Annual Information Statement 2020

Legal Name
Friends of the Melton Botanic Garden Incorporated

About the charity

Charity size
Is the charity an incorporated association?
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VIC incorporated association number: A0045077Z
Does the charity intend to fundraise in the next reporting period?
Is the charity a Basic Religious Charity?

Charity programs

Program name
Developing the Melton Botanic Garden
Program classification
Botanical gardens
Program locations
21 Williams Street, Melton VIC, Australia
Program beneficiaries
  • Adults - aged 25 to under 65
  • Adults - aged 65 and over
  • Families
  • People with disabilities
  • Unemployed persons
  • Females
  • Males
  • Environment
  • General community in Australia
Program website

Description of the charities activities and outcomes
Mission: To enrich the community and the environment by fostering, promoting and
supporting the development and activities of the Melton Botanic Garden.
Developing and maintaining the botanic garden through a number of garden work
teams and special days. New garden beds have been added. Engaged school and
community groups in garden activities. Promoted the garden at many external events,
MBG Open Days, guided tours, talks to groups and social media. Raised funds
through plant sales, donations, raffles, trivia night, sausage sizzles and grants. We are
all volunteers, there are no paid staff in the Friends.

Human Resources

Employees and volunteers
  • Full time employees: 0
  • Part time employees: 0
  • Casual employees: 0
  • Full-time equivalent staff (FTE): 0
  • Estimated number of volunteers: 250

Financial Reporting

Charity's 2020 reporting period
1 July 2019 to 30 June 2020
Accounting method used in the 2020 reporting period

Income and Expenses

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