Annual Information Statement 2017

Legal Name
Primary Industries Education Foundation Australia Limited

Section A: Charity Information

Other names charity is known by (such as trading name)
Primary Industries Education Foundation Australia Limited
Charity size
Fundraising online
Basic Religious Charity

Section B: Activities

Did the charity operate in the 2017 reporting period?
Main activity
Primary and secondary education
Main activities
  • Higher 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 Limiteds 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 Australias 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. Fulfilling its obligations under the Federal Governments Agriculture in Education program. Continued delivery of outputs from the Agriculture in Education project and the development of the Companys key projects in areas of:- Teacher professional learning through key conferences and workshops;- Promotion to schools of the Primezone website;- Promotion of PIEFA and member content via social media and professional learning;- Development of specific resources for primary industries education;- Publication of a monthly national newsletter; and- Engagement with governments at a senior policy level.
Main beneficiary
Children - aged 6 to under 15
Other beneficiaries
  • General community within Australia
  • 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: 2
  • Part time employees: 1
  • Casual employees: 2
  • Full-time equivalent staff (FTE): 2
  • Estimated number of volunteers: 1000

Section D: Finance

Charity's 2017 reporting period
1 July 2016 to 30 June 2017
Type of financial statement
General purpose financial statements
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
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
Total non-current assets
Total assets
Total 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?