Annual Information Statement 2014

Legal Name
Bowel Cancer & Digestive Research Institute Australia

Section A: Charity Information

Other names charity is known by (such as trading name)
Bowel Cancer Australia
Charity size
Basic Religious Charity

Section B: Activities

Activities in the 2014 reporting period
Main activity
Other activity
General activities
  • Research
  • Other health service delivery
Description of charity’s activities and outcomes
Bowel Cancer Australias vision is to reduce incidence, death and suffering associated with bowel cancer through advocacy, awareness, education, support and research.Bowel Cancer Australia is driven by a small team of staff and volunteers and receives no government funding.Advocacy & PolicyBowel Cancer Australia is the leading voice of the bowel cancer community, driving ongoing access to evidence-based, high quality programs, services and treatments that deliver better patient outcomes.AwarenessBowel Cancer Australia increases community awareness, understanding of bowel cancer, and promoting the importance of early detection in the successful treatment of the disease.EducationBowel Cancer Australia Provides practical resources to community groups, health professionals, corporate workplaces and the general public. Making the link between diet, lifestyle, screening and bowel cancer risk, as well as promoting the importance of regular screening and treatment compliance for effectiveness. Patient SupportBowel Cancer Australia provides essential support services to bowel cancer patients and their families via a confidential nurse/nutritionist helpline with telephone and email support, as well as a national patient-to-patient network. Our services are underpinned by a world-first bowel cancer app, an unrivalled range of information booklets and fact sheets for patients and healthcare professionals. ResearchBowel Cancer Australia continues to increase investment that supports strategic research, adding to the body of evidence about bowel cancer prevention, early detection, treatment and management.Support Our WorkSupport Bowel Cancer Australia to help save lives and to improve the health and wellbeing of people living with bowel cancer.
Changing or introducing activities in the next reporting period
Beneficiaries helped by charity’s activities in the 2014 reporting period
  • General community in Australia
  • Women
  • Men
  • Adults – 25 to under 60
  • Elderly – 60 and over
  • All ages
  • People with Chronic or terminal illness

Section C: Resources and operating locations

Estimated number of unpaid volunteers who worked for the charity during the 2014 reporting period
  • Full time employees: 4
  • Part time employees: 1
  • Casual employees: 0
  • Volunteers: 11TO50
Where the charity operated during the 2014 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 2014 reporting period, excluding the ATO and ACNC

State or territory charity had non-corporate reporting obligations to.
  • Australian Capital Territory
  • New South Wales
  • Queensland
  • South Australia
  • Victoria
  • Western Australia
Approximate hours spent reporting by paid staff
Approximate hours spent reporting by unpaid volunteers
Total hours spent reporting

Section E: Financial information

Charity's 2014 reporting period
1 July 2013 to 30 June 2014
Financial report submitted to a state/territory regulator?
2014 Financial report
Note: If you want to see the financial report or annual report that this charity has submitted, go back to Financials & Documents.

Income and Expenses

Comprehensive Income Statement summary

Gross Income
A Government grants
B Donations and bequests
C All other revenue
D Total revenue (a+b+c)
E Other income
F Total gross income (d+e)
G Employee expenses
H Interest
I Grants and donations made for use in Australia
J Grants and donations made for use outside Australia
K All other expenses
L Total expenses (g+h+i+j+k)
M Net surplus/deficit (l-f)

Balance Sheet extract

N Total current assets
O Non-current loans
P Other non-current assets
Q Total non-current assets (o+p)
R Total assets (n+q)
S Total current liabilities
T Non-current loans
U Other non-current liabilities
V Total non-current liabilities (t+u)
W Total liabilities (s+v)
X Net assets/liabilities (r-w)