Annual Information Statement 2018

Legal Name
Perth Observatory Volunteer Group Incorporated
ABN
14565272536

About the charity

Other names charity is known by (such as trading name)
  • PERTH OBSERVATORY VOLUNTEER GROUP INC.
  • PERTH OBSERVATORY
Charity size
Medium
Fundraising online
Yes
Is the charity an incorporated association?
Yes
Select the state/territory and enter the incorporated association number
WA incorporated association number: A1009534K
Does the charity intend to fundraise in the next reporting period?
Yes
Basic Religious Charity
No

Activities and Beneficiaries

Did the charity operate in the 2018 reporting period?
Yes
Main activity
Culture and arts
Main activities
Other education
Description of charity's activities and outcomes
Perth Observatory provides information and displays featuring Western Australia's astronomical history and heritage and its importance in the development of the State of Western Australia.
We also operate an active tour program targeting schools (tailored to the National Curriculum) and the general public. These programs provide broad knowledge of the night skies and space, as well as specialist skills in astrophotography.
Where the charity conducted activities during the 2018 reporting period
Western Australia
Will the charity change or introduce any activities in the 2019 period?
Yes
Changes planned
Perth Observatory is developing an Aboriginal Astronomy Centre in conjunction with the local Noongar community. This will provide the general public with knowledge and understanding of Aboriginal astronomical traditions reaching back 60,000 years.
Main beneficiary
General community in Australia

Annual report

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Human Resources

Human resources
  • Full time employees: 0
  • Part time employees: 3
  • Casual employees: 0
  • Full-time equivalent staff (FTE): 2.20
  • Estimated number of volunteers: 120

Financial Reporting

Charity's 2018 reporting period
1 July 2017 to 30 June 2018
Type of financial statement
Special purpose financial statements
Financial report consolidated with more than one entity?
No
Financial report submitted to a state/territory regulator?
No

Income and Expenses

Comprehensive Income Statement summary

Gross Income
Donations and bequests
$42,659.00
Revenue from providing goods or services
$296,201.00
Revenue from government including grants
$75,000.00
Revenue from investments
$2,562.00
All other revenue
$0.00
Total revenue
$416,422.00
Other income (for example, gains)
$86.00
Total gross income
$416,508.00
Expenses
Employee expenses
$177,408.00
Grants and donations made for use in Australia
$0.00
Grants and donations made for use outside Australia
$0.00
All other expenses
$245,152.00
Total expenses
$422,560.00
Net surplus/(deficit)
$-6,052.00
Other comprehensive income
$0.00
Total comprehensive income
$-6,052.00

Balance Sheet extract

Assets
Total current assets
$224,683.00
Total non-current assets
$102,278.00
Total assets
$326,961.00
Liabilities
Total current liabilities
$89,457.00
Total non-current liabilities
$0.00
Total liabilities
$89,457.00
Net assets/liabilities
$237,504.00