees: 14
  • Casual employees: 1
  • Full-time equivalent staff (FTE): 12
  • Estimated number of volunteers: 15

Section D: Finance

Charity's 2017 reporting period
1 July 2016 to 30 June 2017
Type of financial statement
General purpose financial statements
Financial report consolidated with more than one entity?
No
Did your charity have any related party transactions?
No
Does your charity have documented policies or processes about related party transactions?
Yes

Comprehensive Income Statement summary

Gross Income
Donations and bequests
$977,655.00
Revenue from providing goods or services
$56,038.00
Revenue from government including grants
$230,493.00
Revenue from investments
$12,878.00
All other revenue
$83,082.00
Total revenue
$1,360,146.00
Other income (for example, gains)
$0.00
Total gross income
$1,360,146.00
Expenses
Employee expenses
$1,080,338.00
Interest expenses
$0.00
Grants and donations made for use in Australia
$0.00
Grants and donations made for use outside Australia
$0.00
All other expenses
$526,686.00
Total expenses
$1,607,024.00
Net surplus/(deficit)
$-246,878.00
Other comprehensive income
$0.00
Total comprehensive income
$-246,878.00

Balance Sheet extract

Assets
Total current assets
$709,964.00
Non-current loans receivable
$0.00
Other non-current assets
$26,306.00
Total non-current assets
$26,306.00
Total assets
$736,270.00
Liabilities
Total current liabilities
$192,905.00
Non-current loans payable
$0.00
Other non-current liabilities
$40,523.00
Total non-current liabilities
$40,523.00
Total liabilities
$233,428.00
Net assets/liabilities
$502,842.00
Financial report submitted to a state/territory regulator?
Yes
State or territory of the regulator where financial report was submitted
Australian Capital Territory

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?
Yes
Does the charity intend to fundraise in the next reporting period?
Yes