Annual Information Statement 2013

Legal Name
Worldskills Australia
ABN
43147075714

Section A: Charity Information

Charity has a financial year ending 30 June
Yes
Financial year ends
Information Unavailable
Charity size
Large
Purposes of charity
  • The advancement of education
  • Other:
Basic Religious Charity
No
Charity is part of an approved ACNC reporting group
No

Section B: Activities

Activities in the 2013 reporting period
Yes
Main activity
Employment and training
General activities
  • Employment and training
  • Other
    • Vocational skills competitions
Description of charity’s activities and outcomes
The mission of WorldSkills Australia (WSA) is to actively engage in the development of policy and the practice of skills excellence in Australia through competitions, international benchmarking and applied research. In August 2012 the National Competition was held in Sydney, with WSA hosting 500 competitors for 3 days of competition in over 50 specialised skill areas. In November 2012 our Skillaroo Team was announced for the International Competition in July 2013 in Germany. The competitors prepared throughout the year with their trainers, including taking part in the 2013 Global Skills Challenge event in April/May 2013.In June 2013, selected WSA competitors took part in the BBM Skilled Futures Program, participating in a leadership and development program in the United Kingdom. In 2012 WSA and VETnetwork jointly established the AuSkills program to provide Australian apprenticeship advisors with the tools and resources to equip them in their dealings with job-seekers pursuing an apprenticeship pathway. A number of AuSkills events and learning sessions have been held across the country.WSA conducted TryaSkill interactive programs around Australia to encourage people to appreciate skill education and training as a viable career choice and provide opportunities to interact with experts about vocational education pathways.WSA ambassadors have provided advice to the Australian Apprenticeship Ambassadors Program, which is an Australian Government initiat
Changing or introducing activities in the next reporting period
No
Beneficiaries helped by charity’s activities in the 2013 reporting period
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
  • Children
  • General community within Australia
  • Young people

Section C: Resources and operating locations

Estimated number of unpaid volunteers who worked for the charity during the 2013 reporting period
  • Full time employees: 9
  • Part time employees: 1
  • Volunteers: 4000
Where the charity operated during the 2013 reporting period
  • Australian Capital Territory
  • New South Wales
  • Northern Territory
  • Queensland
  • South Australia
  • Tasmania
  • Victoria
  • Western Australia

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

State or territory charity had non-corporate reporting obligations to
  • New South Wales
  • Queensland
  • South Australia
  • Victoria
Approximate hours spent reporting by paid staff
60
Approximate hours spent reporting by unpaid volunteers
0
Total hours spent reporting
60

Section E: Financial information provided voluntarily

2013 Financial report
Note: If you want to see the financial report or annual report that this charity has submitted, go back to Financials & Documents.