Annual Information Statement 2016
Australian Society Of Soil Science Incorporated
Section A: Charity Information
Basic Religious Charity:
Section B: Activities
Did the charity operate in the 2016 reporting period?
- Higher educatio
- Primary and secondary education
Description of charity's activities and outcomes:
Soil Science Australia continued to work towards it purposes of a) advancing and promoting the field of soil science by providing a link between soil scientists via seminars, lectures, events and field trips held by branches across Australia b) To further the expertise in soil science of members by training workshops where interested members of the public were welcome to attend.c) To be a forum for discussion on soil science and d) To increase government and community awareness of soil science by engagement with politicians and senior govt officials.e) To liaise and co-operate with other organisations in support of mutual interests especially the International Union Of Soil Science via the inter-congress meeting in Rio and the New Zealand Society of Soil Science Inc via the joint NZ Aust soil conference in Queenstown,f) To encourage research and extension in soil science by engaging with traditional science fora and also community events in conjunction with Stephanie Alexanders Kitchen Garden Foundation and Costa from Gardening Australia.g) To promote wise management of the soil resources throughout Australia and h) To provide such publications as may be considered desirable including the national soils calendar, profile newsletter and soil crumbs email bulletin to members.i) To provide funds on an annual basis to recognise merit in published research on soil science via awards and student bursaries.j) To encourage on-going professional development of soil scientists by means of the Certified Professional Soil Scientist accreditation programme.Over 60 events were held across Australia and the Society is indebted to members for their contributions throughout the year.
Will the charity change or introduce any activities in the 2017 period?
Where the charity conducted activities during the 2016 reporting period:
- Australian Capital Territory
- New South Wales
- South Australia
- Western Australia
Who was helped most by the charity's activities in the reporting period:
- Children - aged 6 to under 15
- Youth - aged 15 to under 25
- Adults - aged 25 to under 65
Section C: Human Resources
- Casual employees: 3
- Estimated number of volunteers: 45
Section D: Finance
Accounting method used in the 2016 reporting period:
Charity's 2016 reporting period:
1 August 2015 to 31 July 2016
Financial report submitted to a state/territory regulator?
2016 Financial report:
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State or territory of the regulator where financial report was submitted:
Australian Capital Territory
Income and Expenses
Income Statement summary
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Grants and donations made for use in Australia:
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