Annual Information Statement 2018

Legal Name
Primary Industries Education Foundation Australia Limited

About the charity

Other names charity is known by (such as trading name)
Primary Industries Education Foundation Australia Limited
Charity size
Is the charity an incorporated association?
Does the charity intend to fundraise in the next reporting period?
Basic Religious Charity

Activities and Beneficiaries

Did the charity operate in the 2018 reporting period?
Main activity
Primary and secondary education
Main activities
  • Higher education
  • Other education
  • Research
  • Environmental activities
  • Economic, social and community development
  • Employment and training
Description of charity's activities and outcomes
The Primary Industries Education Foundation Australia Limited’s objectives are to:
• Provide national leadership and coordination of initiatives to encourage primary industries
education in schools through a partnership between industry, government and educators.
• Commission, co-ordinate, facilitate and manage national projects to encourage primary
industriesrelated education in schools.
• Provide a source of credible, objective and educational resources for schools to maintain and
improve community confidence in Australia’s primary industries.
• Communicate primary industries research and development outcomes in a format accessible for
schools and encourage interest within schools in primary industries-related careers.
• Operate and administer a scholarship fund for the provision of scholarships, bursaries and prizes
to encourage and further primary industries education.
During the reporting, period the operations of the Company focused on:
• Consolidating and increasing its stakeholder engagement process through promotion of food and
fibre education to schools.
• Representing food and fibre education at a federal and state government level.
• Presenting at various state and national educator conferences.
• Producing a monthly national newsletter to raise awareness of relevant initiatives, products
and activities.
• Engaging with peak farming organisations and teachers to identify emerging needs.
• Fundraising activities to facilitate our core activities.
• Operating the twin web-portals for schools, and
Where the charity conducted activities during the 2018 reporting period
  • Australian Capital Territory
  • New South Wales
  • Northern Territory
  • Queensland
  • South Australia
  • Tasmania
  • Victoria
  • Western Australia
Will the charity change or introduce any activities in the 2019 period?
Main beneficiary
Children - aged 6 to under 15
Other beneficiaries
  • General community within Australia
  • Youth - aged 15 to under 25
  • People in rural/regional/remote communities

Annual report

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Human Resources

Human resources
  • Full time employees: 2
  • Part time employees: 0
  • Casual employees: 1
  • Full-time equivalent staff (FTE): 3
  • Estimated number of volunteers: 1000

Financial Reporting

Charity's 2018 reporting period
1 July 2017 to 30 June 2018
Type of financial statement
General purpose financial statements - reduced disclosure regime
Financial report consolidated with more than one entity?
Did your charity have any related party transactions?
Does your charity have documented policies or processes about related party transactions?
Financial report submitted to a state/territory regulator?

Income and Expenses

Comprehensive Income Statement summary

Gross Income
Donations and bequests
Revenue from providing goods or services
Revenue from government including grants
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Total revenue
Other income (for example, gains)
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Employee expenses
Grants and donations made for use in Australia
Grants and donations made for use outside Australia
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Net surplus/(deficit)
Other comprehensive income
Total comprehensive income

Balance Sheet extract

Total current assets
Total non-current assets
Total assets
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