Annual Information Statement 2017

Legal Name
Caritas Australia Limited

Section A: Charity Information

Charity size
Fundraising online
Basic Religious Charity

Section B: Activities

Did the charity operate in the 2017 reporting period?
Main activity
International activities
Main activities
  • Other health service delivery
  • Social services
  • Emergency and relief
  • Economic, social and community development
International activities undertaken
Transferring funds or goods overseas
Provide further details of the charity's international activities
Delivering long-term development projects in 29 countries, including Indigenous Australia. Programs are delivered through partnership with local community partners - serving people who are vulnerable to extreme poverty and marginalisation.
Description of charity's activities and outcomes
We are an international aid and development organisation of the Catholic Church in Australia. We:1. Deliver long-term development programs 2. Help people regardless of ethnicity or political beliefs 3. Work with the poorest of the poor 4. Help people help themselves 5. Response to disasters and humanitarian crisis.6. Maintain our admin costs to 10% to ensure up to 90% of funds are spent on core activity areas.
Main beneficiary
Overseas communities or charities
Where the charity conducted activities during the 2017 reporting period
  • Australian Capital Territory
  • New South Wales
  • Northern Territory
  • Queensland
  • South Australia
  • Victoria
  • Western Australia
  • Other Countries
    • AFG
    • BGD
    • BOL
    • BRA
    • KHM
    • CHN
    • COD
    • SLV
    • ETH
    • FJI
    • IND
    • IDN
    • KEN
    • KIR
    • LBN
    • MWI
    • MOZ
    • MMR
    • NPL
    • PAK
    • PNG
    • PER
    • PHL
    • WSM
    • SLB
    • ZAF
    • LKA
    • SDN
    • TZA
    • TLS
    • UGA
    • VUT
    • VNM
    • ZMB
    • ZWE
Will the charity change or introduce any activities in the 2018 period?

Section C: Human Resources

Human resources
  • Full time employees: 141
  • Part time employees: 21
  • Casual employees: 3
  • Full-time equivalent staff (FTE): 144
  • Estimated number of volunteers: 22

Section D: Finance

Charity's 2017 reporting period
1 July 2016 to 30 June 2017
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?

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
Interest 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
Non-current loans receivable
Other non-current assets
Total non-current assets
Total assets
Total current liabilities
Non-current loans payable
Other non-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
Western Australia

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?
Select the state/territory where the charity intends to fundraise in the 2018 reporting period
  • SA fundraising number: CCP1073
  • VIC fundraising number: 13445
  • WA fundraising number: CC20549