Annual Information Statement 2020

Legal Name
Global Dialogue Foundation Australia Limited

About the charity

Charity size
Is the charity an incorporated association?
Does the charity intend to fundraise in the next reporting period?
Is the charity a Basic Religious Charity?

Charity programs

Program name
Unity in Diversity
Program classification
Community organising
Program locations
Melbourne VIC, Australia
Program overseas locations
  • Cameroon
  • India
  • Kenya
  • Nepal
  • Nigeria
  • Uganda
  • United States
Program beneficiaries
  • Youth - 15 to under 25
  • Adults - aged 25 to under 65
  • Adults - aged 65 and over
  • Families
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
  • Migrants, refugees or asylum seekers
  • People from a culturally and linguistically diverse background
  • People in rural/regional/remote communities
  • Females
  • Males
  • Other charities
  • Overseas communities or charities
  • General community in Australia

International activities undertaken
Operating overseas including delivering programs
Description of the charities international activities
* We provide guidance and mentorship to our international partners; assist in developing initiatives aligned with the GDF mission. This is mainly via online meetings, webinars, etc.
* We launched the United Civilizations Initiative in Oct 2019, with HQ based in Mumbai, India.
* We initiate and promote dialogue, plus develop programs with our international partners that aim to engage people from different cultures in dialogue.
Description of the charities activities and outcomes
* We supported our international partners with creating and developing Unity in Diversity initiatives.

* We identified new champions who are beginning to work on Unity in Diversity initiatives in their countries; Central African Republic, Sri Lanka & Nigeria,

* We launched the UC- United Civilizations HQ in Mumbai, India, and added new members to our team. United Civilizations new website,

* We launched the fortnightly ORION-United Civilizations e-Magazine in January 2020 to highlight the latest news related to the vision and mission of GDF. All editions at this link,

* We organised a global webinar and gave 2 interviews to raise awareness of the Unity in Diversity Program. More info,

Human Resources

Employees and volunteers
  • Full time employees: 0
  • Part time employees: 0
  • Casual employees: 0
  • Full-time equivalent staff (FTE): 0
  • Estimated number of volunteers: 35

Financial Reporting

Charity's 2020 reporting period
1 July 2019 to 30 June 2020
Accounting method used in the 2020 reporting period

Income and Expenses

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