Annual Information Statement 2016

Legal Name
Lowy Institute For International Policy
ABN
40102792174

Section A: Charity Information

Charity size
Large
Basic Religious Charity
No

Section B: Activities

Did the charity operate in the 2016 reporting period?
Yes
Main activity
Research
Description of charity's activities and outcomes
1. To facilitate the advancement of Australia internationally by the generation and promulgation of informed and creative ideas, research and opinion on economic and foreign policy issues, international affairs and matters of national importance; 2. To facilitate and promote a world class forum for the informed discussion and debate of economic and foreign policy issues, international affairs and matters of national importance as regards Australia; 3. To produce, publish, promote and disseminate, distinctive and creative research and discussion papers on economic and foreign policy issues, international affairs and matters of national importance as regards Australia; 4. To undertake and disseminate applied research aimed at improving the formation of policy that affects Australia's national and international interests. 5. To produce, publish, promote and disseminate economic and foreign policy options regarding international relations and Australia's economic and foreign policy; and 6. To facilitate and hold seminars, lectures and conferences on issues of economic and foreign policy, international affairs and matters of national importance as regards Australia.
Will the charity change or introduce any activities in the 2017 period?
No
Where the charity conducted activities during the 2016 reporting period
  • Australian Capital Territory
  • New South Wales
  • Queensland
  • Victoria
  • Other Countries
    • BHR
    • BEL
    • CAN
    • CHN
    • CUB
    • FRA
    • DEU
    • HKG
    • IND
    • IDN
    • IRN
    • ITA
    • JPN
    • KOR
    • MEX
    • MMR
    • PNG
    • PHL
    • QAT
    • SGP
    • CHE
    • THA
    • TLS
    • TUR
    • ARE
    • GBR
    • USA
    • VNM
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: 34
  • Part time employees: 5
  • Casual employees: 2
  • Estimated number of volunteers: 13

Section D: Finance

Type of financial statement
General purpose financial statements
Financial report consolidated with more than one entity?
No
Did your charity have any related party transactions?
Yes
Does your charity have documented policies or processes about related party transactions?
Yes
Charity's 2016 reporting period
1 July 2015 to 30 June 2016
Financial report submitted to a state/territory regulator?
No
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

Gross Income
Donations and bequests
$6,288,820.00
Revenue from government including grants
$1,909,464.00
All other revenue
$2,642,321.00
Total revenue
$10,840,605.00
Other income (for example, gains)
$1,925.00
Total gross income
$10,842,530.00
Expenses
Employee expenses
$4,210,746.00
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
$4,873,431.00
Total expenses
$9,084,177.00
Net surplus/(deficit)
$1,758,353.00
Other comprehensive income
$0.00
Total comprehensive income
$1,758,353.00

Balance Sheet extract

Assets
Total current assets
$14,259,380.00
Non-current loans receivable
$0.00
Other non-current assets
$1,866,663.00
Total non-current assets
$1,866,663.00
Total assets
$16,126,043.00
Liabilities
Total current liabilities
$12,480,079.00
Non-current loans payable
$0.00
Other non-current liabilities
$253,664.00
Total non-current liabilities
$253,664.00
Total liabilities
$12,733,743.00
Net assets/liabilities
$3,392,300.00