Annual Information Statement 2015

Legal Name
Variety Queensland Inc
ABN
35940541014

Section A: Charity Information

Charity size
Large
Basic Religious Charity
No

Section B: Activities

Activities in the 2015 reporting period
Yes
Main activity
Grant-making activities
General activities
  • Culture and arts
  • Hospital services and rehabilitation activities
  • Sports
  • Other health service delivery
  • Other recreation and social club activity
Description of charity’s activities and outcomes
Variety empowers Australian children who are sick, disadvantaged or have special needs to live laugh and learn. Our vision is for all Australian children to reach their full potential regardless of ability or background. In 2015, Variety Queensland directly impacted 16,263 children across Queensland by providing grants through our three key programs - Freedom, Future and Caring for Kids.We provided 65 grants through our Freedom program, helping 1,581 children gain independence by providing financial support for mobility equipment, positioning and in-home care needs. This includes the provision of custom modified tricycles and bikes, wheelchairs, specialist car seats and more.We provided 62 grants through our Future Kids program, helping 5,798 children realise their potential by providing financial support for education and communication equipment. This includes the provision of specialist computer packages, communication devices, scholarships, camps, regional and special education school support, sensory playgrounds and more.We provided 24 grants through our Caring for Kids program, by providing 8,884 children with medical items and care equipment so that sick children can live happy, healthy lives. This includes nebulisers, electric beds for families at home, supporting paediatric hospital wards, children's respite and rehabilitation centres and more.
Changing or introducing activities in the next reporting period
No
Beneficiaries helped by charity’s activities in the 2015 reporting period
  • Children – under 13
  • Youth – 13 to under 25
  • People with disabilities
  • People with Chronic or terminal illness
  • Victims of disaster
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

Section C: Resources and operating locations

Estimated number of unpaid volunteers who worked for the charity during the 2015 reporting period
  • Full time employees: 8
  • Part time employees: 2
  • Casual employees: 0
  • Volunteers: 500
Where the charity operated during the 2015 reporting period
Queensland

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

Commonwealth department /(s) and/or agency/agencies charity had to report to over the 2015 reporting period, excluding the ATO and ACNC

Approximate hours spent reporting by paid staff
0
Approximate hours spent reporting by unpaid volunteers
0
Total hours spent reporting
0

Section E: Financial information

Charity's 2015 reporting period
1 October 2014 to 30 September 2015
Financial report submitted to a state/territory regulator?
Yes
2015 Financial report
Note: If you want to see the financial report or annual report that this charity has submitted, go back to Financials & Documents.
State or territory of the regulator where financial report was submitted
Queensland

Income and Expenses

Comprehensive Income Statement summary

Gross Income
Donations and bequests
$2,980,228.00
Government grants
$3,770.00
All other revenue
$1,650,992.00
Total revenue
$4,634,990.00
Other income
$0.00
Total gross income
$4,634,990.00
Expenses
Employee expenses
$1,296,564.00
Interest
$36,103.00
Grants and donations made for use in Australia
$1,819,557.00
Grants and donations made for use outside Australia
$0.00
All other expenses
$2,190,542.00
Total expenses
$5,342,766.00
Net surplus/deficit
$-707,776.00

Balance Sheet extract

Assets
Total current assets
$959,424.00
Non-current loans receivable
$0.00
Other non-current assets
$1,183,573.00
Total non-current assets
$1,183,573.00
Total assets
$2,142,997.00
Liabilities
Total current liabilities
$2,059,120.00
Non-current loans payable
$99,524.00
Other non-current liabilities
$16,731.00
Total non-current liabilities
$116,255.00
Total liabilities
$2,175,375.00
Net assets/liabilities
$-32,378.00

Section F: Other obligations

Governing document on the ACNC register current and accurate
No
Responsible persons' details on the ACNC register complete, current and accurate
Yes
Subtypes current and accurate
Yes