Annual Information Statement 2015

Legal Name

Section A: Charity Information

Other names charity is known by (such as trading name)
Charity size
Basic Religious Charity

Section B: Activities

Activities in the 2015 reporting period
Main activity
Economic, social and community development
General activities
  • Emergency and relief
  • Employment and training
  • Mental health and crisis intervention
Description of charity’s activities and outcomes
We provide services dedicated to helping young Australians experiencing social exclusion and economic disadvantage.It is our mission to enable young people, especially those who are marginalised and without voice, to improve their quality of life.BoysTowns services include Kids Helpline, Parentline, parenting programs, family refuges and community development programs. We also deliver personal support, education, training, and employment services for highly disadvantaged young people to help them overcome barriers and re-connect with the community, learning and work. In 2013-14, we helped over 237,000 children, young people and families find a fresh start and new hope. These included:223,000 children and young people making contact with a Kids Helpline counsellor11,000 parents counselled, accommodated and/or receiving help with parenting 1,000 young people participating in Education and Work Transition Programs5,000job seekers assisted by the BoysTown Employment Service 200 young people undertaking paid employment in our Social Enterprises.Our work is supported by our Fundraising division whose aim is to secure ongoing financial support. Close to 70% of BoysTowns funding comes from the community i.e. Art Union ticket buyers, donors, bequests, corporates and other support.
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
  • All ages
  • People at risk of homelessness/The homeless
  • Victims of disaster
  • Victims of crime
  • Pre/post release offenders and their families
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
  • Gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender or intersex persons
  • Unemployed persons

Section C: Resources and operating locations

Estimated number of unpaid volunteers who worked for the charity during the 2015 reporting period
  • Full time employees: 376
  • Part time employees: 198
  • Casual employees: 24
  • Volunteers: 17
Where the charity operated during the 2015 reporting period
  • Australian Capital Territory
  • New South Wales
  • Northern Territory
  • Queensland
  • South Australia
  • Tasmania
  • Victoria
  • Western Australia

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 July 2014 to 30 June 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.

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