Annual Information Statement 2013

Legal Name
Lung Foundation Australia
ABN
36051131901

Section A: Charity Information

Charity has a financial year ending 30 June
No
Financial year ends
31/12
Charity size
Large
Purposes of charity
  • The relief of poverty, sickness or the needs of the aged
  • Other: To provide relief and support for persons living in Australia burdened by a respiratory disease and the carrying on purposes which are charitable and beneficial to the Australian community including the promotion of good lung health
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
Other health service delivery
General activities
  • Civic and advocacy activities
  • Grant-making activities
  • Hospital services and rehabilitation activities
  • Research
  • Social services
  • Other health service delivery
Description of charity’s activities and outcomes
Lung Foundation provided support for patients and carers living with lung disease. We brought together key opinion leaders in respiratory medicine, physiotherapy, nursing and primary care to develop resources, training and education to help increase the awareness of maintaining good lung health, to help provide better disease management and to help slow disease progression.We have continued to provide community education and run a toll free patient information and support centre with a lung care nurse.We continued to support research, develop educational resources, train health professionals and undertake community awareness activities and advocacy around Australia.
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
  • Veterans or their families
  • 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: 15
  • Part time employees: 8
  • Volunteers: 402
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)

State or territory charity had non-corporate reporting obligations to
  • Australian Capital Territory
  • New South Wales
  • Queensland
  • South Australia
  • Tasmania
  • Victoria
  • Western Australia
Approximate hours spent reporting by paid staff
280
Approximate hours spent reporting by unpaid volunteers
30
Total hours spent reporting
310

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.