Annual Information Statement 2017
NSW Wildlife Information Rescue And Education Service Incorporated
Section A: Charity Information
Other names charity is known by (such as trading name):
- WIRES Inc.
Basic Religious Charity:
Section B: Activities
Did the charity operate in the 2017 reporting period?
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.
General community in Australia
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?
Section C: 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?
Comprehensive Income Statement summary
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Revenue from government including grants:
Revenue from investments:
All other revenue:
Other income (for example, gains):
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Grants and donations made for use in Australia:
Grants and donations made for use outside Australia:
All other expenses:
Other comprehensive income:
Total comprehensive income:
Balance Sheet extract
Total current assets:
Non-current loans receivable:
Other non-current assets:
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Non-current loans payable:
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Total non-current liabilities:
Financial report submitted to a state/territory regulator?
Section E: Annual report
Section F: Reporting to state or territory regulators
Is the charity an incorporated association?
Does the charity intend to fundraise in the next reporting period?
Select the state/territory where the charity intends to fundraise in the 2018 reporting period:
NSW fundraising number: CFN10170