Annual Information Statement 2015

Legal Name
Diabetes Australia

Section A: Charity Information

Charity size
Basic Religious Charity

Section B: Activities

Activities in the 2015 reporting period
Main activity
Civic and advocacy activities
General activities
  • International activities
  • Mental health and crisis intervention
  • Research
  • Other health service delivery
Description of charity’s activities and outcomes
Diabetes Australia is the national body for people affected by all types of diabetes and those at risk. A non-profit organisation, Diabetes Australia works in partnership with consumers, health professionals, and researchers. We are committed to reducing the impact of diabetes. Diabetes Australia core focus areas are:- people affected by all types of diabets - this includes people with type 1 diabetes, people with type 2 diabetes, women with gestational diabetes, people with other forms of diabetes, their families and carers; and- people at risk of developing diabetes.Some of the key activities in the 2014-15 financial year include:- Diabetes Australia Board members, senior management, staff and member organisations have made a significant contribution to the development of a new National Diabetes Strategy by the Australia Government through participation in the Advisory Group, consultation sessions, submissions and other support- Diabetes Australia has presented the case for action related various national diabetes priorities in the federal Parliament and to State/Territory Governments. This has included several events at Parliament House Canberra- Diabetes Australia has run or partnered in various health and awareness campaigns in 2014-15 including the 'Youth thing this scary' Campaign (with a focus on encouraging individuals to have type 2 diabetes risk assessment), and the '280 a day' Campaign in July 2015 raising awareness of the rate of growth of the diabe
Changing or introducing activities in the next reporting period
Beneficiaries helped by charity’s activities in the 2015 reporting period
  • General community in Australia
  • Women
  • Men
  • Children – under 13
  • Youth – 13 to under 25
  • Adults – 25 to under 60
  • Elderly – 60 and over
  • All ages
  • People with Chronic or terminal illness
  • 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: 19
  • Part time employees: 4
  • Casual employees: 6
  • Volunteers: 413
Where the charity operated during the 2015 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)

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 July 2014 to 30 June 2015
Financial report submitted to a state/territory regulator?
2015 Financial report
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State or territory of the regulator where financial report was submitted
  • Australian Capital Territory
  • New South Wales
  • Queensland
  • South Australia
  • 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
Total expenses
Net surplus/deficit

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

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