Annual Information Statement 2015

Legal Name
Canberra Symphony Orchestra Limited

Section A: Charity Information

Charity size
Basic Religious Charity

Section B: Activities

Activities in the 2015 reporting period
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
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
Approximate hours spent reporting by unpaid volunteers
Total hours spent reporting

Section E: Financial information

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