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Charity Summary

Charity Details

Canterbury Philharmonia Incorporated

Registration details

December 31

Address for service

961 Waterholes Road
RD 8

Charity's other details

Purpose & Structure

Charitable Purpose

To form an orchestra, and any other sub-grouping of musicians, who will gather together in a friendly and supportive environment, to foster musical appreciation and performance. To pronote, hold and conduct regular rehearsals, and in so doing foster public interest in music.

Note: The main sectors, activities and beneficiaries are bolded.

Other (please state)

(Provides a chance for adult amatuer musicians to play in an orchestra)

Arts / culture / heritage

Education / training / research

General public

Children / young people, Older people, Both players and audience - we give young players a chance to perform concerts wit a full orchestra

Entity Structure

The management and control of the affairs of the Canterbury Philharmonia , including the control and investment of funds, is vested in a Committee. The Canterbury Philharmonia has the following Officers, and they comprise the Committee: Chairperson; Vice-Chairperson; Secretary; Treasurer; Librarian; and three General Committee Members.

Annual Returns

Annual Returns are due within 6 months of a charity’s balance date (financial year-end), or a longer period if an extension has been granted.


This charity has been granted an exemption from filing an annual return by 30 June 2008 under Section 43 of the Charities Act 2005. The first annual return is due by 30 June 2009.

Due Date Date Submitted Total Income Total Expenditure Financial Statements Annual Return Summary
30/06/2023 29/04/2023 $18,806 $22,153
30/06/2022 13/06/2022 $20,240 $21,030
30/06/2021 23/08/2021 $14,823 $15,805
30/06/2020 23/08/2021 $27,432 $24,073
30/06/2019 13/01/2020 $23,387 $26,000
30/06/2018 8/07/2018 $28,695 $26,788
30/06/2017 8/07/2018 $22,704 $22,753
30/06/2016 18/04/2016 $20,340 $21,420
30/06/2015 11/03/2015 $22,716 $24,194
30/06/2014 9/04/2014 $16,261 $17,509

Officer Details


Officer Name Position Effective Date
Mija Albers-Pearce Committee member 13/03/2023
Alison Macklan Treasurer 14/03/2022
Olivia Murray Committee member 15/03/2021
Ruth Dove Chairperson 15/03/2021
Tim Wilkinson Secretary 15/03/2021
Al Sands Deputy chairperson 31/03/2018

Past Officers

Officer Name Position Past Since
Lynette Murdoch Chairperson 13/03/2023
Bridget Beck Treasurer 14/03/2022
Lucy Page-Dalton Secretary 15/03/2021
Malcolm McCulloch Chairperson 15/03/2021
Robyn Bisset Committee Member 15/03/2021
Sally Botur Committee Member 15/03/2021
Sarah Helleur Committee Member 15/03/2021
Arthur Mark Hodgkinson Conductor 31/03/2017
Averil Ella Cullen Librarian 31/03/2017
Brian Hodges Committee Member 31/03/2017

Charity Updates

Here is a list of all the details changed by the charity, for example adding or removing officers, amending rules, changing balance dates or updating address details.
Date Created Reference View Summary (.pdf <1MB)
7/04/2023 NOC023
25/03/2023 NOC021
15/04/2022 NOC019
15/04/2022 NOC018
15/04/2022 NOC017
13/01/2020 NOC013
18/03/2015 NOC010
9/04/2014 NOC009
12/03/2013 NOC005
16/04/2012 AR005

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