Annual Information Statement 2017

Legal Name
The Royal Society Of Victoria Incorporated

Section A: Charity Information

Other names charity is known by (such as trading name)
  • The Royal Society of Victoria
  • RSV
Charity size
Basic Religious Charity

Section B: Activities

Did the charity operate in the 2017 reporting period?
Main activity
Advocacy and civic activities
Main activities
  • Environmental activities
  • Economic, social and community development
  • Other philanthropic intermediaries and voluntarism promotion
Description of charity's activities and outcomes
Promoting science & scientific literacy by ? Conducting 20 public lectures? Arranging 3 site visits and excursions? Facilitating and hosting 15 partner programs concerned with engagement, literacy, career development and diversity in the sciences? Awarded 1 RSV Fellowship? Presented 1 RSV Medal for Excellence in Scientific Research? Awarded 4 RSV Young Scientist Awards (with 4 runners-up awards)? Awarded 1 Postdoctoral Award for the Physical Sciences? Launched and delivered a science communication skills development program for recent migrants to Australia with a science background, with the support of a $22,000 grant from the Scanlon Foundation, and? most significantly, secured the rights to manage the Inspiring Australia program for Victoria in 2018, promoting science in special programs across the state, with focal hubs in Whittlesea, Monash and Ballarat as well as being the base for the 2018 Victorian Science Week activities.
Main beneficiary
General community in Australia
Where the charity conducted activities during the 2017 reporting period
Will the charity change or introduce any activities in the 2018 period?

Section C: Human Resources

Human resources
  • Full time employees: 1
  • Part time employees: 3
  • Casual employees: 5
  • Full-time equivalent staff (FTE): 3
  • Estimated number of volunteers: 40

Section D: Finance

Charity's 2017 reporting period
1 January 2017 to 31 December 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
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
Total non-current assets
Total assets
Total current liabilities
Total non-current liabilities
Total liabilities
Net assets/liabilities
Financial report submitted to a state/territory regulator?
State or territory of the regulator where financial report was submitted

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?