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Wool Stocktake : AWI Annual Report 2015-16
Notes to the financial statements 30 June 2016 NOTE 1: Summary of significant accounting policies Australian Wool Innovation Limited is a company limited by shares, incorporated and domiciled in Australia and is a not- for-profit company. The nature of the Group's operations and principal activities are described in the Directors' Report. The principal accounting policies adopted in the preparation of these consolidated financial statements are set out below. These policies have been consistently applied to all the years presented, unless otherwise stated. The financial statements are for the consolidated entity consisting of Australian Wool Innovation Limited and its subsidiaries. (a) Basis of preparation These general purpose financial statements have been prepared in accordance with Australian Accounting Standards and interpretations issued by the Australian Accounting Standards Board and the Corporations Act 2001. Australian Wool Innovation Limited is a not-for-profit entity for the purpose of preparing the financial statements. (i) Compliance with Australian Accounting Standards Reduced Disclosure Requirements The consolidated financial statements of the Australian Wool Innovation Limited Group comply with Australian Accounting Standards Reduced Disclosure Requirements as issued by the Australian Accounting Standards Board (AASB). (ii) Historical cost convention This financial report has been prepared under the historical cost convention. Unless otherwise stated, the accounting policies adopted are consistent with those of the previous year. Comparative information is reclassified where appropriate to enhance comparability. (iii) Critical accounting estimates The preparation of financial statements requires the use of certain critical accounting estimates. It also requires management to exercise its judgement in the process of applying the Group’s accounting policies. Estimates and judgements are continually evaluated and are based on historical experience and other factors, including expectations of future events that are believed to be reasonable under the circumstances. The estimates and assumptions that may have a significant risk of causing a material adjustment to the carrying amounts of assets and liabilities within the next financial year are discussed below. (1) Estimated impairment of the Woolmark certification trademarks The Group tests annually whether the value of $10,000,000 allocated to the Woolmark certification trademarks has suffered any impairment, in accordance with the accounting policy stated in note 1(h). These calculations require the use of assumptions regarding the separately identifiable future cash inflows relating to the brand, estimates of future costs required to support the brand and discount rates. Management determined budgeted cash flows based on license fees billed for the coming year and budgeted costs based on past performance and expectations for the future. (b) Principles of consolidation (i) Subsidiaries The consolidated financial statements incorporate the assets and liabilities of all subsidiaries of Australian Wool Innovation Limited ('company' or 'parent entity') as at 30 June 2016 and the results of all subsidiaries for the year then ended. Australian Wool Innovation Limited and its subsidiaries together are referred to in this financial report as the Group or the consolidated entity. Where control of an entity is obtained during a financial year, its results are included in the consolidated statement of comprehensive income and balance sheet from the date on which control commences. Where control of an entity ceases during a financial year, its results are included for that part of the year during which control existed. The effects of all transactions between entities in the consolidated entity are eliminated in full. 68 FINANCIAL REPORT
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