Annual Information Statement 2013

Legal Name
Reef Check Foundation Limited

Section A: Charity Information

Charity has a financial year ending 30 June
Financial year ends
Information Unavailable
Charity size
Purposes of charity
  • The advancement of education
  • Other: To participate in the Reef Check international program that works with communities, governments and businesses to scientifically monitor, restore and maintain coral reef health.
Basic Religious Charity
Charity is part of an approved ACNC reporting group

Section B: Activities

Activities in the 2013 reporting period
Main activity
Environmental activities
General activities
  • Employment and training
  • Research
Description of charity’s activities and outcomes
Reef Check Australia believes in protecting reefs and oceans by empowering people. We are an innovative environmental charity dedicated to protecting to engaging the community in hands-on reef research and education. Our teams are part of a worldwide network of trained volunteers that regularly monitor and report on reef health in more than 90 countries using the standardised Reef Check scientific survey method. Our programs offer cost-effective solutions that empower communities to take an active role in understanding, managing and saving their local reef resources.Activities in 2012-2013 included:-Collecting more than 300kg of rubbish from beaches and oceans across Queensland.-Reaching out to more than 2,000 people through community events and workshops about ways that everyone can take part in protecting their local environment. -Assisted with training 55 new volunteers in Reef Check monitoring methods. -Our volunteer survey teams collected data on 48 reef sites and expanded our volunteer reef monitoring programs to central Queensland and a pilot project in Western Australia.-Launching REEFSearch: a reef identification and observation program designed to encourage everyone to understand, explore and report on whatthey find when they visit their local reef environment. To included the development of the REEFSearch Field Kit and accompanying online materials.
Changing or introducing activities in the next reporting period
Beneficiaries helped by charity’s activities in the 2013 reporting period
  • Children
  • General community within Australia
  • 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: 2
  • Part time employees: 1
  • Volunteers: 80
Where the charity operated during the 2013 reporting period
  • Queensland
  • Western Australia

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

State or territory charity had non-corporate reporting obligations to
Approximate hours spent reporting by paid staff
Approximate hours spent reporting by unpaid volunteers
Total hours spent reporting

Section E: Financial information provided voluntarily

2013 Financial report
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