Annual Information Statement 2017

Legal Name
NSW Wildlife Information Rescue And Education Service Incorporated
ABN
30768872928

Section A: Charity Information

Other names charity is known by (such as trading name)
  • WIRES
  • WIRES
  • W.I.R.E.S
  • WIRES Inc.
Charity size
Large
Fundraising online
No
Basic Religious Charity
No

Section B: Activities

Did the charity operate in the 2017 reporting period?
Yes
Main activity
Animal protection
Main activities
Environmental activities
Description of charity's activities and outcomes
WIRES, NSW Wildlife Information Rescue and Education Service Inc. have been actively assisting wildlife and thecommunity for 30 years.In the last financial year WIRES recorded over 78,500 rescue requests for advice and assistance,helping tens of thousands of sick, injured and orphaned native animals. We supported and worked closely with 2,500 volunteers across 27 branches, helping native animals, providing local community wildlife information and we spent $236,000 on food for wildlife in care.The vast majority of WIRES funding comes from the general community and it's essential for WIRES to continuously fundraise to support all our services, including: WIRES Rescue Office which operates 365 days a year and maintaining/ upgrading systems to improve our impact for wildlife e.g. WIRES rescue communications system enables us to contact instantly all available, trained volunteers willing and able to rescue specific animals in set locations, resulting in faster rescues for native animals. All funds raised locally by branches are used in the local community to support local volunteers and local wildlife.
Main beneficiary
General community in Australia
Other beneficiaries
Other
  • Wildlife
Where the charity conducted activities during the 2017 reporting period
New South Wales
Will the charity change or introduce any activities in the 2018 period?
No

Section C: Human Resources

Human resources
  • Full time employees: 9
  • Part time employees: 7
  • Casual employees: 25
  • Full-time equivalent staff (FTE): 26
  • Estimated number of volunteers: 2600

Section D: Finance

Charity's 2017 reporting period
1 July 2016 to 30 June 2017
Type of financial statement
General purpose financial statements
Financial report consolidated with more than one entity?
No

Comprehensive Income Statement summary

Gross Income
Donations and bequests
$1,841,871.00
Revenue from providing goods or services
$432,318.00
Revenue from government including grants
$38,663.00
Revenue from investments
$37,290.00
All other revenue
$234,027.00
Total revenue
$2,584,169.00
Other income (for example, gains)
$240.00
Total gross income
$2,584,409.00
Expenses
Employee expenses
$1,286,940.00
Interest expenses
$0.00
Grants and donations made for use in Australia
$0.00
Grants and donations made for use outside Australia
$0.00
All other expenses
$1,145,920.00
Total expenses
$2,432,860.00
Net surplus/(deficit)
$151,549.00
Other comprehensive income
$0.00
Total comprehensive income
$151,549.00

Balance Sheet extract

Assets
Total current assets
$1,899,409.00
Non-current loans receivable
$0.00
Other non-current assets
$234,029.00
Total non-current assets
$234,029.00
Total assets
$2,133,438.00
Liabilities
Total current liabilities
$58,612.00
Non-current loans payable
$0.00
Other non-current liabilities
$36,586.00
Total non-current liabilities
$36,586.00
Total liabilities
$95,198.00
Net assets/liabilities
$2,038,240.00
Financial report submitted to a state/territory regulator?
No

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
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: CFN10170