Annual Information Statement 2015

Legal Name
Australian River Restoration Centre Limited

Section A: Charity Information

Charity size
Basic Religious Charity

Section B: Activities

Activities in the 2015 reporting period
Main activity
Environmental activities
Description of charity’s activities and outcomes
The Australian River Restoration Centre believes in sharing knowledge, restoring and protecting rivers for all to enjoy, and valuing people and the work they do. Over the past year we have focused our efforts on achieving the following five aims:(1) Inspiring and supporting people who are passionate about rivers.(2) Creating and distributing the RipRap Magazine.(3) Sharing knowledge in multiple ways.(4) Collaborating and networking with a range of organisations.(5) Managing on-ground river and science communication projects.Some examples of our achievements in these five areas include: -a newly updated website ( providing people with free access to regularly updated resources organised around the themes of (A) Managing Rivers, (B) Valuing People and (C) Sharing Knowledge. -the production and distribution of a free monthly e-newsletter providing readers with a mix of science, stories and event notifications.-the production of four copies of the RipRap Magazine, a high quality publication bringing together science and practice around different river management themes.-provision of free mentoring to five women working in river management.-provision of a contact point for people with queries about river restoration in Australia about who to get in touch with for particular skills, knowledge and expertise.- presentations at Universities, Schools and conferences on the importance of valuing people and rivers.
Changing or introducing activities in the next reporting period
Beneficiaries helped by charity’s activities in the 2015 reporting period
General community in Australia

Section C: Resources and operating locations

Estimated number of unpaid volunteers who worked for the charity during the 2015 reporting period
  • Full time employees: 0
  • Part time employees: 1
  • Casual employees: 1
  • Volunteers: 100
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

Income Statement

Gross Income
Donations and bequests
Revenue from government including grants
All other revenue
Total revenue
Other income (for example, gains)
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
Total non-current assets
Total assets
Total 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