Annual Information Statement 2015

Legal Name
Open Minds Australia Limited
ABN
19009687030

Section A: Charity Information

Other names charity is known by (such as trading name)
  • Open Minds Australia
  • Open Minds
  • Wattle League Foundation
Charity size
Large
Basic Religious Charity
No

Section B: Activities

Activities in the 2015 reporting period
Yes
Main activity
Mental health and crisis intervention
General activities
  • Employment and training
  • Housing activities
  • Social services
  • Other health service delivery
  • Other philanthropic intermediaries and voluntarism promotion
Description of charity’s activities and outcomes
At Open Minds, the companys charitable purposes require directors and management to focus on the individual needs of each person we support. In 2015 Open Minds reviewed its strategy with a vision to become a national leader in shaping and delivering contemporary mental health and disability services. The Board and management identified 4 key goals to enable Open Minds to achieve its charitable purposes:Clients come first;We make the future better;We are here for the long run; andPeople drive our business.In 2015, Open Minds formalised its Clinical Governance Framework (CGF). The CGF aims to embed a system by which the company and staff are accountable for continuously improving the quality of Open Minds services. The CGF incorporates our Recovery Enhancement Framework and our Participation and Engagement Framework which have the following goals:*Involve more clients, families & carers on how we deliver our services and what we can do better;*Ensure that clients, families & carers have the necessary tools and resources to make informed decisions on services;*Create more opportunities for clients, families & carers to connect to their community through Open Minds;*Increase client involvement in leadership opportunities & decision making processes at Open Minds;*Provide more information & support skills development to enable clients, families & carers to self advocate & self manage their services; and*Provide formal opportunities to enhan
Changing or introducing activities in the next reporting period
No
Beneficiaries helped by charity’s activities in the 2015 reporting period
  • General community in Australia
  • Women
  • Men
  • Youth – 13 to under 25
  • Adults – 25 to under 60
  • People with disabilities
  • Veterans and/or their families
  • People at risk of homelessness/The homeless
  • Pre/post release offenders and their families
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
  • Gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender or intersex persons
  • Unemployed persons

Section C: Resources and operating locations

Estimated number of unpaid volunteers who worked for the charity during the 2015 reporting period
  • Full time employees: 149
  • Part time employees: 90
  • Casual employees: 56
  • Volunteers: 12
Where the charity operated during the 2015 reporting period
Queensland

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

Commonwealth department /(s) and/or agency/agencies charity had to report to over the 2015 reporting period, excluding the ATO and ACNC

State or territory charity had non-corporate reporting obligations to.
Queensland
Approximate hours spent reporting by paid staff
600.00
Approximate hours spent reporting by unpaid volunteers
0.00
Total hours spent reporting
600.00

Section E: Financial information

Charity's 2015 reporting period
1 July 2014 to 30 June 2015
Financial report submitted to a state/territory regulator?
No
2015 Financial report
Note: If you want to see the financial report or annual report that this charity has submitted, go back to Financials & Documents.

Income and Expenses

Comprehensive Income Statement summary

Gross Income
Donations and bequests
$117,682.00
Government grants
$24,887,396.00
All other revenue
$648,081.00
Total revenue
$25,653,159.00
Other income
$5,584.00
Total gross income
$25,658,743.00
Expenses
Employee expenses
$17,668,925.00
Interest
$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
$6,902,575.00
Total expenses
$24,571,500.00
Net surplus/deficit
$1,087,243.00

Balance Sheet extract

Assets
Total current assets
$10,718,790.00
Non-current loans receivable
$0.00
Other non-current assets
$4,493,816.00
Total non-current assets
$4,493,816.00
Total assets
$15,212,606.00
Liabilities
Total current liabilities
$4,976,657.00
Non-current loans payable
$0.00
Other non-current liabilities
$145,129.00
Total non-current liabilities
$145,129.00
Total liabilities
$5,121,786.00
Net assets/liabilities
$10,090,820.00

Section F: Other obligations

Governing document on the ACNC register current and accurate
Yes
Responsible persons' details on the ACNC register complete, current and accurate
Yes
Subtypes current and accurate
No