Annual Information Statement 2016

Legal Name
World Animal Protection Limited

Section A: Charity Information

Other names charity is known by (such as trading name)
Previously known as WSPA Australia Limited
Charity size
Basic Religious Charity

Section B: Activities

Did the charity operate in the 2016 reporting period?
Main activity
Animal protection
Main activities
International activities
International activities undertaken
Transferring funds or goods overseas
Description of charity's activities and outcomes
Principal ActivitiesThe principal activities of World Animal Protection Limited during the financial year were the promotion of effective means for the protection of animals and the conducting of projects for the prevention of cruelty to and relief of suffering to animals.No significant change in the nature of these activities occurred during the year.The entitys short-term objectives are to raise funds and support strategic campaigns across the following 4 Program areas. Under each program area, specific campaigns have been identified:Programme 1: Animals in communitiesCampaign: Ending inhumane culling of dogs associated with rabiesProgramme 2: Animals in disastersCampaign: Disaster preparedness and recoveryProgramme 3: Animals in farmingCampaign: National frameworks for animal welfareCampaign: Live animal exportProgramme 4: Animals in the wildCampaign: Wildlife Not Entertainers (responsible tourism/wildlife trade)Campaign: Trade in exotic petsCampaign: WhalingThe entitys long-term objectives are to:­    bring about change to international policy and practice on animal welfare­    educate people to understand the importance of good animal welfare to them­    assist people to implement animal friendly solutions­    build a scientific case for the better treatment of animalsTo achieve these objectives, the entity has adopted the following strategies: ­    build productive relationships with key decision makers­    provide solutions and demonstrate how people can do things differently­    conduct strategic campaigning across the four key program areas
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
  • Other Countries
    • BGD
    • IND
    • IDN
    • MYS
    • PHL
    • THA
Who was helped most by the charity's activities in the reporting period
General community within Australia

Section C: Human Resources

Human resources
  • Full time employees: 35
  • Part time employees: 2
  • Estimated number of volunteers: 2

Section D: Finance

Type of financial statement
General purpose financial statements
Financial report consolidated with more than one entity?
Charity's 2016 reporting period
1 January 2016 to 31 December 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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