Annual Information Statement 2015

Legal Name
World Animal Protection Limited

Section A: Charity Information

Other names charity is known by (such as trading name)
Previously known as WSPA Australia Limited
Charity size
Basic Religious Charity

Section B: Activities

Activities in the 2015 reporting period
Main activity
Animal protection
General activities
  • Civic and advocacy activities
  • Emergency and relief
Description of charity’s activities and outcomes
Principal ActivitiesThe principal activities of World Animal Protection Limited during the financial year were the promotion of effective means for the protection of animals and the conducting of projects for the prevention of cruelty to and relief of suffering to animals.No significant change in the nature of these activities occurred during the year.The entitys short-term objectives are to raise funds and support strategic campaigns across the following 4 Program areas. Under each program area, specific campaigns have been identified:Programme 1: Animals in communitiesCampaign: Ending inhumane culling of dogs associated with rabiesProgramme 2: Animals in disastersCampaign: Disaster preparedness and recoveryProgramme 3: Animals in farmingCampaign: Live export, dairy and laying hensProgramme 4: Animals in the wildCampaign: Whales/Small cetaceansCampaign: Trade in exotic petsCampaign: Bears in captivityThe entitys long-term objectives are to:­    bring about change to international policy and practice on animal welfare­    educate people to understand the importance of good animal welfare to them­    assist people to implement animal friendly solutions­    build a scientific case for the better treatment of animals
Changing or introducing activities in the next reporting period
Beneficiaries helped by charity’s activities in the 2015 reporting period
  • Programme 1: Animals in communities

Section C: Resources and operating locations

Estimated number of unpaid volunteers who worked for the charity during the 2015 reporting period
  • Full time employees: 57
  • Part time employees: 5
  • Casual employees: 1
  • Volunteers: 3
Where the charity operated during the 2015 reporting period
  • Australian Capital Territory
  • New South Wales
  • Northern Territory
  • Queensland
  • South Australia
  • Tasmania
  • Victoria
  • Western Australia
  • Other Countries
    • BGD
    • IND
    • IDN
    • MYS
    • PHL
    • THA

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

Approximate hours spent reporting by paid staff
Approximate hours spent reporting by unpaid volunteers
Total hours spent reporting

Section E: Financial information

Charity's 2015 reporting period
1 January 2015 to 31 December 2015
Financial report submitted to a state/territory regulator?
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
  • Queensland
  • South Australia
  • Tasmania
  • Victoria
  • Western Australia

Income and Expenses

Comprehensive Income Statement summary

Gross Income
Donations and bequests
Government grants
All other revenue
Total revenue
Other income
Total gross income
Employee expenses
Grants and donations made for use in Australia
Grants and donations made for use outside Australia
All other expenses
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Net surplus/deficit

Balance Sheet extract

Total current assets
Non-current loans receivable
Other non-current assets
Total non-current assets
Total assets
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Non-current loans payable
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Total non-current liabilities
Total liabilities
Net assets/liabilities

Section F: Other obligations

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