Annual Information Statement 2017

Legal Name
Welfare Rights Centre Ltd
ABN
76002708714

Section A: Charity Information

Other names charity is known by (such as trading name)
Welfare Rights Centre (NSW)
Charity size
Medium
Basic Religious Charity
No

Section B: Activities

Did the charity operate in the 2017 reporting period?
Yes
Main activity
Law and legal services
Description of charity's activities and outcomes
Welfare Rights Centre provides free legal advice to people in NSW who are in receipt of Centrelink payments and have need of legal advice in regards to their relationship with Centrelink.We service the whole of NSW and advise in person as well as by phone. We have a number of volunteers, offer community legal education, and work towards law reform in the area of Social Security law.
Main beneficiary
Financially disadvantaged people
Other beneficiaries
  • General community within Australia
  • People at risk of homelessness/ people experiencing homelessness
  • Unemployed persons
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: 4
  • Part time employees: 4
  • Casual employees: 2
  • Full-time equivalent staff (FTE): 6
  • Estimated number of volunteers: 30

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
$0.00
Revenue from providing goods or services
$0.00
Revenue from government including grants
$566,220.00
Revenue from investments
$6,030.00
All other revenue
$115,104.00
Total revenue
$687,354.00
Other income (for example, gains)
$2,083.00
Total gross income
$689,437.00
Expenses
Employee expenses
$430,394.00
Grants and donations made for use in Australia
$0.00
Grants and donations made for use outside Australia
$0.00
All other expenses
$257,621.00
Total expenses
$688,015.00
Net surplus/(deficit)
$1,422.00
Other comprehensive income
$0.00
Total comprehensive income
$1,422.00

Balance Sheet extract

Assets
Total current assets
$475,300.00
Total non-current assets
$16,194.00
Total assets
$491,494.00
Liabilities
Total current liabilities
$250,184.00
Total non-current liabilities
$57,043.00
Total liabilities
$307,227.00
Net assets/liabilities
$184,267.00
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?
No