ChaplainWatch Inc TM
ABN 60 338 945 269 dated 27 July 2007
INCORPORATED ASSOCIATION, Qld
ChaplainWatch Inc is an Incorporated Association with the Office of Fair Trading, and is governed by a Management Committee according to the Rules of Association. Certificate of Registration IA35518, dated 22 June 2007.
REGISTERED CHARITY, Qld
ChaplainWatch Inc is a registered as a charitable body under the provisions of the State Government Collections Act 1966.
REGISTERED CHARITY, Commonwealth of Australia
ChaplainWatch is a registered Charity with The Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission. The ACNC is the national regulator of charities in Australia, since 3 December 2012. http://www.acnc.gov.au.
AUSTRALIAN TAXATION OFFICE
Charitable Services Institution
The Australian Tax Office endorses ChaplainWatch Inc as a Charitable Services Institution under Item(s) in Subdivision 30-B of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997 [s4.1.7 Charitable Services Institution (ATO)]
Deductible Gift Recipient
Item 1 of the table in Section 30-15 of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997.
Australian Tax Office endorses ChaplainWatch Inc to be a 4.1.7 Charitable Services Institution and a Deductible Gift Recipient under Item 1 of the table in Section 30-15 of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997.
The ATO endorses ChaplainWatch Inc to access the following tax concessions
5 (a) Income tax exemptions from 2 July 2007 under Subdivision 50-B of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997.
5 (B) GST concessions from 2 July 2007 under Division 176 of A New Tax System (Goods and Services Tax) Act 1999.
5 (C) FBT rebate from 2 July 2007 under Section 123E of the Fringe Benefits Tax Assessment Act 1986.
CHAPLAINWATCH TRADE MARK
Trade Mark No. 1517017 was issued on 27 September 2012. The trade mark is registered in the following class/es: 36, 41. 44, 45.
HDAA ACCREDITED ORGANISATION
ChaplainWatch is committed to excellence in governance and has achieved HDAA accredited organisation status within the Queensland Department of Communities Human Services Quality Framework.
CHAPLAINWATCH INC TM
ChaplainWatch is a charitable faith-based community service organisation. Founded in 2001, by Pastor Lance Mergard, ChaplainWatch has made it’s home on the streets and in the entertainment precincts of Brisbane, where we strive to continuously and intentionally achieve our mission, ‘watching out for your when good times go bad’.
ChaplainWatch seeks to intentionally intervene in areas of human need with an approach that recognises essential dignity and worth of each person – this guides our service delivery in each of our four project areas: ChaplainWatch, NightWatch, StreetWatch, LifeWatch.
ChaplainWatch is guided by our four core values:
- Divinely Led
- Intentional Intervention
- Owning Response-ability
- People Matter
AWARDS & CERTIFICATIONS
Rotary International 'Paul Harris Fellow' Award 2015
Lance Mergard, Senior Chaplain ChaplainWatch received the honour of being recognised with a Paul Harris Fellow in September 2015. The Fortitude Valley Rotary club awarded the honour to Lance as meeting high professional and personal standards set forth by Paul Harris and Rotary International.
Rotary Pride of Workmanship Award 2014
Lord Mayor's Australia Day Awards 2013
Recognising those who have made Brisbane a better place to be. Lance Mergard accepted the Brisbane Citizen of the Year award on 24/01/13 from The Right Honourable The Lord Mayor, Councillor Graham Quirk.
The Valley Chamber Community Safety Group's Award 2011
For the Valley Chamber Community Safety Group most outstanding contribution for safety management by an individual.
Australian Crime and Violence Prevention Award 2009
For the project NightWatch – Public Safety in Public Spaces
Rotary Club, Pride of Workmanship - 2009
The Pride of Workmanship seeks to identify individuals whose exemplary contributions to their vocations are worthy of public acknowledgement.
QAS Commissioners Commendation Award for Bravery 2002
Lance was presented with a Commissioners Commendation award for bravery, citing, “…rendering life-saving first aid to a critically injured person under difficult circumstances and at personal risk…” by the Queensland Ambulance Service.