Annual Information Statement 2018

Legal Name
Lung Foundation Australia

About the charity

Charity size
Fundraising online
Is the charity an incorporated association?
Does the charity intend to fundraise in the next reporting period?
Select the state/territory where the charity intends to fundraise in the 2018 reporting period
  • ACT fundraising number: 19000086
  • NSW fundraising number: 20066
  • QLD fundraising number: CH1820
  • SA fundraising number: CCP751
  • TAS fundraising number: FIA-199
  • VIC fundraising number: 1012515
  • WA fundraising number: CC20282
Basic Religious Charity

Activities and Beneficiaries

Did the charity operate in the 2018 reporting period?
Main activity
Other health service delivery
Main activities
  • Other education
  • Research
  • Hospital services and rehabilitation activities
  • Social services
  • Advocacy and civic activities
  • Grant-making activities
  • Other philanthropic intermediaries and voluntarism promotion
Description of charity's activities and outcomes
Lung Foundation Australia is the only charity and leading peak body of its kind in Australia that delivers life-changing research and programs to support and provide hope to people of all ages with a lung disease, and their families, at every stage of their journey.
Our aim is to ensure lung health is a priority for all - from promoting lung health and early diagnosis, to supporting people with lung disease and championing equitable access to treatment and care.
Our work is centred on the needs of those living with lung disease, and is underpinned by the values of compassion, respect and collaboration.
Our Mission is to improve lung health and reduce the impact of lung disease for all Australians through five key areas:
1) Research - driving world-class research into the causes, treatment and cure for lung disease;
2) Advocacy - being a loud and passionate voice for people with lung disease and their needs;
3) Support - providing high quality information and support services that help people with lung disease achieve better health outcomes and improve their quality of live;
4) Awareness - raising community awareness of lung health, lung disease and the symptoms to look out for;
5) Education - Providing evidence-based training and programs to support health professionals in the delivery of best-practice clinical care.
Where the charity conducted activities during the 2018 reporting period
  • Australian Capital Territory
  • New South Wales
  • Northern Territory
  • Queensland
  • South Australia
  • Tasmania
  • Victoria
  • Western Australia
Will the charity change or introduce any activities in the 2019 period?
Main beneficiary
People with chronic illness (including terminal illness)
Other beneficiaries
  • General community within Australia
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
  • People in rural/regional/remote communities

Annual report

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Human Resources

Human resources
  • Full time employees: 22
  • Part time employees: 7
  • Casual employees: 1
  • Full-time equivalent staff (FTE): 26.80
  • Estimated number of volunteers: 525

Financial Reporting

Charity's 2018 reporting period
1 January 2018 to 31 December 2018
Type of financial statement
General purpose financial statements - reduced disclosure regime
Financial report consolidated with more than one entity?
Did your charity have any related party transactions?
Does your charity have documented policies or processes about related party transactions?
Financial report submitted to a state/territory regulator?

Income and Expenses

Comprehensive Income Statement summary

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