For charities

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 59,625 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.

ACNC Data Search for a charity

WA10.1% SA7.3% NT1.3% QLD16.1% NSW34.7% VIC25.7% ACT2.4% TAS2.4% 59,625 REGISTERED CHARITIES

Latest news & tweets

It is Charity Fraud Awareness week, an annual, international campaign that aims to stop charity fraud. As we start to emerge from the global COVID-19 pandemic a key theme of the campaign is that it is more important than ever for the sector to come together, share resources and stop charity fraud...
18 October 2021

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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.

More newly registered charities