Annual Information Statement 2015

Legal Name
The Immune Deficiency Foundation Of Australia Limited

Section A: Charity Information

Charity size
Basic Religious Charity

Section B: Activities

Activities in the 2015 reporting period
Main activity
Civic and advocacy activities
General activities
  • Grant-making activities
  • International activities
  • Other health service delivery
Description of charity’s activities and outcomes
The key organisational goals in IDFA's strategic plan are:1.increasing Primary Immune Deficiency awareness in the general and medical communities2.increasing our membership with the aim of reaching all Australians with Primary Immune Deficiencies3.advocating/educating/supporting our members and their families4.communicating with our members, their families, our stakeholders, partners and key alliances.IDFA strives to achieve these goals through communication, visibility, compliance, member engagement, collaboration, participation, fund raising and sponsorship.Our key achievements in 2013-2014 have included:1.continuing to increase membership 2.2 fulltime staff to assist our national membership3.hosted a successful national conference attended by more than 100 IDFA members4.producing a "member pack" with educational resources about Primary Immune Deficiencies5.producing resources for the Immunology medical community to promote IDFA and encourage membership6. Delivering a modest budget surplus7. building a fundraising volunteer base to assist our sustainability8. Becoming involved with the rare disease community in Australia seeking a National Plan for rare diseases9. Advocacy outcomes included SCIg (subcutaneous Immunoglobulin treatment) for patients10. This year our advocacy will be for newborn screening for SCID (Severe Combined Immune Deficiency) as babies in Australia are still dying from this immune deficiency.11. Representation
Changing or introducing activities in the next reporting period
Beneficiaries helped by charity’s activities in the 2015 reporting period
  • General community in Australia
  • Communities overseas
  • Women
  • Men
  • Children – under 13
  • Youth – 13 to under 25
  • Adults – 25 to under 60
  • Elderly – 60 and over
  • All ages
  • People with disabilities
  • People with Chronic or terminal illness
  • 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: 1
  • Part time employees: 2
  • Casual employees: 0
  • 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.
State or territory of the regulator where financial report was submitted
  • Queensland
  • Victoria

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