Annual Information Statement 2017

Legal Name
Lowy Institute For International Policy

Section A: Charity Information

Charity size
Basic Religious Charity

Section B: Activities

Did the charity operate in the 2017 reporting period?
Main activity
Description of charity's activities and outcomes
1. To facilitate the advancement of Australia internationally by the generation and promulgation of informed and creative ideas, research and opinion on economic and foreign policy issues, international affairs and matters of national importance; 2. To facilitate and promote a world class forum for the informed discussion and debate of economic and foreign policy issues, international affairs and matters of national importance as regards Australia; 3. To produce, publish, promote and disseminate, distinctive and creative research and discussion papers on economic and foreign policy issues, international affairs and matters of national importance as regards Australia; 4. To undertake and disseminate applied research aimed at improving the formation of policy that affects Australia's national and international interests. 5. To produce, publish, promote and disseminate economic and foreign policy options regarding international relations and Australia's economic and foreign policy; and 6. To facilitate and hold seminars, lectures and conferences on issues of economic and foreign policy, international affairs and matters of national importance as regards Australia.
Main beneficiary
General community in Australia
Where the charity conducted activities during the 2017 reporting period
  • Australian Capital Territory
  • New South Wales
  • Queensland
  • Victoria
  • Other Countries
    • BHR
    • CHN
    • FJI
    • FRA
    • DEU
    • HKG
    • IDN
    • JPN
    • JOR
    • KOR
    • LBN
    • MYS
    • MMR
    • PNG
    • SGP
    • SLB
    • THA
    • TUN
    • TUR
    • ARE
    • GBR
    • USA
    • VNM
Will the charity change or introduce any activities in the 2018 period?

Section C: Human Resources

Human resources
  • Full time employees: 33
  • Part time employees: 8
  • Casual employees: 5
  • Full-time equivalent staff (FTE): 27
  • Estimated number of volunteers: 19

Section D: Finance

Charity's 2017 reporting period
1 July 2016 to 30 June 2017
Type of financial statement
General 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
Interest 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
Non-current loans receivable
Other non-current assets
Total non-current assets
Total assets
Total current liabilities
Non-current loans payable
Other non-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?
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
NSW fundraising number: 21106