Annual Information Statement 2013

Legal Name
The Macfarlane Burnet Institute For Medical Research And Public Health Ltd

Section A: Charity Information

Charity has a financial year ending 30 June
Financial year ends
Charity size
Purposes of charity
  • The relief of poverty, sickness or the needs of the aged
  • The advancement of education
  • Other: Achieve better health for poor and vulnerable communities in Australia and internationally through research, education and public health
Basic Religious Charity
Charity is part of an approved ACNC reporting group

Section B: Activities

Activities in the 2013 reporting period
Main activity
General activities
  • Civic and advocacy activities
  • Economic, social and community development
  • Higher education
  • International activities
  • Research
  • Other health service delivery
Description of charity’s activities and outcomes
Burnet Institute undertook substantial medical research, public health and international health programs focused on achieving better health for poor and vulnerable communities in Australia and overseas. The focus of the work was in the area of infectious diseases such as HIV, malaria, tuberculosis, hepatitis viruses, and influenza. In addition, programs also focused on women's and children's heath; the health of young people; alcohol, drugs and harms reduction; sexual and reproductive health; immunity, vaccines and immunisation.
Changing or introducing activities in the next reporting period
Beneficiaries helped by charity’s activities in the 2013 reporting period
  • Children
  • Gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender or intersex persons
  • General community within Australia
  • Mental health and crisis intervention
  • Pre/post release offenders and their families
  • Women
  • Young people

Section C: Resources and operating locations

Estimated number of unpaid volunteers who worked for the charity during the 2013 reporting period
  • Full time employees: 274
  • Part time employees: 50
  • Volunteers: 5
Where the charity operated during the 2013 reporting period
  • Victoria
  • Other Countries
    • AFG
    • CHN
    • FJI
    • IND
    • IDN
    • KIR
    • LAO
    • MMR
    • PNG
    • WSM
    • SLB
    • LKA
    • TLS
    • VUT
    • VNM
    • ZWE

Section D: Reporting and regulatory obligations (This section is optional)

Section E: Financial information provided voluntarily

2013 Financial report
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