Annual Information Statement 2016
Bernie Banton Foundation
Section A: Charity Information
Basic Religious Charity:
Section B: Activities
Did the charity operate in the 2016 reporting period?
Advocacy and civic activities
- Provision of peer-based support to asbestos disease sufferers and their families, provision of advocacy and asbestos awareness services.
Description of charity's activities and outcomes:
- We provided 24/7 Freecall® telephone and online support across Australia, together with localised face-to-face support within NSW to asbestos related disease (ARD) sufferers, their carers and loved ones, as well as bereaved carers.- We provided Freecall® telephone and internet enquiry services across Australia, to those in the community with concerns regarding asbestos-containing-material issues within the built environment.- We provided education on 'Asbestos - know the dangers, manage the risk' to the general public, by exhibiting at home shows and lifestyle shows, and via information available on the Bernie Banton Foundation website.- We addressed public forums, raising awareness regarding the dangers of asbestos.- We advocated on behalf of ARD sufferers and their families, as well as ARD researchers, allied health workers and educators.- We promoted research within Australia into asbestos related diseases, including lobbying as regards funding for this purpose.- We worked with other asbestos related disease support organisations.
Will the charity change or introduce any activities in the 2017 period?
Where the charity conducted activities during the 2016 reporting period:
- Australian Capital Territory
- New South Wales
- Northern Territory
- South Australia
- Western Australia
Who was helped most by the charity's activities in the reporting period:
- Adults - aged 25 to under 65
- Adults - aged 65 and over
- People with chronic illness (including terminal illness)
- Tradespeople and DIY renovators, with awareness information in an effort to avoid current and future asbestos exposure.
Section C: Human Resources
- Casual employees: 2
- Estimated number of volunteers: 10
Section D: Finance
Accounting method used in the 2016 reporting period:
Charity's 2016 reporting period:
1 July 2015 to 30 June 2016
Financial report submitted to a state/territory regulator?
2016 Financial report:
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State or territory of the regulator where financial report was submitted:
Income and Expenses
Income Statement summary
Donations and bequests:
All other revenue:
Other income (for example, gains):
Total gross income:
Grants and donations made for use in Australia:
Grants and donations made for use outside Australia:
Balance Sheet Extract