Annual Information Statement 2016

Legal Name
Carbon Neutral Charitable Fund Ltd

Section A: Charity Information

Other names charity is known by (such as trading name)
  • Carbon Positive Australia
  • Plant Trees Australia
  • CarbonCare
  • CNCF
Charity size
Basic Religious Charity

Section B: Activities

Did the charity operate in the 2016 reporting period?
Main activity
Environmental activities
Description of charity's activities and outcomes
This information is from Carbon Neutral Charitable Fund Ltd's (CNCF) ninth Annual Report. CNCF significantly improved its financial performance this year. CNCF recorded a surplus for the year to 30 Sep 16 of $117,745. Our cash surplus for the year was a healthy $151,002. This surplus will now be all allocated to the 2017 tree planting programme. Our key objectives involve tackling climate change through education, research, biodiverse plantings to restore natural habitat, generating carbon offsets for the voluntary market and encouraging community participation in plantings. We have successfully advanced all these objectives during the year.Notable otcomes for the year include: Monitoring of our 1,032 Ha plantings of 2014 and 2015, in partnership with Auscarbon Pty Ltd, has showed good overall outcomes in both high carbon sequestration and ecosystem restoration Our Urban Reforestation Program, in partnership with Men of the Trees, resulted in 8,180 trees planted at Guildford Meadow (Whiteman Park) For our 2014 (10,000 tree) Kaarakin Black Cockatoo Conservation planting in the Perth Hills, tree guards were removed and cotton bushes removed We were delighted to release a summary report of our 2014-15 Biodiversity Survey Biodiversity Works - the Hill View Story as a resource kit to high school biology teachers CNCF was chosen by Charles Sturt University to supply offsets for their Employee Giving Program RACWA chose us for offsetting their vehicle fleet Directors held a series of workshops to review our strategic planWe are now positioned well to: Develop an 80 ha Eucalypt woodland system on our Badgebup property in Katanning, adding to our 143 Ha from 2010 and 2011. Advance our education and research roles by engaging in a PhD research partnership with Murdoch university by extending our biodiversity monitoring program. Continue our catchment revegetation work for our long standing client, Water Corporation.
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
  • Northern Territory
  • Queensland
  • South Australia
  • Tasmania
  • Victoria
  • Western Australia
Who was helped most by the charity's activities in the reporting period
General community within Australia

Section C: Human Resources

Human resources
  • Part time employees: 3
  • Estimated number of volunteers: 1

Section D: Finance

Type of financial statement
General purpose financial statements
Financial report consolidated with more than one entity?
Did your charity have any related party transactions?
Does your charity have documented policies or processes about related party transactions?
Charity's 2016 reporting period
1 October 2015 to 30 September 2016
Financial report submitted to a state/territory regulator?
2016 Financial report
Note: If you want to see the financial report or annual report that this charity has submitted, go back to Financials & Documents.

Income and Expenses

Comprehensive Income Statement summary

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