Annual Information Statement 2020

Legal Name
Australian Marine Conservation Society Inc
ABN
53409718351

About the charity

Charity size
Large
Does the charity fundraise online?
Yes
Is the charity an incorporated association?
Yes
Select the state/territory and enter the incorporated association number
QLD incorporated association number: IA00237
Does the charity intend to fundraise in the next reporting period?
Yes
Select the state/territory where the charity intends to fundraise in the 2020 reporting period
  • NSW fundraising number: CFN/22208
  • QLD fundraising number: CP3132
  • SA fundraising number: CCP8249
  • TAS fundraising number: C/10493
  • VIC fundraising number: FR-000014603
  • WA fundraising number: CC22265
Is the charity a Basic Religious Charity?
No

Charity programs

Program name
Climate Change
Program classification
Climate change
Program locations
Australia
Program beneficiaries
  • Environment
  • General community in Australia

Program name
Fight For Our Reef
Program classification
Coral reefs
Program locations
Great Barrier Reef, Australia
Program beneficiaries
  • Environment
  • General community in Australia

Program name
Fisheries
Program classification
Sustainable fishing
Program locations
Australia
Program beneficiaries
  • Animals
  • Environment
  • General community in Australia

Program name
Keep Top End Coasts Healthy
Program classification
Oceans and coastal waters
Program locations
Northern Territory, Australia
Program beneficiaries
  • Environment
  • General community in Australia

Program name
Marine Protected Areas
Program classification
Marine reserves
Program locations
Australia
Program beneficiaries
  • Animals
  • Environment
  • General community in Australia

Program name
Ocean Plastic Pollution
Program classification
Oceans and coastal waters
Program locations
Australia
Program beneficiaries
  • Animals
  • Environment
  • General community in Australia

Program name
Protect Ningaloo
Program classification
Oceans and coastal waters
Program locations
  • Ningaloo WA, Australia
  • Cape Range, Learmonth WA, Australia
  • Exmouth Gulf WA, Australia
Program beneficiaries
  • Animals
  • Environment
  • General community in Australia

Program name
Sustainable Seafood / GoodFish
Program classification
Sustainable fishing
Program locations
Australia
Program beneficiaries
  • Environment
  • General community in Australia

Program name
Threatened Species
Program classification
Biodiversity
Program locations
Australia
Program beneficiaries
  • Animals
  • Environment
  • General community in Australia

Description of the charities activities and outcomes
AMCS works to protect Australia's coast and marine environment. During 2020, AMCS worked to advance: the creation and management of marine reserves at the State/Territory and Commonwealth Levels; the protection of the Great Barrier Reef and Ningaloo Reef; the conservation of threatened marine species including sharks, turtles, and cetaceans; sustainable, well-managed fisheries and sustainable seafood consumption; measures to reduce the impacts of climate change on our oceans; the reduction of marine pollution; better management of ports and shipping; better management of industrial activities in the marine environment; awareness-raising and involvement in marine conservation through communications, education, research and community engagement. More at www.marineconservation.org.au

Human Resources

Employees and volunteers
  • Full time employees: 17
  • Part time employees: 19
  • Casual employees: 0
  • Full-time equivalent staff (FTE): 29.50
  • Estimated number of volunteers: 55

Financial Reporting

Charity's 2020 reporting period
1 January 2020 to 31 December 2020
Type of financial statement
Special purpose financial statements
Financial report consolidated with more than one entity?
No
Did your charity have any related party transactions?
No
Does your charity have documented policies or processes about related party transactions?
No
Financial report submitted to a state/territory regulator?
Yes
Type of organisation
My charity is an incorporated association
State or territory of the regulator where financial report was submitted
Queensland

Income and Expenses

Comprehensive Income Statement summary

Gross Income
Donations and bequests
$2,783,605.00
Revenue from providing goods or services
$1,142,589.00
Revenue from government including grants
$907,900.00
Revenue from investments
$31,234.00
All other revenue
$0.00
Total revenue
$4,865,328.00
Other income (for example, gains)
$0.00
Total gross income
$4,865,328.00
Expenses
Employee expenses
$3,022,695.00
Interest expenses
$23,238.00
Grants and donations made for use in Australia
$0.00
Grants and donations made for use outside Australia
$0.00
All other expenses
$1,782,602.00
Total expenses
$4,828,535.00
Net surplus/(deficit)
$36,793.00
Other comprehensive income
$0.00
Total comprehensive income
$36,793.00

Balance Sheet extract

Assets
Total current assets
$4,655,742.00
Non-current loans receivable
$0.00
Other non-current assets
$33,475.00
Total non-current assets
$33,475.00
Total assets
$4,689,217.00
Liabilities
Total current liabilities
$4,030,434.00
Non-current loans payable
$0.00
Other non-current liabilities
$0.00
Total non-current liabilities
$0.00
Total liabilities
$4,030,434.00
Net assets/liabilities
$658,783.00