Annual Information Statement 2015

Legal Name
Dementia & Alzheimers Australia Ltd

Section A: Charity Information

Other names charity is known by (such as trading name)
  • Dementia Australia
  • Alzheimer's Australia Ltd.
Charity size
Basic Religious Charity

Section B: Activities

Activities in the 2015 reporting period
Main activity
Other health service delivery
General activities
  • Aged care activities
  • Civic and advocacy activities
  • Economic, social and community development
  • Grant-making activities
  • Mental health and crisis intervention
  • Other philanthropic intermediaries and voluntarism promotion
Description of charity’s activities and outcomes
Key Focus Areas of the organisations activities and outcomes include:Advocate for better services for people with dementia, their families and carersCreate dementia friendly communities and organisationsAchieve consumer involvement in policy, advocacy and research at the national levelAchieve access to appropriate care and support for people with younger onset dementiaAchieve sustainable funding to deliver servicesIncrease community awareness and understanding about dementiaRaise awareness of dementia risk reductionEfficient management of contract and reporting of services to Department of Social services for a range of nationally funded programs Provide services to consumers including the National Dementia Helpline, counselling, support, education to people with dementia and carers, information provision. General public information sessions, publication and information resources, dementia awareness risk reduction activitiesProfessional worker education and resource provisionSupport the development of innovative servicesAchieve increased and ongoing funding for nationally delivered servicesImprove dementia care through knowledge translationProvide national leadership in advocacy for dementia research in AustraliaAchieve consumer involvement in research
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
  • Adults – 25 to under 60
  • Elderly – 60 and over
  • People with disabilities
  • People with Chronic or terminal illness
  • People at risk of homelessness/The homeless
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
  • Gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender or intersex 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: 8
  • Part time employees: 17
  • Casual employees: 1
  • Volunteers: 10
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