Annual Information Statement 2016

Legal Name
Guide Dogs Association Of SA & NT Inc

Section A: Charity Information

Other names charity is known by (such as trading name)
Guide Dogs SA/NT
Charity size
Basic Religious Charity

Section B: Activities

Did the charity operate in the 2016 reporting period?
Main activity
Social services
Main activities
  • Advocacy and civic activities
  • Aged care activities
  • Other health service delivery
  • Other
    • (1) Dog Services-Guide Dogs, Autism Assistance Dogs, Pets As Therapy Dogs; (2) Vision Services-Orientation and Mobility, Occupational Therapy, Low Vision, Neurological Vision, Education and Support, Falls Prevention, Children's Services; (3) Hearing Services-Assistive Technology/Workplace Equipment, Specialised Smoke Alarm Services, Education and Support Services, Lip Reading Services; (4) Sensory Services-Case Management, Needs Assessment and Support Plans, Problem Solving and Advocacy; Support for Families and Carers, Community Development and Education; (5) Counselling,Short-term, goal focussed Counselling Service; (6) Education-Australia's first interactive vision and hearing education facility offers a rare insight into the challenges of living with vision and hearing loss; (7) Advocacy-Guide Dogs works to support and defend the rights of people with a sensory impairment. We advocate on behalf of all of our clients to ensure that nobody is left waiting in the dark.
Description of charity's activities and outcomes
Through our services and expertise we aim to enhance the quality of life of individuals living with disability and families of children living with Autism. Our services meet the needs presented over the course of a lifetime, from life skills for children, to study and employment, and the transition to independent living and ongoing support for older Australians.
Will the charity change or introduce any activities in the 2017 period?
Where the charity conducted activities during the 2016 reporting period
  • Northern Territory
  • South Australia
Who was helped most by the charity's activities in the reporting period
General community within Australia

Section C: Human Resources

Human resources
  • Full time employees: 57
  • Part time employees: 25
  • Casual employees: 7
  • Estimated number of volunteers: 340

Section D: Finance

Type of financial statement
General purpose financial statements
Financial report consolidated with more than one entity?
Charity's 2016 reporting period
1 July 2015 to 30 June 2016
Financial report submitted to a state/territory regulator?
2016 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

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