Charity details

U 1 120 Jonson St
Byron Bay NSW 2481
Address For Service email
Charity Size
Who the charity helps
General community in Australia
Date established
Last reported
9 September 2019
Next report due
31 January 2021
Financial Year End

Summary of activities

* We maintained analysis and publication of research outcomes from the long-term study of humpback whales in Hervey Bay, Queensland, Australia. Three new scientific publications were published during the year. Three further manuscripts are in preparation for submission to journals. Drs Trish and Wally Franklin are now authors or co-authors of twenty-six scientific publications about the humpback whales of Hervey Bay. See: https://bit.ly/33Itjwm <p> * We moved forward with re-development of The Oceania Projects website including the incorporation of an Artificial Intelligence (AI) Portal to provide access for other research scientist to engage with the Hervey Bay dataset and to permit Citizen Scientists to add new sightings to the sightings database. This is a three-year project which will provide a Global Education, Research and Information resource for humpback whales and will also enable continued research for the conservation, care and protection of the Hervey Bay and eastern Australian humpback whale population. For details see: https://www.gofundme.com/theoceaniaproject <p> * The Oceania Project's social media outlets continued to attract a global audience with the YouTube educational films having reached an audience of 15 million public views. The Oceania Project's Facebook page has 180,000 + followers and reaches a world-wide audience of over 20 million people. <p> See: https://www.youtube.com/profile?user=TheOceaniaProject https://au.youtube.com/profile?user=iwhales https://www.facebook.com/oceania/

Where the charity operates


Financials & Documents

Annual reporting

Title Due Date Date received Download
Financial Report 2021 31 December 2021 Pending
Annual Information Statement 2021 31 December 2021 Not yet submitted
Financial Report 2020 31 January 2021 Not yet submitted
Annual Information Statement 2020 31 January 2021 Not yet submitted
Financial Report 2019 31 January 2020 9 September 2019
Annual Information Statement 2019 31 January 2020 9 September 2019
Financial Report 2018 31 March 2019 16 November 2018
Annual Information Statement 2018 31 March 2019 16 November 2018
Annual Information Statement 2017 31 January 2018 16 November 2018
Financial Report 2017 No due date 20 October 2017
Annual Information Statement 2016 31 January 2017 17 November 2016
Financial Report 2016 No due date 17 November 2016
Annual Information Statement 2015 31 January 2016 4 December 2015
Financial Report 2015 No due date 4 December 2015
Annual Information Statement 2014 31 January 2015 28 November 2014
Financial Report 2014 No due date 28 November 2014
Financial Report 2013 31 March 2014 29 January 2014
Annual Information Statement 2013 31 March 2014 29 January 2014


Title Date Reporting Year Download
Annual Report 16 November 2018 2018 Download
Annual Report 16 November 2018 2017 Download
Governing Document 28 January 2014 Download


Responsible People

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The charity's subtype history

Purpose Start Date End Date
Advancing the natural environment 1 January 2014
Purposes beneficial to the general public that may reasonably be regarded as analogous to, or within the spirit of, any of the other charitable purposes 1 January 2014
2012 Another purpose beneficial to the community 3 December 2012 31 December 2013

Registration status history

Effective Date Status
3 December 2012 Registered

Enforcement action history

There have been no enforcements for this charity.