Annual Information Statement 2013

Legal Name
The Immune Deficiency Foundation Of Australia Limited

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
  • Other:
Basic Religious Charity
Charity is part of an approved ACNC reporting group

Section B: Activities

Activities in the 2013 reporting period
Main activity
Civic and advocacy activities
General activities
  • Grant-making activities
  • Social services
  • Other health service delivery
  • Other
    • 1. Raising awareness in the general and medical communities about Primary Immune Deficiencies2. Providing information, resources & education to members with primary immune deficiencies
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/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.2012-2013 was extremely successful for the IDFA. Our key achievements during this period have included:1.increasing our membership by more than 100 per cent2.introducing more sustainable long term staffing arrangements, including recruiting a new Executive 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.launching a new web page a modest budget surplus, positioning the organisation well to face the challenges of 2013-14 and future years.For more information, read our annual report at
Changing or introducing activities in the next reporting period
Beneficiaries helped by charity’s activities in the 2013 reporting period
  • Children
  • Elderly people
  • General community within Australia
  • Mental health and crisis intervention
  • People with disabilities
  • People with Chronic or terminal illness
  • Unemployed persons
  • 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: 1
  • Volunteers: 10
Where the charity operated during the 2013 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)

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 provided voluntarily

2013 Financial report
Note: If you want to see the financial report or annual report that this charity has submitted, go back to Financials & Documents.