Annual Information Statement 2013

Legal Name
Diabetes Australia
ABN
47008528461

Section A: Charity Information

Charity has a financial year ending 30 June
Yes
Financial year ends
Information Unavailable
Charity size
Large
Purposes of charity
  • The relief of poverty, sickness or the needs of the aged
  • Other: Diabetes Australia is the national body for people affected by all types of diabetes and those at risk. A non-profit organisation, Diabetes Australia works in partnership with consumers, health professionals, and researchers. Diabetes Australia is committed to reducing the impact of diabetes.Diabetes Australia core focus areas are:1. people affected by all types of diabetes - this includes people with type 1 diabetes, people with type 2 diabetes, women with gestational diabetes, people with other forms of diabetes, their families and carers; and 2. people at risk of developing diabetes.
Basic Religious Charity
No
Charity is part of an approved ACNC reporting group
No

Section B: Activities

Activities in the 2013 reporting period
Yes
Main activity
Civic and advocacy activities
General activities
  • Civic and advocacy activities
  • International activities
  • Mental health and crisis intervention
  • Research
  • Other health service delivery
Description of charity’s activities and outcomes
Diabetes Australia is the national body for people affected by all types of diabetes and those at risk. We are committed to reducing the impact of diabetes. Diabetes Australia works in partnership with consumers, health professionals, and researchers. Our strategic priorities are:Diabetes Leadership (national advocacy, raising profile and awareness and local, national and global influence)Diabetes Management (national self-management programs, prevent complications and building capacity)Diabetes Prevention (prevention programs for those at risk, diabetes and healthy communities, workplaces and environments)Diabetes Research (tell the research story, influence research funding and influence the research agenda)Some of the key activities in the 2012-13 financial year include:The launch of a new National Diabetes Strategy and Action Plan Election 2013, providing a clear framework for the incoming government for the incoming government for a new national strategy for diabetes and a five year action year action plan. The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People Diabetes Policy Forum at Parliament House in March 2013 bringing together experts in indigenous health and diabetes which guided the development of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders and Diabetes Action Plan that was launched in July 2013.Link to the annual report: http://diabetesaustralia.com.au/Documents/DA/Financial%20Statements%20Consolidated%2012-13%20FINAL.pdf
Changing or introducing activities in the next reporting period
No
Beneficiaries helped by charity’s activities in the 2013 reporting period
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
  • Children
  • Elderly people
  • General community within Australia
  • Mental health and crisis intervention
  • People with Chronic or terminal illness
  • Women
  • Young people

Section C: Resources and operating locations

Estimated number of unpaid volunteers who worked for the charity during the 2013 reporting period
  • Full time employees: 18
  • Part time employees: 4
  • Volunteers: 283
Where the charity operated during the 2013 reporting period
  • Australian Capital Territory
  • New South Wales
  • Northern Territory
  • Queensland
  • South Australia
  • Tasmania
  • Victoria
  • Western Australia

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

Section E: Financial information provided voluntarily

2013 Financial report
Note: If you want to see the financial report or annual report that this charity has submitted, go back to Financials & Documents.