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Guidance and support to help charities to meet their obligations.

For the public

Information for donors, volunteers, charities and researchers.

About the ACNC

The Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission is the national regulator of charities. We register and regulate Australia’s 57,203 charities.

  • We help charities understand and meet their obligations through information, advice and guidance.
  • We help the public understand the work of the not-for-profit sector and provide a free searchable database of charities.

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WA10.1% SA7.2% NT1.3% QLD15.7% NSW34.1% VIC25.5% ACT2.2% TAS2.4% 57,203 REGISTERED CHARITIES

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Commissioner's Column
In this fortnight's edition, the Hon Dr Gary Johns discusses recent research into trust in charities, the release of the report from the Senate Select Committee into Charity Fundraising in the 21st Century and more.
22 February 2019

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Newly registered charities

The ACNC registers hundreds of new charities every month.

These charities will provide a range of invaluable services including child and youth services, environmental protection, education and more.

We publish a list of new charities each month.

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