Annual Information Statement 2017

Legal Name
Australian Marine Conservation Society Inc
ABN
53409718351

Section A: Charity Information

Charity size
Large
Fundraising online
Yes
Basic Religious Charity
No

Section B: Activities

Did the charity operate in the 2017 reporting period?
Yes
Main activity
Environmental activities
Main activities
  • Research
  • Animal protection
  • Advocacy and civic activities
  • Other
    • Fundraising, strategic planning and marketing to assist our charity achieve its purpose.
Description of charity's activities and outcomes
AMCS works to protect Australia's coastal and marine environment. During 2017, AMCS worked to advance: the creation and management of marine reserves at the State/Territory and Commonwealth Levels; the protection of the Great Barrier Reef; the conservation of threatened marine species including sharks, turtles and cetaceans; sustainable well-managed fishers and sustainable seafood consumption; the reduction of marine pollution; better management of ports and shipping; better management of industrial activities in the marine environment; and awareness raising and involvement in marine conservation through communications, education, research and community engagement.
Main beneficiary
General community in Australia
Where the charity conducted activities during the 2017 reporting period
  • Australian Capital Territory
  • New South Wales
  • Northern Territory
  • Queensland
  • South Australia
  • Tasmania
  • Victoria
  • Western Australia
  • Other Countries
    • FRA
    • IND
    • POL
    • USA
Will the charity change or introduce any activities in the 2018 period?
No

Section C: Human Resources

Human resources
  • Full time employees: 11
  • Part time employees: 9
  • Casual employees: 2
  • Full-time equivalent staff (FTE): 17
  • Estimated number of volunteers: 250

Section D: Finance

Charity's 2017 reporting period
1 January 2017 to 31 December 2017
Type of financial statement
Special purpose financial statements
Financial report consolidated with more than one entity?
No

Comprehensive Income Statement summary

Gross Income
Donations and bequests
$2,858,165.00
Revenue from providing goods or services
$616,466.00
Revenue from government including grants
$30,000.00
Revenue from investments
$28,934.00
All other revenue
$0.00
Total revenue
$3,533,565.00
Other income (for example, gains)
$0.00
Total gross income
$3,533,565.00
Expenses
Employee expenses
$1,219,848.00
Interest expenses
$11,207.00
Grants and donations made for use in Australia
$0.00
Grants and donations made for use outside Australia
$0.00
All other expenses
$2,199,171.00
Total expenses
$3,430,226.00
Net surplus/(deficit)
$103,339.00
Other comprehensive income
$0.00
Total comprehensive income
$103,339.00

Balance Sheet extract

Assets
Total current assets
$1,871,258.00
Non-current loans receivable
$0.00
Other non-current assets
$8,525.00
Total non-current assets
$8,525.00
Total assets
$1,879,783.00
Liabilities
Total current liabilities
$1,416,408.00
Non-current loans payable
$0.00
Other non-current liabilities
$0.00
Total non-current liabilities
$0.00
Total liabilities
$1,416,408.00
Net assets/liabilities
$463,375.00
Financial report submitted to a state/territory regulator?
Yes
State or territory of the regulator where financial report was submitted
Queensland

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?
Yes
Select the state/territory and enter the incorporated association number
QLD incorporated association number: IA00237
Does the charity intend to fundraise in the next reporting period?
Yes
Select the state/territory where the charity intends to fundraise in the 2018 reporting period
  • NSW fundraising number: CFN22208
  • QLD fundraising number: CP3132
  • SA fundraising number: 8249
  • TAS fundraising number: C10493
  • VIC fundraising number: FR000014603
  • WA fundraising number: CC22265