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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 58,652 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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WA10.22% SA7.25% NT1.40% QLD16.13% NSW34.46% VIC25.87% ACT2.34% TAS2.33% 58,652 REGISTERED CHARITIES

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The Australian Charities and Not-for-Profits Commission (ACNC) has welcomed the Commonwealth Government’s announcement of $2.9 million in the Federal Budget to conduct risk reviews of charities.
21 October 2020

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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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