Annual Information Statement 2017

Legal Name
Lung Foundation Australia

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
Other health service delivery
Main activities
  • Research
  • Hospital services and rehabilitation activities
  • Social services
  • Advocacy and civic activities
  • Grant-making activities
  • Other philanthropic intermediaries and voluntarism promotion
Description of charity's activities and outcomes
The charities mission is to improve lung health and reduce the impact of lung disease for all Australians by 1) promoting lung health, 2) promoting timely diagnosis of lung disease, 3) supporting those with lung disease and their carers, 4) promoting equitable access to evidence-based care, and 5) driving quality research.To achieve these stated objectives, the charity has adopted the following strategic investments:1) Grow Awareness, Reach and Influence - the LFA will be and be seen as a credible voice linking evidence to patient care and better lung health.2) Become the Patient Interface - position the LFA as a "bridge" between hospital and community care supporting self management.3) National Hub / Platform - connecting patients, families, health professional and community with evidence-based information and support.4) Leverage Collaboration - to deliver clinical education and patient support to a wider audience.5) One Lung Organization - regular review of LFA's role in the wider respiratory sector.6) Innovation - driving innovation to widen the reach of LFA.7) Align Structure and Resources - support delivery of the 2020 strategy by aligning resources and structure of LFA8) Capital / Funds - grow and diversify revenue streams to improve reach and impact of LFA.9) Research - LFA will be seen as a leader in supporting research.
Main beneficiary
People with chronic illness (including terminal illness)
Other beneficiaries
  • General community within Australia
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
  • People in rural/regional/remote communities
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
Will the charity change or introduce any activities in the 2018 period?

Section C: Human Resources

Human resources
  • Full time employees: 19
  • Part time employees: 6
  • Casual employees: 2
  • Full-time equivalent staff (FTE): 23
  • Estimated number of volunteers: 535

Section D: Finance

Charity's 2017 reporting period
1 January 2017 to 31 December 2017
Type of financial statement
General purpose financial statements
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?

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?
Select the state/territory where the charity intends to fundraise in the 2018 reporting period
  • ACT fundraising number: 19000086
  • NSW fundraising number: 20066
  • QLD fundraising number: CH1820
  • SA fundraising number: CCP751
  • TAS fundraising number: 199
  • VIC fundraising number: 1012515
  • WA fundraising number: CC20282