Annual Information Statement 2018
Initiatives of Change Australia
About the charity
Is the charity an incorporated association?
Does the charity intend to fundraise in the next reporting period?
Basic Religious Charity:
Activities and Beneficiaries
Did the charity operate in the 2018 reporting period?
- Environmental activities
- Economic, social and community development
- International activities
- Spiritual development, Facilitating reconciliation, Community-building and empowering leadership with Indigenous and diaspora communities, Promoting ethical leadership, Building social cohesion, Life-skills training, Peace-building
International activities undertaken:
- Transferring funds or goods overseas
- Operating overseas including delivering programs
Provide further details of the charity's international activities:
We have responded to invitations to assist with programs launched by our sister bodies in the Asia/Pacific region, Africa and beyond, and we have supported the involvement of Australians in major annual conferences in the global venues for Initiatives of Change in India and Switzerland. We also make an annual financial contribution over and above membership dues to Initiatives of Change International.
Description of charity's activities and outcomes:
We seek to contribute to healing and transformation in society through awakening the spiritual and moral impulse within, between and among people. This year we have continued to work to support individuals and communities to build trust, engage in constructive dialogue, develop spiritually, deepen their own faith practice, and engage in focussed action for positive change. Actions have involved seminars, training courses, retreats, film screenings and environmental sustainability projects. We partner where appropriate with like-minded organisations. We have worked on relationship and leadership building with diaspora communities in Australia, offering training and support. We have auspiced social projects run by and for South Sudanese Australians.
Where the charity conducted activities during the 2018 reporting period:
- Australian Capital Territory
- New South Wales
- South Australia
- Overseas / outside of Australia
- Other Countries
- New Zealand
Will the charity change or introduce any activities in the 2019 period?
General community in Australia
- Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
- Migrants, refugees or asylum seekers
- Full time employees: 2
- Part time employees: 6
- Casual employees: 4
- Full-time equivalent staff (FTE): 6.74
- Estimated number of volunteers: 50
Charity's 2018 reporting period:
1 April 2018 to 31 March 2019
Type of financial statement:
Special purpose financial statements
Financial report consolidated with more than one entity?
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Financial report submitted to a state/territory regulator?
Income and Expenses
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