Annual Information Statement 2016

Legal Name
The Bower Re-Use And Repair Centre Co-Operative
ABN
51412061029

Section A: Charity Information

Charity size
Medium
Basic Religious Charity
No

Section B: Activities

Did the charity operate in the 2016 reporting period?
Yes
Main activity
Environmental activities
Main activities
  • Employment and training
  • Grant-making activities
Estimated percentage of charity's grant funding that was
  • For capacity building of the grant recipients: 50%
  • Granted through a public or open application process, or similar: 100%
  • Part of multi-year grants: 10%
Description of charity's activities and outcomes
We offer goods at affordable prices to low incomers. We provide employment and training opportunities to 40 people. We collected goods and diverted close to 200 ton of waste from landfill. We run workshops in upholstery, painting, repair of goods, recycled art. We also provide a range of services such as renting workbenches and tools for people who want to up-cycle or repair their own goods. We offer a free repair café to members of the communities we work with and we provide free goods to asylum seekers.Copy of our annual report is available at this link:http://bower.org.au/wp-content/uploads/2014/07/Annual-Report-2015-16-Final_Final.pdf
Will the charity change or introduce any activities in the 2017 period?
No
Where the charity conducted activities during the 2016 reporting period
New South Wales
Who was helped most by the charity's activities in the reporting period
  • Females
  • Males
  • Early childhood - aged under 6
  • Children - aged 6 to under 15
  • Youth - aged 15 to under 25
  • Adults - aged 25 to under 65
  • Adults - aged 65 and over
  • Gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender or intersex persons
  • Migrants, refugees or asylum seekers
  • Families
  • Financially disadvantaged people
  • People at risk of homelessness/ people experiencing homelessness
  • Unemployed persons

Section C: Human Resources

Human resources
  • Full time employees: 4
  • Part time employees: 10
  • Casual employees: 5
  • Estimated number of volunteers: 25

Section D: Finance

Type of financial statement
General purpose financial statements
Financial report consolidated with more than one entity?
No
Charity's 2016 reporting period
1 July 2015 to 30 June 2016
Financial report submitted to a state/territory regulator?
Yes
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.
State or territory of the regulator where financial report was submitted
New South Wales

Income and Expenses

Comprehensive Income Statement summary

Gross Income
Donations and bequests
$16,408.00
Revenue from government including grants
$39,676.00
All other revenue
$328,992.00
Total revenue
$385,076.00
Other income (for example, gains)
$163,060.00
Total gross income
$548,136.00
Expenses
Employee expenses
$405,085.00
Grants and donations made for use in Australia
$0.00
Grants and donations made for use outside Australia
$0.00
All other expenses
$94,013.00
Total expenses
$499,098.00
Net surplus/(deficit)
$49,038.00
Other comprehensive income
$0.00
Total comprehensive income
$49,038.00

Balance Sheet extract

Assets
Total current assets
$280,629.00
Total non-current assets
$23,201.00
Total assets
$303,830.00
Liabilities
Total current liabilities
$144,247.00
Total non-current liabilities
$746.00
Total liabilities
$144,993.00
Net assets/liabilities
$158,837.00