Annual Information Statement 2014

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 2014 reporting period
Main activity
Animal protection
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 animalsTo achieve these objectives, the entity has adopted the following strategies: ­    build productive relationships with key decision makers­    provide solutions and demonstrate how people can do things differently­    conduct strategic campaigning across the four key program areas
Changing or introducing activities in the next reporting period
Beneficiaries helped by charity’s activities in the 2014 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 2014 reporting period
  • Full time employees: 60
  • Part time employees: 3
  • Casual employees: 1
  • Volunteers: 1TO10
Where the charity operated during the 2014 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 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
  • Tasmania
  • 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 January 2014 to 31 December 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)