Annual Information Statement 2017

Legal Name
Open Minds Australia Limited

Section A: Charity Information

Other names charity is known by (such as trading name)
  • Open Minds Australia
  • Open Minds
  • Wattle League Foundation
Charity size
Basic Religious Charity

Section B: Activities

Did the charity operate in the 2017 reporting period?
Main activity
Mental health and crisis intervention
Main activities
  • Other health service delivery
  • Social services
  • Emergency and relief
  • Housing activities
  • Employment and training
Description of charity's activities and outcomes
Open Minds is a leading independent not-for-profit (NFP)organisation and a registered NDIS provider.Our purpose is "enabling an independent and positive future for people living with mental illness and disabilities."Our team works to enhance mental health and wellbeing by delivering tailored supports to people living with mentalillness, disability or an acquired brain injury.Our organisation is committed to partnering with individuals to focus on their strengths and enable individual achievement and recovery, whether that is gaining qualifications, finding a job, improving their health and wellbeing, moving into a new home or interacting in the community.Our Recovery Enhancement Framework- Our service delivery approach is supported by our Purpose and Values.- Our evidence-based Recovery Enhancement Framework (REF) is aligned to each person's journey.- Our personalised approach to service planning and service delivery recognizes that each person is unique and personal circumstances change over time.- Our service approach is flexible and we recognise fluctuating or changing capacity, changing dynamics within personal and family relationships and individual service requirements.
Main beneficiary
General community in Australia
Other beneficiaries
  • Females
  • Males
  • Youth - aged 15 to under 25
  • People at risk of homelessness/ people experiencing homelessness
  • People with chronic illness (including terminal illness)
  • People with disabilities
  • Pre/post release offenders and/or their families
  • Unemployed persons
  • Veterans and/or their families
  • Other
    • People with a mental illness
Did the charity provide funded support and/or services to participants of the National Disability Insurance Scheme in the 2017 reporting period?
Does the charity intend to provide funded support and/or services to participants of the National Disability Insurance Scheme in the next reporting period?
Where the charity conducted activities during the 2017 reporting period
  • New South Wales
  • Queensland
Will the charity change or introduce any activities in the 2018 period?

Section C: Human Resources

Human resources
  • Full time employees: 170
  • Part time employees: 117
  • Casual employees: 105
  • Full-time equivalent staff (FTE): 320
  • Estimated number of volunteers: 0

Section D: Finance

Charity's 2017 reporting period
1 July 2016 to 30 June 2017
Type of financial statement
General purpose financial statements - reduced disclosure regime
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
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?
State or territory of the regulator where financial report was submitted

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
QLD fundraising number: CH0372