Annual Information Statement 2015

Legal Name
The Art Cabriolet Inc

Section A: Charity Information

Other names charity is known by (such as trading name)
Creative Art Therapy Australia (CATA)
Charity size
Basic Religious Charity

Section B: Activities

Activities in the 2015 reporting period
Main activity
Social services
General activities
  • Working with children in trauma using all mediums of art to emotionally strengthen and empower.
Description of charity’s activities and outcomes
Our Purpose - A Not-for-Profit organization, The Art Cabriolet (AC) provides multiple platforms for art expression and experience that target remedial outcomes for children in trauma or living in challenging conditions. AC uses art in all its mediums and forums to emotionally strengthen children dealing with physical or psychological distress resulting from any type and level of trauma. Repetitive multiple forums of art are made available and accessible for remedial outcomes in children we work with. We custom design art programs in conjunction with health carers, social workers, psychologists, teachers and even parents. Our primary goal is to produce safe, creative and fun environments that divert and distract children whilst implementing educative and restorative art programs. The primary outcome is to nurture mental health, general well-being, increase self-esteem and self-empowerment. AC has artists, art therapists, play therapists and volunteers to implement art programs.Art strengthens childrens mindset and emotions. AC provides and supplies all equipment and materials necessary for the production of art in all mediums. The art programs are profiled to suit childrens circumstances so that relief and release from physical, emotional and/or psychological suffering and distress can be harnessed and encouraged.We currently have ongoing programs running with partnered organisation such as, Monash Children's Cancer Centre - Artist in Residence Program, He
Changing or introducing activities in the next reporting period
Beneficiaries helped by charity’s activities in the 2015 reporting period
  • Children – under 13
  • Youth – 13 to under 25
  • People with disabilities
  • People with Chronic or terminal illness
  • People at risk of homelessness/The homeless
  • Pre/post release offenders and their families

Section C: Resources and operating locations

Estimated number of unpaid volunteers who worked for the charity during the 2015 reporting period
  • Full time employees: 1
  • Part time employees: 2
  • Casual employees: 0
  • Volunteers: 30
Where the charity operated during the 2015 reporting period

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
Approximate hours spent reporting by unpaid volunteers
Total hours spent reporting

Section E: Financial information

Charity's 2015 reporting period
1 July 2014 to 30 June 2015
Financial report submitted to a state/territory regulator?
2015 Financial report
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State or territory of the regulator where financial report was submitted

Income and Expenses

Income Statement

Gross Income
Donations and bequests
Revenue from government including grants
All other revenue
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Other income (for example, gains)
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Employee expenses
Grants and donations made for use in Australia
Grants and donations made for use outside Australia
All other expenses
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Balance Sheet extract

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Total non-current assets
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Total current liabilities
Total non-current liabilities
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Section F: Other obligations

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