Annual Information Statement 2017

Legal Name
Women In Prison Advocacy Network (Wipan) Inc

Section A: Charity Information

Other names charity is known by (such as trading name)
  • Womens Justice Network (WJN)
  • Women's Justice Network (WJN)
Charity size
Basic Religious Charity

Section B: Activities

Did the charity operate in the 2017 reporting period?
Main activity
Advocacy and civic activities
Main activities
  • Social services
  • Other
    • Mentoring for women and female youth who have been or are at risk of being affected by the criminal justice system.
Description of charity's activities and outcomes
WJN vision is for all women and female youth affected by the CJS live free from violence and discrimination, benefit from adequate living standards, are treated with dignity and respect and are empowered to make significant life changes and positive choices. We do this through providing one-on-one mentoring, which enables each women to take on a new life journey in a supported safe way.WJN addresses the many issues facing women and female youth at risk of, or whom have entered the justice system, both systemically through advocacy and individually through voluntary Mentoring programs.WJN operates from the knowledge and experience that by providing women and female youth with gender-responsive social support, recidivism rates are reduced, the burgeoning prison population can be minimised and importantly, the safety of the public and community is enhanced.
Main beneficiary
Other beneficiaries
  • Youth - aged 15 to under 25
  • Adults - aged 25 to under 65
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
Where the charity conducted activities during the 2017 reporting period
New South Wales
Will the charity change or introduce any activities in the 2018 period?

Section C: Human Resources

Human resources
  • Full time employees: 1
  • Part time employees: 4
  • Casual employees: 0
  • Full-time equivalent staff (FTE): 3
  • Estimated number of volunteers: 80

Section D: Finance

Charity's 2017 reporting period
1 July 2016 to 30 June 2017
Type of financial statement
Special purpose financial statements
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?

Comprehensive Income Statement summary

Gross Income
Donations and bequests
Revenue from providing goods or services
Revenue from government including grants
Revenue from investments
All other revenue
Total revenue
Other income (for example, gains)
Total gross income
Employee expenses
Grants and donations made for use in Australia
Grants and donations made for use outside Australia
All other expenses
Total expenses
Net surplus/(deficit)
Other comprehensive income
Total comprehensive income

Balance Sheet extract

Total current assets
Total non-current assets
Total assets
Total current liabilities
Total non-current liabilities
Total liabilities
Net assets/liabilities
Financial report submitted to a state/territory regulator?
State or territory of the regulator where financial report was submitted
New South Wales

Section E: Annual report

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

Section F: Reporting to state or territory regulators

Is the charity an incorporated association?
Select the state/territory and enter the incorporated association number
NSW incorporated association number: 9889318
Does the charity intend to fundraise in the next reporting period?