Annual Information Statement 2016

Legal Name
Association Of Volunteer Bush Fire Brigades Wa Incorporated

Section A: Charity Information

Other names charity is known by (such as trading name)
Bushfire Volunteers
Charity size
Basic Religious Charity

Section B: Activities

Did the charity operate in the 2016 reporting period?
Main activity
Emergency and relief
Description of charity's activities and outcomes
Effective Support to Member Groups of the AssociationAVBFB representation on a range of DFES committees and advisory groups.Consultation with member brigades on a range of issues and addressing these with DFES and other stakeholdersAttendances at forums and conferences with feedback via reports, email and discussionsEffective Use of ResourcesUtilisation of email for sharing of information whenever possibleCoordination of meetings to coincide with other meetings e.g. ESAMC, DOACs, Forums etcEffective Communication with Member Brigades/Units and VolunteersForwarding of information, including DFES sourced, via emailInclusion of information about the Association with the notification of Annual General MeetingContinuation of AVBFB e-newsletterOngoing consultation with members via email and telephoneOngoing Website, Facebook page improvements, establishment of Twitter account Attendance at regional advisory meetings, visiting brigades by zone representatives, Effective Management of the AssociationQuarterly committee meetings with high attendance levelsDelegation of tasks and updating of progress via email Liaison with DFES staff for information Timely preparation and distribution of Agendas and MinutesTransparent and accountable financial managementRegular communication between the Executive Committee members
Will the charity change or introduce any activities in the 2017 period?
Where the charity conducted activities during the 2016 reporting period
Western Australia
Who was helped most by the charity's activities in the reporting period
General community within Australia

Section C: Human Resources

Human resources
  • Part time employees: 1
  • Estimated number of volunteers: 25

Section D: Finance

Accounting method used in the 2016 reporting period
Charity's 2016 reporting period
1 July 2015 to 30 June 2016
2016 Financial report
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Income and Expenses

Income Statement summary

Donations and bequests
Government grants
All other revenue
Total revenue
Other income (for example, gains)
Total gross income
Employee expenses/payments
Grants and donations made for use in Australia
Grants and donations made for use outside Australia
Other expenses/payments
Total expenses/payments
Net surplus/(deficit)

Balance Sheet Extract

Total assets
Total liabilities
Net assets/liabilites