Annual Information Statement 2017

Legal Name
Carers Australia Limited

Section A: Charity Information

Other names charity is known by (such as trading name)
Carers Australia
Charity size
Basic Religious Charity

Section B: Activities

Did the charity operate in the 2017 reporting period?
Main activity
Social services
Main activities
  • Other health service delivery
  • Other
    • The principal activities during the year ended 30 June 2017 were as a national peak body:- Advocating on behalf of unpaid family and friend carers to influence government policies on a national level, and- Managing the delivery of a range of national carers services.
Description of charity's activities and outcomes
The activities undertaken during the year have progressed the Companys mission to improve the lives of unpaid family carers, through advocating on their behalf to influence national government policies; as well as by managing the delivery of a range of national carer services. It has maintained engagement with Ministers, members of the Opposition and cross benchers; made submissions to parliamentary and other inquiries that affect carers and improved the quality of services the Company has been funded to deliver to carers. Also increased awareness of carers in the community through Carers Week activities and other profile raising initiatives via both traditional and social media.
Main beneficiary
General community in Australia
Other beneficiaries
  • Females
  • Males
  • Youth - aged 15 to under 25
  • Adults - aged 25 to under 65
Where the charity conducted activities during the 2017 reporting period
  • Australian Capital Territory
  • New South Wales
  • Northern Territory
  • Queensland
  • South Australia
  • Tasmania
  • Victoria
  • Western Australia
Will the charity change or introduce any activities in the 2018 period?

Section C: Human Resources

Human resources
  • Full time employees: 13
  • Part time employees: 4
  • Casual employees: 1
  • Full-time equivalent staff (FTE): 16
  • Estimated number of volunteers: 12

Section D: Finance

Charity's 2017 reporting period
1 July 2016 to 30 June 2017
Type of financial statement
General purpose financial statements
Financial report consolidated with more than one entity?

Comprehensive Income Statement summary

Gross Income
Donations and bequests
Revenue from providing goods or services
Revenue from government including grants
Revenue from investments
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
Total liabilities
Net assets/liabilities
Financial report submitted to a state/territory regulator?

Section E: Annual report

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

Section F: Reporting to state or territory regulators

Is the charity an incorporated association?
Does the charity intend to fundraise in the next reporting period?