Annual Information Statement 2017

Legal Name
Commons Library Limited
ABN
59603473963

Section A: Charity Information

Charity size
Small
Basic Religious Charity
No

Section B: Activities

Did the charity operate in the 2017 reporting period?
Yes
Main activity
Other education
Main activities
Research
Description of charity's activities and outcomes
The Commons collected a large volume of non­profit resources in FY2017, which helped us reach our goal of providing a crucial education resource to the Australian non­profit sector. The company's short and long term objectives are: a) to improve its website and grow its collection; and b) to build the number of library users. To achieve its objectives, the company has adopted the following strategies: DOCUMENT LEARNINGS The library will work to document successful campaigns or tactics, drawing out the unique factors which created the conditions for success and the factors common across successful campaigns. PRESERVE KNOWLEDGE Store and distribute new tactics and strategies developed by community members. BUILDING THE STORY ARC The Commons will curate progressive stories, victories and important losses.
Main beneficiary
General community in Australia
Where the charity conducted activities during the 2017 reporting period
  • Australian Capital Territory
  • New South Wales
  • Northern Territory
  • Queensland
  • South Australia
  • Tasmania
  • Victoria
  • Western Australia
  • Other Countries
    • DEU
    • IND
    • GBR
Will the charity change or introduce any activities in the 2018 period?
No

Section C: Human Resources

Human resources
  • Full time employees: 0
  • Part time employees: 0
  • Casual employees: 0
  • Full-time equivalent staff (FTE): 0
  • Estimated number of volunteers: 0

Section D: Finance

Charity's 2017 reporting period
1 July 2016 to 30 June 2017
Accounting method used in the 2017 reporting period
Accrual

Income Statement summary

Revenue/receipts
Donations and bequests
$90,000.00
Revenue from providing goods or services
$0.00
Revenue from government including grants
$0.00
Revenue from investments
$0.00
Other revenue/receipts
$0.00
Total revenue/receipts
$90,000.00
Other income (for example, gains)
$11,583.00
Total income/receipts
$101,583.00
Expenses/Payments
Employee expenses/payments
$0.00
Grants and donations made for use in Australia
$0.00
Grants and donations made for use outside Australia
$0.00
Other expenses/payments
$315,434.00
Total expenses/payments
$315,434.00
Net surplus/(deficit)
$-213,851.00

Balance Sheet Extract

Total assets
$1,404,124.00
Total liabilities
$10,907.00
Net assets/liabilites
$1,393,217.00

Section E: Annual report

Note: If you want to see the financial report or annual report that this charity has submitted, go back to Financials & Documents.

Section F: Reporting to state or territory regulators

Is the charity an incorporated association?
No
Does the charity intend to fundraise in the next reporting period?
No