Annual Information Statement 2014

Legal Name
The Immune Deficiency Foundation Of Australia Limited

Section A: Charity Information

Charity size
Basic Religious Charity

Section B: Activities

Activities in the 2014 reporting period
Main activity
Civic and advocacy activities
General activities
  • Grant-making activities
  • International activities
  • Other health service delivery
Description of charity’s activities and outcomes
The key organisational goals in IDFA's strategic plan are:1.increasing Primary Immune Deficiency awareness in the general and medical communities2.increasing our membership with the aim of reaching all Australians with Primary Immune Deficiencies3.advocating/educating/supporting our members and their families4.communicating with our members, their families, our stakeholders, partners and key alliances.IDFA strives to achieve these goals through communication, visibility, compliance, member engagement, collaboration, participation, fund raising and sponsorship.Our key achievements in 2013-2014 have included:1.continuing to increase membership 2.2 fulltime staff to assist our national membership3.hosted a successful national conference attended by more than 100 IDFA members4.producing a "member pack" with educational resources about Primary Immune Deficiencies5.producing resources for the Immunology medical community to promote IDFA and encourage membership6. Delivering a modest budget surplus7. building a fundraising volunteer base to assist our sustainability8. Becoming involved with the rare disease community in Australia seeking a National Plan for rare diseases9. Advocacy outcomes included SCIg (subcutaneous Immunoglobulin treatment) for patients10. This year our advocacy will be for newborn screening for SCID (Severe Combined Immune Deficiency) as babies in Australia are still dying from this immune deficiency.11. Representation on the International Primary Immunodeficiency Board (IPOPI)
Changing or introducing activities in the next reporting period
Beneficiaries helped by charity’s activities in the 2014 reporting period
  • General community in Australia
  • Communities overseas
  • Women
  • Men
  • Children – under 13
  • Youth – 13 to under 25
  • Adults – 25 to under 60
  • Elderly – 60 and over
  • All ages
  • People with disabilities
  • People with Chronic or terminal illness
  • Unemployed persons

Section C: Resources and operating locations

Estimated number of unpaid volunteers who worked for the charity during the 2014 reporting period
  • Full time employees: 2
  • Part time employees: 0
  • Casual employees: 0
  • Volunteers: 1TO10
Where the charity operated during the 2014 reporting period
  • Australian Capital Territory
  • New South Wales
  • Queensland
  • South Australia
  • Tasmania
  • Victoria
  • Western Australia

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

Commonwealth department /(s) and/or agency/agencies charity had to report to over the 2014 reporting period, excluding the ATO and ACNC

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

Section E: Financial information

Charity's 2014 reporting period
1 July 2013 to 30 June 2014
Financial report submitted to a state/territory regulator?
2014 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
A Government grants
B Donations and bequests
C All other revenue
D Total revenue (a+b+c)
E Other income
F Total gross income (d+e)
G Employee expenses
H Interest
I Grants and donations made for use in Australia
J Grants and donations made for use outside Australia
K All other expenses
L Total expenses (g+h+i+j+k)
M Net surplus/deficit (l-f)

Balance Sheet extract

N Total current assets
O Non-current loans
P Other non-current assets
Q Total non-current assets (o+p)
R Total assets (n+q)
S Total current liabilities
T Non-current loans
U Other non-current liabilities
V Total non-current liabilities (t+u)
W Total liabilities (s+v)
X Net assets/liabilities (r-w)