Charity details

1 Ascot St S
Ballarat Central VIC 3350
Address For Service email
Charity Size
Who the charity helps
Youth - 15 to under 25
People in rural/regional/remote communities
People from a culturally and linguistically diverse background
Migrants, refugees or asylum seekers
General community in Australia
Gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender or intersex persons
Early childhood - aged under 6
Children - aged 6 to under 15
Adults - aged 65 and over
Adults - aged 25 to under 65
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
Date established
Last reported
7 December 2020
Next report due
31 January 2022
Financial Year End

Summary of activities

The Foundation's overriding purpose is to raise funds to provide a strong, sustainable financial basis to support the Ballarat Botanical Gardens. Other purposes include advancing the natural environment in the Botanical Gardens and, in so doing, advancing and preserving the heritage of the Gardens as a horticultural museum. To achieve the Foundation’s overall mission and the Foundation has: • undertaken activities to generate financial and community support for the maintenance and development of the Gardens; • developed relationships with key stakeholders, in particular the City of Ballarat; • has applied the principals of good governance, and meet all compliance and regulatory requirements; • provided a mechanism for the broader community to contribute financially to the long-term benefit of the Gardens.

Charity programs

Program name Classification
The Gatekeeper's Cottage Historic preservation

Where the charity operates


Financials & Documents

Annual reporting

Title Due Date Date received Download
Financial Report 2022 31 December 2022 Pending
Annual Information Statement 2022 31 December 2022 Not yet submitted
Financial Report 2021 31 January 2022 Pending
Annual Information Statement 2021 31 January 2022 Not yet submitted
Financial Report 2020 31 January 2021 7 December 2020
Annual Information Statement 2020 31 January 2021 7 December 2020
Financial Report 2019 31 January 2020 4 February 2020
Annual Information Statement 2019 31 January 2020 4 February 2020


Title Date Reporting Year Download
Annual Report 4 February 2020 2019 Download
Governing Document 5 December 2018 Download


Responsible People

The role of a 'Responsible Person' is an important one for registered charities. Generally, a charity's Responsible People are its board or committee members, or trustees.


The charity's subtype history

Purpose Start Date End Date
Advancing culture 24 October 2018
Advancing the natural environment 24 October 2018

Registration status history

Effective Date Status
24 October 2018 Registered
24 October 2018 Registered

Enforcement action history

There have been no enforcements for this charity.