Annual Information Statement 2013

Legal Name
The Trustee For First 24 Hrs Foundation

Section A: Charity Information

Charity has a financial year ending 30 June
Financial year ends
Information Unavailable
Charity size
Purposes of charity
  • The relief of poverty, sickness or the needs of the aged
  • The advancement of education
  • Other: The provision of Education and Advice on disaster preperadness and direct support to the community during times of disaster or emergency events.
Basic Religious Charity
Charity is part of an approved ACNC reporting group

Section B: Activities

Activities in the 2013 reporting period
Main activity
Emergency and relief
General activities
  • Emergency and relief
  • Mental health and crisis intervention
  • Research
  • Social services
  • Sports
  • Other
    • Provided sponsorship and donations to the Cherbourg Aboriginal Community annual Football tournament, this event is a year long event to promote team work and to try and address the high incidence of youth suicide in the indigenous community. The charity provided advice and support on how the community responds to disaster and emergency situations to enable the community to be better prepared for future events. One of the contributing factors to the high suicide rate was how the community reacted when they faced the total loss of there household goods and some family members as a result of disaster. Each household in the community was given access to the F24hrs Foundation Family Safety Plan and guidence on how to prepare for emergency or disaster events.
Description of charity’s activities and outcomes
The First 24Hrs Foundation conducts its charitable activities through three main pathways to interaction with the Community including:Direct Community SupportThe provision of Printed MaterialDiscussion Groups and Educational SeminarsDirect Community Support covers the provision of direct interaction with the community for response to disaster or emergency events and for the provision of immediate hands on assistance for preparedness. The activities that the First 24Hrs Foundation has undertaken in the last twelve months include; 1.Providing assistance to the Cherbourg Aboriginal Community for the communities overall preparedness for disasters, and how they respond to events and how they respond to the ongoing challenges post a disaster or emergency event.2.Assisting three Families in the Ipswich Community for evacuation of their household effects in preparation for the January 2013 flooding that occurred. One of these families required extensive assistance due to having two family members with serious health issues. The most urgent health issue was with a newborn baby that was born prematurely and required access to electricity and a clean environment. Unfortunately the electricity service provider was required cut off the power to the area due to risks associated with the potential flood. This resulted in the family members being required to care for the young baby and they needed assistance with moving their equipment and family household effects.
Changing or introducing activities in the next reporting period
Beneficiaries helped by charity’s activities in the 2013 reporting period
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
  • Children
  • Elderly people
  • Gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender or intersex persons
  • General community within Australia
  • Mental health and crisis intervention
  • Migrants, refugees or asylum seekers
  • People at risk of homelessness/The homeless
  • People with disabilities
  • People with Chronic or terminal illness
  • Pre/post release offenders and their families
  • Unemployed persons
  • Veterans or their families
  • Victims of crime
  • Women
  • Young people

Section C: Resources and operating locations

Estimated number of unpaid volunteers who worked for the charity during the 2013 reporting period
  • Full time employees: 2
  • Part time employees: 0
  • Volunteers: 31
Where the charity operated during the 2013 reporting period

Section D: Reporting and regulatory obligations (This section is optional)

Section E: Financial information provided voluntarily

2013 Financial report
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