Annual Information Statement 2015

Legal Name
Environmental Defenders Office Ltd
ABN
72002880864

Section A: Charity Information

Other names charity is known by (such as trading name)
EDO NSW
Charity size
Large
Basic Religious Charity
No

Section B: Activities

Activities in the 2015 reporting period
Yes
Main activity
Law and legal services
General activities
  • Civic and advocacy activities
  • Environmental activities
  • International activities
Description of charity’s activities and outcomes
We are a community legal centre specialising in public interest environmental law. We helped people who want to protect the environment through law through our various functions: legal and scientific advice and litigation; policy and law reform; and community engagement and education.
Changing or introducing activities in the next reporting period
No
Beneficiaries helped by charity’s activities in the 2015 reporting period
  • General community in Australia
  • Communities overseas
  • Women
  • Men
  • Youth – 13 to under 25
  • Adults – 25 to under 60
  • Elderly – 60 and over
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

Section C: Resources and operating locations

Estimated number of unpaid volunteers who worked for the charity during the 2015 reporting period
  • Full time employees: 16
  • Part time employees: 6
  • Casual employees: 0
  • Volunteers: 60
Where the charity operated during the 2015 reporting period
  • New South Wales
  • Other Countries
    • FJI
    • PNG
    • SLB
    • VUT

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

Commonwealth department /(s) and/or agency/agencies charity had to report to over the 2015 reporting period, excluding the ATO and ACNC

State or territory charity had non-corporate reporting obligations to.
New South Wales
Approximate hours spent reporting by paid staff
135.00
Approximate hours spent reporting by unpaid volunteers
0.00
Total hours spent reporting
135.00

Section E: Financial information

Charity's 2015 reporting period
1 July 2014 to 30 June 2015
Financial report submitted to a state/territory regulator?
Yes
2015 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
$603,105.00
Government grants
$222,702.00
All other revenue
$1,377,060.00
Total revenue
$2,202,867.00
Other income
$0.00
Total gross income
$2,202,867.00
Expenses
Employee expenses
$1,559,841.00
Interest
$0.00
Grants and donations made for use in Australia
$0.00
Grants and donations made for use outside Australia
$0.00
All other expenses
$755,703.00
Total expenses
$2,315,544.00
Net surplus/deficit
$-112,677.00

Balance Sheet extract

Assets
Total current assets
$2,016,159.00
Non-current loans receivable
$0.00
Other non-current assets
$34,996.00
Total non-current assets
$34,996.00
Total assets
$2,051,155.00
Liabilities
Total current liabilities
$583,441.00
Non-current loans payable
$0.00
Other non-current liabilities
$51,438.00
Total non-current liabilities
$51,438.00
Total liabilities
$634,879.00
Net assets/liabilities
$1,416,276.00

Section F: Other obligations

Governing document on the ACNC register current and accurate
Yes
Responsible persons' details on the ACNC register complete, current and accurate
Yes
Subtypes current and accurate
Yes