People reached with safe water last year.

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Have a look at what you helped us achieve and some of the lives you've changed in our Annual Reports.

Annual Report 2016-17
(PDF, 4.13 MB)

Annual Financial Statements 2016-17 (PDF, 492KB)

Annual Report 2015-16
(PDF, 5.3MB)

Annual Financial Statements 2015-16 (PDF, 465KB)

Annual Report 2014-15
(PDF, 3.68MB)

Annual Financial Statements 2014-15 (PDF, 1.64MB)

Annual Report 2013-14
(PDF, 2.46MB)

Annual Financial Statements 2013-14 (PDF, 1.52MB)

Global Annual Report 2013-14
(PDF, 3.32MB)

Annual Report 2012-13
(PDF, 2.88MB)

Annual Financial Statements 2012-13 (PDF, 1.07MB)

Annual Report 2011-12
(PDF, 2.69MB)


Annual Report 2010-11
(PDF, 4.94MB)


Annual Report 2009-10
(PDF, 3.87MB)

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2016-17

This information has been extracted from the audited WaterAid Australia Annual Report and Financial Statements 2016-17.

Where did the money come from in 2016/17?

WaterAid Australia has increased its total revenue in 2016/17 by $591k (or 4.4%) compared to last year. We have seen another strong return from fundraising (increasing $1.164m). We are very thankful for the support of the water sector who make an enormous contribution to our fundraising effort. The Australian Government’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade continues to provide significant support to our work, contributing $5.2m or 37% of our total income in 16/17 (15/16: $6.3m or 47%). WaterAid Australia also received funding from other WaterAid members across the world which contributed in total $2.44m (15/16: $2.4m).

Where did the money go in 2016/17?

Total expenditure in 2016/17 was $13.57m – down 2.3% from the prior year (15/16: $13.9m). Our programmatic work made up 70% of our total expenditure. Fundraising costs amounted to 23% of total expenditure. Accountability and administration totalled 7% of our expenses for the year, which enabled us to maintain our commitment to the Australian public of being a transparent and accountable organisation.













2015-16

This information has been extracted from the audited WaterAid Australian Annual Report and Financial Statements 2015/16.

Where did the money come from in 2015/16?

WaterAid Australia has increased its total revenue compared to last year by a total of $2.9m or 28%. We have seen a strong return from fundraising efforts, with an increase of $860k received from the public. We are very thankful for the strong support from our friends in the water sector who make an enormous contribution to our fundraising effort. The Australian Government's Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade continues its significant contribution to our work of $6.3m which comprises 47% of total income. WaterAid Australia also received increased funding from other WaterAid members across the world which contributed in total $2.4m.

Where did the money go in 2015/16?

Our total expenditure for the year was $13.9m. Our programmatic work made up 77% of our total expenditure. Costs for fundraising amounted to 16% of total expenditure. Accountability and administration totalled to 7% of our expenses for the year, which enabled us to maintain our commitment to the Australian public of being a transparent and accountable organisation.













2014-15

This information has been extracted from the audited WaterAid Australia Annual Report and Financial Statements 2014-15.

Where did the money come from in 2014-15?
WaterAid continues to increase its support from the Australian community as is shown by our increase in fundraising of $300k. We received $3.6m from our generous supporters during the year or 34% of our total income. We will continue to invest in this area so that we can do even more great work. WaterAid continued to receive significant support from the Australian government’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade which comprised 52% of total income. WaterAid also received support from other WaterAid members of the global WaterAid Federation of $1.1m or 10% of total income. 4% was received from other grants and sundry income.

Where did the money go in 2014-15?
Our total expenditure for the year was $10.5m. Of this amount, we spent 76% of our funding on our programs which include both our international programs and community education. We spent 16% on raising funds from the public. Accountability and administration comprised 8% of our total expenditure and enabled us to maintain our commitment to the Australian public of being a transparent and accountable organisation.













2013-14

This information has been extracted from the audited WaterAid Australia Annual Report and Financial Statements 2013-14.

Where did the money come from?
WaterAid continued to receive significant support from the Australian Government’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (formally AusAID) which comprised 56% of total income. We continued to invest in fundraising activities which resulted in income growing from 29% to 33%. The remaining 11% of income came from a variety of grants including one from WaterAid UK to invest in WaterAid Australia’s sustainable future.

Where did the money go?
We used $7.2 million or 74% of our income to support our international programs in Papua New Guinea, Timor-Leste, Africa, India and Nepal, and to open our new office in Cambodia. We increased our efforts in raising donations from the Australian public to support our work which is reflected in our fundraising expenditure of 13% for the year. Accountability and administration comprised 8% of our total expenditure and enabled us to maintain our commitment to the Australian public of being a transparent and accountable organisation. Community education comprised 5% of expenditure.













2012-13

This information has been extracted from the audited WaterAid Australia Annual Report and Financial Statements 2012-13.

Where did the money come from?
Income for 2012-13 was $10.6 million. WaterAid received significant support from AusAID (the Australian government’s international development agency) which comprised 59% of total income. WaterAid UK continues to invest in our fundraising initiatives (10%), as we work towards increasing our fundraising revenue (currently 29%) as a percentage of our total income.

Where did the money go?
WaterAid used $8.1 million or 78% of our income to support our international programs in the countries where we work. We are increasing our efforts in raising donations from the Australian public to support our work which is reflected in our fundraising expenditure of 14% for the year. Accountability and administration comprised 6% of our total expenditure. 2% was spent on community education.

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Graphs of income, expenses and expenditure for Wateraid Australia 2014 financial year


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WaterAid Australia 2013-14 international programs expenditure