Annual Information Statement 2017

Legal Name
Bible Society Australia_ACNC Group

Section A: Charity Information

Charity size
Fundraising online
Basic Religious Charity

Section B: Activities

Did the charity operate in the 2017 reporting period?
Main activity
Religious activities
Main activities
  • Culture and arts
  • Advocacy and civic activities
  • International activities
International activities undertaken
Transferring funds or goods overseas
Description of charity's activities and outcomes
The Group has provided the Bible to people in a language they can understand, in a format they can use and at a price they can afford. Furthermore, it has promoted the public understanding of the Christian faith through writing, publishing and the media.
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
    • EGY
    • KHM
    • LAO
    • PAK
    • PNG
    • PHL
    • PRT
    • CMR
    • MNG
    • ZAF
    • VNM
    • SSD
    • ISR
    • BHS
    • CHN
    • CUB
    • IND
    • IRQ
    • KAZ
    • LBN
    • NIC
    • PSE
    • PER
    • SRB
    • SGP
    • SYR
Will the charity change or introduce any activities in the 2018 period?

Section C: Human Resources

Human resources
  • Full time employees: 57
  • Part time employees: 23
  • Casual employees: 12
  • Full-time equivalent staff (FTE): 69
  • Estimated number of volunteers: 965

Section D: Finance

Charity's 2017 reporting period
1 January 2017 to 31 December 2017
Type of financial statement
General purpose financial statements - reduced disclosure regime
Financial report consolidated with more than one entity?

Comprehensive Income Statement summary

Gross Income
Donations and bequests
Revenue from providing goods or services
Revenue from government including grants
Revenue from investments
All other revenue
Total revenue
Other income (for example, gains)
Total gross income
Employee expenses
Interest 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)
Other comprehensive income
Total comprehensive income

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
Financial report submitted to a state/territory regulator?

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?
Does the charity intend to fundraise in the next reporting period?