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Guidance and support to help charities to meet their obligations.

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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 57,901 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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WA10.21% SA7.32% NT1.35% QLD16.02% NSW34.74% VIC25.7% ACT2.23% TAS2.43% 57,901 REGISTERED CHARITIES

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Statement from the ACNC: We have received multiple requests to comment on the Australian Christian Lobby’s decision to support Israel Folau’s fundraising for legal costs. The ACNC cannot comment on the circumstances of individual charities. Generally, the ACNC can investigate where there are...
26 June 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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