When to contact ORIC or ACNC

Type of action Who to Contact
I need to ... ORIC ACNC
Register

Apply to register an Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander corporation

Yes No
Apply to register a charity No Yes
Change Details
Request to change a corporation’s name Yes No

Request to change a corporation’s rule book

Yes No

Notify of a change to a corporation officers’ details

Yes No

Notify of a change to a corporation address and/or contact details

Yes No

Apply for the reinstatement of a corporation

Yes No

Apply to have your corporation’s information withheld from the public Register of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Corporations

Yes No
Change optional details that appear on the ACNC Register
Change other names the charity is known by No

Yes (ACNC Portal)

Change the charity’s website

No

Yes (ACNC Portal)

Change where the charity operates

No Yes (ACNC Portal)

Change who the charity benefits

No Yes (Contact Advice)

Change charity size (ACNC sizing)

No Yes (Contact Advice)

Request to change charity subtype

No Yes

Apply to have your corporation’s information withheld from the ACNC register

No Yes (ACNC Portal)
Apply for an exemption

Apply for a general exemption under the CATSI Act

Yes No

Apply for an exemption from having a minimum of five members

Yes No

Apply for an exemption in relation to members

Yes No

Apply for an exemption in relation to meetings

Yes No

Apply for an exemption in relation to member approval for related party benefits

Yes No

Apply for an exemption in relation to directors

Yes No

Apply for an exemption from record keeping

Yes No

Apply for an exemption from reporting requirements

Yes No

Report

Lodge reports

  • General reports
  • Financial reports (if required)
  • Audit reports (if required)
  • Directors report (if required)

Yes

Reporting to ORIC will also meet your reporting obligations to the ACNC until at least the 2016–17 reporting period.

Optional

You can choose to submit an Annual Information Statement and financial report to ACNC as well but it is not required.

Close
Request to revoke registration of a charity or notify of no longer being entitled to registration as a charity No Yes

Voluntarily deregister a corporation

Yes No

Related resources
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander corporations
Information about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander corporations on the ACNC Register.