Annual Information Statement 2019

Legal Name
Caritas Australia Limited

About the charity

Charity size
Fundraising online
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 2019 reporting period
  • SA fundraising number: CCP1073
  • VIC fundraising number: 13445
  • WA fundraising number: CC20549
Basic Religious Charity

Activities and Beneficiaries

Did the charity operate in the 2019 reporting period?
Main activity
International activities
Main activities
  • Other education
  • Emergency and relief
International activities undertaken
  • Transferring funds or goods overseas
  • Operating overseas including delivering programs
Provide further details of the charity's international activities
Caritas supports long-term development programs in impoverished communities in Africa, Asia, Indigenous Australia and the Pacific — helping oppressed people to rediscover their dignity by taking greater control over their lives and overcoming poverty. Programs are delivered through partnership with locally based community partners.
Description of charity's activities and outcomes
We are an international aid and development organisation of the Catholic Church in Australia. We:1. Deliver long-term development programs 2. Help people regardless of ethnicity or political beliefs 3. Work with the poorest of the poor 4. Response to disasters and humanitarian crisis.5. Maintain our admin costs to within 10%-12% to ensure up to 90% of funds are spent on core activity areas.
Where the charity conducted activities during the 2019 reporting period
  • Australian Capital Territory
  • New South Wales
  • Northern Territory
  • Queensland
  • South Australia
  • Tasmania
  • Victoria
  • Western Australia
  • Overseas / outside of Australia
  • Other Countries
    • Bangladesh
    • Cambodia
    • Congo
    • the Democratic Republic of the
    • India
    • Indonesia
    • Jordan
    • Kenya
    • Lebanon
    • Malawi
    • Mozambique
    • Myanmar
    • Nepal
    • Papua New Guinea
    • Philippines
    • Solomon Islands
    • South Sudan
    • Sri Lanka
    • Timor-Leste
    • Viet Nam
    • Zimbabwe
Will the charity change or introduce any activities in the 2020 period?
Main beneficiary
Overseas communities or charities
Other beneficiaries
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

Annual report

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Human Resources

Human resources
  • Full time employees: 135
  • Part time employees: 13
  • Casual employees: 3
  • Full-time equivalent staff (FTE): 140.20
  • Estimated number of volunteers: 50

Financial Reporting

Charity's 2019 reporting period
1 July 2018 to 30 June 2019
Type of financial statement
General purpose financial statements
Financial report consolidated with more than one entity?
Did your charity have any related party transactions?
Does your charity have documented policies or processes about related party transactions?
Financial report submitted to a state/territory regulator?
Type of organisation
My charity is a charitable fundraising organisation
State or territory of the regulator where financial report was submitted
Western Australia

Income and Expenses

Comprehensive Income Statement summary

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Total comprehensive income

Balance Sheet extract

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