Posted on 5 October, 2018

Open Heart International is a division of ADRA Australia. All relevant registrations and accreditations are held under the legal entity name – Adventist Development and Relief Agency Australia Limited. We are a:

– Public company limited by guarantee under the Corporations Act

– Registered charity with the Australian Charities and Not-for-Profits Commission

– Public Benevolent Institution (PBI) and endorsed by the Australian Taxation Office a Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR)

– An Income Tax Exempt Charity (holding tax concessions and exemptions relating to income, goods and services, and fringe benefits taxes), and operate an Overseas Aid Fund and Necessitous Persons Fund, endorsed as DGRs

– Fundraiser throughout Australia and registered under fundraising legislation as required.

– Fully accredited with the Australian Government’s Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade (formerly AusAID). The stringent accreditation process provides the Australian Government and Australian public with the confidence that ADRA is a professional, well-managed, community-based organisation capable of delivering successful development outcomes.

– A member of Australian Council for International Development (ACFID), adherent to the ACFID Code of Conduct, organisational member of the Fundraising Institute of Australia and a fully endorsed member of Australian Council for Social Services (ACOSS).