Annual Information Statement 2013

Legal Name
Hepatitis Australia Inc
ABN
38442686487

Section A: Charity Information

Charity has a financial year ending 30 June
Yes
Financial year ends
Information Unavailable
Charity size
Large
Purposes of charity
Other: In relation to hepatitis B and hepatitis C: We inform and advocate for national viral hepatitis policy and program responses to meet the needs of the affected populations. We lead and support community information and education to advance viral hepatitis and liver health literacy. We strengthen the capacity of the community-based workforce engaging with priority populations. We promote and support research and research transfer to policy and practice. We provide a coherent national voice for our member organisations and collaborate with member and partner organisations to create a comprehensive, national community-based response to hepatitis B and hepatitis C.
Basic Religious Charity
No
Charity is part of an approved ACNC reporting group
No

Section B: Activities

Activities in the 2013 reporting period
Yes
Main activity
Other activity
General activities
Other
  • Representation and partnership building; workforce development and capacity building; community information and education.
Description of charity’s activities and outcomes
During the 2012-2013 financial year as the peak national community organisation for viral hepatitis we have: Undertaken representation activities to inform and improve national policy and services for people at risk of and affected by hepatitis B and hepatitis C. We have supported capacity building of the viral hepatitis community workforce through the delivery of learning opportunities including: a conference, workshops, webinars and network meetings to enhance knowledge and skills and support information exchange. We have distributed and managed small grants to assist our Members to build stronger partnerships with people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds and with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. We have provided quality consumer and general community information to build health literacy on viral hepatitis and liver health. We have coordinated the annual World Hepatitis Day activities. We have supported the national information line to answer consumer and general community questions about viral hepatitis. We have developed a network of hepatitis B positive speakers. We have promoted accurate and quality media reporting on viral hepatitis.
Changing or introducing activities in the next reporting period
No
Beneficiaries helped by charity’s activities in the 2013 reporting period
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
  • Children
  • Elderly people
  • Gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender or intersex persons
  • General community within Australia
  • Mental health and crisis intervention
  • Migrants, refugees or asylum seekers
  • People at risk of homelessness/The homeless
  • People with disabilities
  • People with Chronic or terminal illness
  • Pre/post release offenders and their families
  • Unemployed persons
  • Women
  • Young people
  • Other
    • People at risk of / living with hepatitis B or hepatitis C and community based organisations working with priority populations.

Section C: Resources and operating locations

Estimated number of unpaid volunteers who worked for the charity during the 2013 reporting period
  • Full time employees: 4
  • Part time employees: 3
  • Volunteers: 7
Where the charity operated during the 2013 reporting period
  • Australian Capital Territory
  • New South Wales
  • Northern Territory
  • Queensland
  • South Australia
  • Tasmania
  • Victoria
  • Western Australia

Section D: Reporting and regulatory obligations (This section is optional)

Approximate hours spent reporting by paid staff
75
Total hours spent reporting
75

Section E: Financial information provided voluntarily

2013 Financial report
Note: If you want to see the financial report or annual report that this charity has submitted, go back to Financials & Documents.