About us

ROLDA Inc. Australia is an incorporated charity since 1st December 2014, recognized by Australian Charities and Not-for-profit Commission (ACNC) ABN 38 420 396 060 and Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) ARBN 624 622 859.

Full legal name:
ROLDA, Inc.

Other names:
ROLDA

Incorporation year:
2014

Visit ROLDA Australia website here

Contact person:
Gemma

Phone number:
0473 001 274

Office address:
Suite 10, 424 Gympie Road, Strathpine QLD 4500

Email:
info@rolda.org.au

ROLDA Inc. is dedicated to rescuing neglected, abused, and abandoned animals. Our work started in Romania, where the population of stray dogs – estimated at 2.5 million – is one of the largest in the world. Today, we work around the world, striving to create a safer, cleaner, and more compassionate environment for the benefit of all people and animals. In Australia, ROLDA Inc. is on a mission to make sure that not a single adopted animal gets returned to a shelter.

Principal activities in Australia

Enable rescued dogs to receive medical assistance, sheltering and to be adopted abroad

Support fundraising efforts in Australia to benefit street dogs and cats in Romania as well as to campaign against illegal public shelter, against animal cruelty and abuses

Fund a database of Australian supporters to more effectively raise help for Romanian animals

What we do for Australian supporters

  • Provide expert support group to anyone wishing to adopt a rescue dog. Please check regularly ROLDA YouTube channel for advices provided by Paul Daly, canine coaching experienced to work with rescued dogs
  • Provide supportive literature about various animal topics (Simple rules to keep your pet safe from the hot pavement; Mini guide about responsible dog ownership; How to create a disaster plan for your dog; Tips to travel with your pet; Pet Fire Safety; etc) which can be found here
  • Opportunity to be part of our team as a volunteer (in case you’d like to put your best skills at use for animals in need and for a charity that use resources to save them) or as an ambassador (to share news about ROLDA on social media or to wear items that we send you for free)

Money sent by ROLDA Inc to Romanian project

2021

30,237.16 AUD

2019

17,365.00 AUD

TRANSPARENCY TEST

See ROLDA’s latest Annual Report

AUDIT REPORT

See ROLDA’s latest Audit Report

ANNUAL INFORMATION STATEMENT

See ROLDA’s Annual Information Statement

How Australian supporters can make a gift to ROLDA?

Send a check

Please make the check payable to ROLDA Inc and send it to this postal address in Australia

PO Box 5919
Brendale DC
QLD 4500

Legacy for animals

Your love for animals can last forever when you make a gift to ROLDA in your will

Bank Account

BSB: 032-515
Account number: 337936
Bank name: WestPac

ROLDA’s founder invites you to find out how we started and why

“Firstly, thank you for visiting the ROLDA website. Your interest and support are what enable us to save lives every day. Below is a brief overview of the journey I have been on and which has led to ROLDA. To be totally honest, it was my personal ambition to set up ROLDA on a 3rd continent, Australia (after Europe and North America). Back in 2015, we didn’t have many Australian supporters but I managed to convince one to register ROLDA as a charity in South Australia. This was the first step accomplished exactly on Romanian National Day, on 1st December. In order to fundraise in Australia, you need licenses in each state. It’s not an easy job. You need people to be there for you all the time, organize board meetings, report data to the authorities. Soon I realized that if I continue to try blindly, without the support of the right, dedicated people my ambition will ruin, and things will not work. Sarah came in my way at the right time and her patience, dedication, and kindness helped me in many desperate moments. One of Sarah’s greatest things, besides her loyalty, is her kind and talented daughter, Gemma. Soon after we formed this team, Sarah, Gemma, and I became invincible. Sarah managed to convince some of her friends to join our Board. During the blurry times, we also were lucky to find Liz who helped us plan marketing strategy and go-ahead to reach new supporters to raise awareness about Romanian animal’s plight. Some of Liz’s friends joined our team and hopefully, this is only the beginning. In Australia, thanks to Liz and her company, our fundraising program goes very well, especially considering the modest amount we started with.6 years later, we are considering creating programs to help Australians and their pets because giving is sharing and we’d love to be able to give back some support to an amazing community of animal lovers who supports ROLDA so generously! The road has been long and difficult. Yet whenever I am near the kennels and can see the difference we have made to the lives of hundreds of dogs, I realize it was all worth it. And that there is still plenty of work to do!
I hope you enjoy reading it.”

My best wishes to you,

Dana

Testimonials

luna

“I extend the hand of friendship to you and your workers and wish you success in saving all the dogs that need saving and that you are able through people’s donations and kindness, to give all Romania animals safe shelter, food, and security. The days of murdering our beloved animals must come to an end as we educate people and stop money from being made from their deaths. Keep this wonderful work going!”

Paula - Australia

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