Annual reports

This year, Compassion Australia commenced the first year of a building capacity phase. This phase is part ofCompassion Australia’s strategy to achieve Compassion International’s 2020 Vision of bearing good fruit andbearing much fruit for the glory of God. (Compassion’s full strategy can be found on page 46.)

By implementing ministry initiatives that closely align with our strategic goals, Compassion Australia hasseen steady growth across all four programs. Here are just a few of the highlights from financial year 2013.

View 2013 Annual Report

Annual Report Highlights


Compassion Australia currently reports to the following legislative and regulatory bodies:

Government legislative 

Australian Taxation Office: As a Public Benevolent Institution, Compassion Australia holds the following tax concessions:

  • Income tax exemption
  • GST concession
  • FBT exemption

ACNC: Compassion Australia is a registered charity and complies to the requirements of the commission including the yearly submission of the Annual Information Statement
ASIC: Compassion Australia is incorporated as a Company Limited by Guarantee under the Corporations Act 2001.
AusAID: Compassion is governed in its overseas aid work by the Overseas Aid Gift Deduction Scheme.
Regulation of Charitable Fundraising: Compassion Australia holds the following fundraising licences and permits in Australia (note: no fundraising legislation exists in NT):

  • NSW number 10658
  • VIC number 10734
  • QLD incorporation number CH1569
  • SA number CCP1161
  • TAS number F1A-208
  • WA number 20740
  • ACT number 19000083

Privacy Legislation: Compassion Australia is governed by the Privacy Act. Compassion’s Privacy Officer is David Zammit.
WH&S: Compassion Australia has a WH&S Committee made up of seven staff. This Committee meets on a quarterly basis and is responsible for ensuring Compassion provides a healthy and safe work environment for employees. Compassion is regulated by the WH&S Act 2011 (NSW) and the OH&S Regulation 2001.
Child Protection: As a child development organisation, Compassion seeks to maintain the highest levels of child protection. As part of this all staff, volunteers and advocates are subjected to a police check.

Non-government regulatory bodies

PCI Security Standards Council: Compassion Australia strives to ensure the security of supporters’ credit card information through increasing compliance with the PCI Data Security Standard (PCI DSS).
FIA (Fundraising Institute of Australia)
Missions Interlink



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