Annual Information Statement 2015

Legal Name
DRYLANDS FOUNDATION
ABN
60163754943

Section A: Charity Information

Charity size
Small
Basic Religious Charity
No

Section B: Activities

Activities in the 2015 reporting period
Yes
Main activity
Environmental activities
Description of charity’s activities and outcomes
2015 ACTIVITIES Seed Collection, Plant Propagation and DistributionPropagated 20,000 seedlings for sale from 150 species of endemic plants. These were distributed to 750 regional community members for local native gardens, revegetation projects and farms. This was the Foundations primary income.Environmental education and advice was disseminated with plants at local sustainability events, rural shows and the Farm Nursery. This increased the communitys interest, care and recognition of flora biodiversity, demonstrated by repeat custom and preferential selection of endemic species. Over 100 species of locally acclimatised organic non-hybrid heirloom seeds were regrown to maintain the Foundations seedbank. 150 gardeners, bought these seeds for both home and community gardens. These seeds grown locally enable gardeners to use less chemical inputs, minimising detrimental environmental impacts from food production.Field ConsultationOn-site consultancy and training was provided to a national drug rehabilitation charitys new community farm. Staff and 20 clients and are involved in the project to provide sustainable farm produce to the region while caring and utilising its natural bush areas.Soil Conservation and Soil Biology ResearchNew energy efficient small scale composting systems were developed, with an increased volume of compost produced for use on the Foundations organic gardens.Education and Training Weekly volunteer days were available ye
Changing or introducing activities in the next reporting period
No
Beneficiaries helped by charity’s activities in the 2015 reporting period
  • General community in Australia
  • All ages

Section C: Resources and operating locations

Estimated number of unpaid volunteers who worked for the charity during the 2015 reporting period
  • Full time employees: 0
  • Part time employees: 1
  • Casual employees: 0
  • Volunteers: 21
Where the charity operated during the 2015 reporting period
Western Australia

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

Commonwealth department /(s) and/or agency/agencies charity had to report to over the 2015 reporting period, excluding the ATO and ACNC

Approximate hours spent reporting by paid staff
0
Approximate hours spent reporting by unpaid volunteers
0
Total hours spent reporting
0

Section E: Financial information

Charity's 2015 reporting period
1 July 2014 to 30 June 2015
2015 Financial report
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Income and Expenses

Income Statement

Revenue/receipts
Donations and bequests
$5,025.00
Government grants
$24,600.00
Other revenue/receipts
$95,332.00
Total revenue/receipts
$124,957.00
Expenses
Employee expenses/payments
$41,341.00
Grants and donations made for use in Australia
$0.00
Grants and donations made for use outside Australia
$0.00
Other expenses/payments
$27,680.00
Total expenses/payments
$69,021.00
Net surplus/(deficit)
$55,936.00

Balance Sheet Extract

Total assets
$73,511.00
Total liabilities
$8,151.00
Net assets/liabilites
$65,360.00

Section F: Other obligations

Governing document on the ACNC register current and accurate
Yes
Responsible persons' details on the ACNC register complete, current and accurate
Yes
Subtypes current and accurate
Yes