Annual Information Statement 2016

Legal Name
Brotherhood Of St Laurence

Section A: Charity Information

Charity size
Basic Religious Charity

Section B: Activities

Did the charity operate in the 2016 reporting period?
Main activity
Economic, social and community development
Main activities
  • Advocacy and civic activities
  • Aged care activities
  • Employment and training
  • Housing activities
  • Research
  • Social services
  • Other
    • NDIA Local Area Coordination, Early years programs, financial inclusion programs and refugees & settlement programs
Description of charity's activities and outcomes
The Brotherhood of St Laurence's work focuses on those who are at the greatest risk at pivotal life stages considered to be critical to future wellbeing: the early years, the transition to school to work, the shifts in and out of work, and retirement and ageing. Through our research and advocacy work, along with the development and delivery of innovative and high quality services, practices and policies we aim to drive change that benefits all Australians and creates an Australia free of poverty.Please find a link to our latest Annual Report
Will the charity change or introduce any activities in the 2017 period?
Where the charity conducted activities during the 2016 reporting period
  • New South Wales
  • Northern Territory
  • Queensland
  • South Australia
  • Tasmania
  • Victoria
  • 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
  • Full time employees: 357
  • Part time employees: 263
  • Casual employees: 212
  • Estimated number of volunteers: 1200

Section D: Finance

Type of financial statement
General 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?
Charity's 2016 reporting period
1 July 2015 to 30 June 2016
Financial report submitted to a state/territory regulator?
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.

Income and Expenses

Comprehensive Income Statement summary

Gross Income
Donations and bequests
Revenue from government including grants
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
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