Annual Information Statement 2016

Legal Name
Blind Citizens Wa Inc
ABN
82028402762

Section A: Charity Information

Charity size
Small
Basic Religious Charity
No

Section B: Activities

Did the charity operate in the 2016 reporting period?
Yes
Main activity
Social services
Main activities
  • Advocacy and civic activities
  • Sports
  • Other recreation
Description of charity's activities and outcomes
Blind Citizens WA employ an Admin / Advocacy Officer part-time to support members and others who are blind or vision impaired in WA to advocate for themselves and others and to share information of relevance to people who are blind or vision impaired in WA. We continued to maintain an active Facebook group and Twitter account. We organised social events such as our annual Christmas Party, Quiz Night and monthly Swish (a form of table tennis for people who are blind and people who are sighted) afternoons.
Will the charity change or introduce any activities in the 2017 period?
No
Where the charity conducted activities during the 2016 reporting period
Western Australia
Who was helped most by the charity's activities in the reporting period
General community within Australia

Section C: Human Resources

Human resources
  • Part time employees: 1
  • Casual employees: 1
  • Estimated number of volunteers: 15

Section D: Finance

Accounting method used in the 2016 reporting period
Cash
Charity's 2016 reporting period
1 July 2015 to 30 June 2016
Financial report submitted to a state/territory regulator?
Yes
2016 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
Western Australia

Income and Expenses

Income Statement summary

Revenue/receipts
Donations and bequests
$5,446.00
Government grants
$19,559.00
All other revenue
$7,530.00
Total revenue
$32,535.00
Other income (for example, gains)
$0.00
Total gross income
$32,535.00
Expenses
Employee expenses/payments
$775.00
Grants and donations made for use in Australia
$0.00
Grants and donations made for use outside Australia
$0.00
Other expenses/payments
$23,233.00
Total expenses/payments
$24,008.00
Net surplus/(deficit)
$8,527.00

Balance Sheet Extract

Total assets
$51,326.00
Total liabilities
$2,007.00
Net assets/liabilites
$49,319.00