Annual Information Statement 2013

Legal Name
Primary Industries Education Foundation 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 advancement of education
  • Other: Through the promotion of primary industries and a food a fibre focus in the Australian curriculum, and the support to teachers, PIEF is contributing to healthier choices and outcomes for Australian youth.
Basic Religious Charity
Charity is part of an approved ACNC reporting group

Section B: Activities

Activities in the 2013 reporting period
Main activity
Primary and secondary education
General activities
  • Economic, social and community development
  • Employment and training
  • Environmental activities
  • Primary and secondary education
  • Research
Description of charity’s activities and outcomes
The 2012/13 year saw PIEF conclude its activities that were set out under our first Strategic Plan 2010-2013.In the last three years PIEF has been at the forefront of the charge to have food and fibre included in the national curriculum. We are very pleased with the success of our efforts thus far and acknowledge those other organisations with whom we have worked to achieve this. However, it is doubtful that we would have achieved such a level of success had there not been a lead body such as PIEF in existence.PIEF has established a national network from education, industry and government that numbers over 3,000. This network will be the champions that assist us in delivering grass-roots activities and initiatives in the years to come. Through this network our monthly newsletter has become an important tool to disseminate information to those who need it. Data indicates that this newsletter is read from an audience comprising classroom teachers to federal ministers and in no less than 14 countries.Lastly PIEF continues to be w
Changing or introducing activities in the next reporting period
Beneficiaries helped by charity’s activities in the 2013 reporting period
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
  • Children
  • Elderly people
  • General community within Australia
  • 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: 1
  • Part time employees: 20
  • Volunteers: 3000
Where the charity operated during the 2013 reporting period
  • Australian Capital Territory
  • New South Wales
  • Northern Territory
  • Queensland
  • South Australia
  • Tasmania
  • Victoria
  • Western Australia

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

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
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