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OUR CONSTITUTION

UNITED FEDERATION OF VOLUNTEERS FOR REFUGEE ACTION (UFVRA) Inc:

Our Constitution

United Federation Of Volunteers For Refugees Action (UFVRA) Inc: - Australia Constitution 2014 updated. SANCTION Number: CP6206

Not For Profit

  • United Federation Of Volunteers For Refugees Action (UFVRA) Inc Australia is registered with ASIC as a Not for Profit within the Constitution, emphasizes Not-for-profit nature of the organisation.

  • The assets and income of the organisation shall be applied solely to further its objects and no portion shall be distributed directly or indirectly to the members of the organisation except as genuine compensation for services rendered or expenses incurred on behalf of the organisation.

Winding up:

 If, upon the winding up or dissolution of the company after the satisfaction of all its debts and liabilities, there remains any property, this property must not be paid to or distributed among the members. Instead, this property must be given or transferred to some other organisation or organisations having:

  1. Objects similar to the objects of the company, and

  2. A constitution which prohibits the distribution of its income and property among its members to an extent at least as great as is imposed on the company under this constitution.

Objectives:

  • The organisations objectives within the Constitution are as follows:

  • To provide direct relief from poverty or distress to people throughout the world without any judgement of nationality, race, religious beliefs, ethnic origin, creed, gender or sexual preference. The organization intends to provide direct relief including food, clothing, sponsorship, education assistance, child mother assistance, homeless, medical aid and shelter.

To further these objectives, direct relief will be provided to those affected by poverty or distress due to:

  • Abject poverty or hardship (Refugees)

  • Natural disasters including earthquakes, floods, droughts, famine, tsunamis and wildfires

  • Acute hunger or starvation

  • Man-made disasters including civil unrest, acts of war and oppression

  • Those in need of shelter or housing

  • Internally displaced persons/communities

  • The elderly, and those unable to support themselves by reason of illness or disability, whether temporary or permanent

  • Orphan.

Furthermore, to the objects of the organisation stated that, the organisation will within Australia or international provide direct relief to individuals and/or communities faced with poverty or distress due to:

  • Destitution

  • Poverty

  • Victims of war or a natural disaster

  • Suffering

  • Harm due to abuse or addiction

  • Homelessness

  • Disabilities

  • Misfortune/hardship

Compliance:

  • Public trust and confidence underpins support for . We aim to be transparent and accountable in everything we do and pride ourselves in meeting all legal and reporting obligations. UFVRA Australia has ensured that all registrations have been obtained to be compliant with the Australia Law pertaining to INGO operations.

COMPLIANCE WITH AUSTRALIAN LAW:

As such Federation Of Volunteers For Refugees Action (UFVRA) Inc:  Australia is registered with the following regulatory bodies

ASIC

  • Legal structure being a Company Limited By Guarantee – Not for Profit

ACNC

  • The national charity regulator

ATO

  • Endorsed as a Deductible Gift Recipient Donations to Federation Of Volunteers For Refugees Action (UFVRA) Inc are Tax Deductible

FUNDRAISING LICENCES:

  • The authority to fund

  • Raise in the states where we operate

ACFID:

  • Federation Of Volunteers For Refugees Action (UFVRA) Inc:  Australia is in the process of becoming an ACFID Code of Conduct Signatory. The Code is recognised by the UN as Best Practice in NGO management.

  • Federation Of Volunteers For Refugees Action (UFVRA) Inc: Australia is in process of being a Code signatory and member of Fundraising Institute of Australia.

  • In addition to the above, Federation Of Volunteers For Refugees Action (UFVRA) Inc:  Australia has also a signatory to the  International Red Cross and Red Crescent Movement and NGOs in Disaster Relief Code of Conduct. (https://media.ifrc.org/ifrc/who-we-are/the-movement/code-of-conduct/signatories-to-the-code-of-conduct/) SEE MORE

    ACKNOWLEDGMENT OF COUNTRY

First peoples: Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander

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United Federation Of Volunteers For Refugees Action (UFVRA) Head-Office

76 Beau-desert Road, Moorooka Qld 4105

Enquiries at: admin@ufvra.org.au

Telephone: (07) 31862064 

Australia: ABN 70678268916

As a signatory, we are committed and fully adhere to the Code, conducting our work with transparency, accountability, Commitment and integrity UFVRA is accredited with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, has Deductible Gift Recipient status with the Australian Tax Office, and is a signatory to the ACFID Code of Conduct - a voluntary, self-regulatory code of good practice.

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Where the money goes? *

  • 74 % Program expenditure

  • 5 % Fundraising costs

  • 7 % Administration

  • 9 % Commercial activity

 

#United Federation Of Volunteers For Refugees Action (UFVRA) - Australia’s total expenditure for year ended 31 December 2019 expressed as a percentage. 

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