Annual Information Statement 2015

Legal Name
Canberra Symphony Orchestra Limited
ABN
42705136058

Section A: Charity Information

Charity size
Large
Basic Religious Charity
No

Section B: Activities

Activities in the 2015 reporting period
Yes
Main activity
Culture and arts
General activities
Other recreation and social club activity
Description of charity’s activities and outcomes
The Canberra Symphony Orchestra was founded for the principal cultural purpose of presenting orchestral music to the people of Canberra. The Canberra Symphony Orchestra has been endorsed by the Australian Taxation Office ('ATO') as a deductible gift recipient which enables the CSO to attract private sector support for its activities by offering donors the incentive of a tax deduction. The receipt of public donations is directly applied to supporting the Canberra Symphony Orchestra's programs and projects. The objects and purpose of the CSO is as follows:(1) to establish and maintain orchestras and other performing groups within the CSO;(2) to present orchestral and other musical performances;(3) to promote, develop, foster and support interest in all forms of music;(4) to promote, develop, foster and support the study and appreciation of all forms of music;(5) to assist kindred bodies in the presentation of musical performances;(6) to promote, develop, foster and support the establishment of such facilities as are deemed necessary or desirable in the interests of members and other persons;(7) to conduct and maintain the facilities referred to in the immediately preceding sub-clause or to assist in their conduct and maintenance;(8) to maintain close co-operation and liaison with other societies and organisations having similar objectives and aims as the CSO;(9) to print, publish, acquire or dispose of books, journals, magazines, articles, repo
Changing or introducing activities in the next reporting period
No
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 disabilities

Section C: Resources and operating locations

Estimated number of unpaid volunteers who worked for the charity during the 2015 reporting period
  • Full time employees: 4
  • Part time employees: 5
  • Casual employees: 120
  • Volunteers: 19
Where the charity operated during the 2015 reporting period
Australian Capital Territory

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
40.00
Approximate hours spent reporting by unpaid volunteers
10.00
Total hours spent reporting
50.00

Section E: Financial information

Charity's 2015 reporting period
1 January 2015 to 31 December 2015
Financial report submitted to a state/territory regulator?
Yes
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
Australian Capital Territory

Income and Expenses

Comprehensive Income Statement summary

Gross Income
Donations and bequests
$196,263.00
Government grants
$780,566.00
All other revenue
$1,544,856.00
Total revenue
$2,521,685.00
Other income
$0.00
Total gross income
$2,521,685.00
Expenses
Employee expenses
$1,327,271.00
Interest
$0.00
Grants and donations made for use in Australia
$0.00
Grants and donations made for use outside Australia
$0.00
All other expenses
$919,149.00
Total expenses
$2,246,420.00
Net surplus/deficit
$275,265.00

Balance Sheet extract

Assets
Total current assets
$3,263,041.00
Non-current loans receivable
$0.00
Other non-current assets
$35,834.00
Total non-current assets
$35,834.00
Total assets
$3,298,875.00
Liabilities
Total current liabilities
$1,428,051.00
Non-current loans payable
$0.00
Other non-current liabilities
$11,349.00
Total non-current liabilities
$11,349.00
Total liabilities
$1,439,400.00
Net assets/liabilities
$1,859,475.00

Section F: Other obligations

Governing document on the ACNC register current and accurate
Yes
Responsible persons' details on the ACNC register complete, current and accurate
No
Subtypes current and accurate
Yes