Annual Information Statement 2013

Legal Name
Global Dialogue Foundation Australia Limited

Section A: Charity Information

Charity has a financial year ending 30 June
Financial year ends
Information Unavailable
Charity size
Purposes of charity
  • The advancement of education
  • Other: Promoting, fostering and initiating dialogue for increased understanding and maintaining the identity of original traditions, individual heritage of native ethnic groups and minorities. Also, the way-of-life for each ethnic group; their characteristics, language, eating habits, dress, dancing etc., through dialogue, teachings, seminars, research, publications at various levels, from local community to UN functioning systems, Promoting the impact on the development of mainstream society, the benefits and their impact on the development of civilization, and mankind in general, Digitally recording; classifying the identity of all native cultures in a world register, either independently or within the UN system; via publications, books, in situ observations and/or conducting experiments/research, safeguarding identity from assimilation. This will ensure various segments of society are no longer seeking attention in a destructive manner, Encouraging and promoting awareness among
Basic Religious Charity
Charity is part of an approved ACNC reporting group

Section B: Activities

Activities in the 2013 reporting period
Main activity
Economic, social and community development
General activities
  • Civic and advocacy activities
  • Culture and arts
  • Economic, social and community development
  • International activities
Description of charity’s activities and outcomes
During 2012 - 2013 financial year, GDF worked in partnership with community leaders from the City of Whittlesea to establish the Whittlesea Community Leadership Network (CL Network Vic Inc.), as a replicable pilot project intended also for other municipalities and overseas locations, with a purpose to strengthen community leadership capacity across cultural, ethnic and general community groups.Further progress was made on the Unity in Diversity Peace Garden project, with gardens created at Thomastown West Primary School, Victoria, and at Scarritt-Bennett Center in Nashville, TN, USA.GDFs work in partnership with the UN Alliance of Civilizations continued to expand with the creation of a global network of civil society organisations from 18 countries working together on developing and delivering intercultural interventions, such as the Community Leadership Network, among others. Overall, stimulating dialogue and understanding across cultures, building bridges of cooperation and contributing to the mission of the UN Alliance of Civilizations.
Changing or introducing activities in the next reporting period
Beneficiaries helped by charity’s activities in the 2013 reporting period
  • General community within Australia
  • Migrants, refugees or asylum seekers

Section C: Resources and operating locations

Estimated number of unpaid volunteers who worked for the charity during the 2013 reporting period
  • Full time employees: 0
  • Part time employees: 0
  • Volunteers: 15
Where the charity operated during the 2013 reporting period
  • Victoria
  • Other Countries
    • AUT
    • AZE
    • BGR
    • CMR
    • FRA
    • IND
    • MKD
    • MEX
    • NGA
    • PAK
    • ROM
    • RUS
    • SRB
    • ZAF
    • CHE
    • UGA
    • USA

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

Section E: Financial information provided voluntarily

2013 Financial report
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