Annual Information Statement 2014

Legal Name
The Macfarlane Burnet Institute For Medical Research And Public Health Ltd

Section A: Charity Information

Other names charity is known by (such as trading name)
Burnet Institute
Charity size
Basic Religious Charity

Section B: Activities

Activities in the 2014 reporting period
Main activity
General activities
  • International activities
  • Other health service delivery
Description of charity’s activities and outcomes
Burnet Institute undertook substantial medical research, public health and international health programs focused on achieving better health for poor and vulnerable communities in Australia and overseas. The focus of the work was in the area of infectious diseases such as HIV, malaria, tuberculosis, hepatitis viruses, and influenza. In addition, programs also focused on women's and children's heath; the health of young people; alcohol, drugs and harms reduction; sexual and reproductive health; immunity, vaccines and immunisation.
Changing or introducing activities in the next reporting period
Beneficiaries helped by charity’s activities in the 2014 reporting period
  • General community in Australia
  • Communities overseas
  • Women
  • Men
  • Children – under 13
  • Youth – 13 to under 25
  • Adults – 25 to under 60
  • Elderly – 60 and over
  • All ages
  • People with Chronic or terminal illness
  • Gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender or intersex persons

Section C: Resources and operating locations

Estimated number of unpaid volunteers who worked for the charity during the 2014 reporting period
  • Full time employees: 296
  • Part time employees: 65
  • Casual employees: 5
  • Volunteers: 1TO10
Where the charity operated during the 2014 reporting period
  • Victoria
  • Other Countries
    • AFG
    • BGD
    • KHM
    • CHN
    • FJI
    • IND
    • IDN
    • KIR
    • LAO
    • FSM
    • MOZ
    • MMR
    • PNG
    • WSM
    • SLB
    • LKA
    • TLS
    • VUT
    • VNM
    • ZWE

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

Commonwealth department /(s) and/or agency/agencies charity had to report to over the 2014 reporting period, excluding the ATO and ACNC

Approximate hours spent reporting by paid staff
Approximate hours spent reporting by unpaid volunteers
Total hours spent reporting

Section E: Financial information

Charity's 2014 reporting period
1 January 2014 to 31 December 2014
Financial report submitted to a state/territory regulator?
2014 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

Gross Income
A Government grants
B Donations and bequests
C All other revenue
D Total revenue (a+b+c)
E Other income
F Total gross income (d+e)
G Employee expenses
H Interest
I Grants and donations made for use in Australia
J Grants and donations made for use outside Australia
K All other expenses
L Total expenses (g+h+i+j+k)
M Net surplus/deficit (l-f)

Balance Sheet extract

N Total current assets
O Non-current loans
P Other non-current assets
Q Total non-current assets (o+p)
R Total assets (n+q)
S Total current liabilities
T Non-current loans
U Other non-current liabilities
V Total non-current liabilities (t+u)
W Total liabilities (s+v)
X Net assets/liabilities (r-w)