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About the ACNC
The Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission is the national regulator of charities. We register and regulate Australia’s 56,499 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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Newly registered charities
In August 2018, the ACNC registered 208 new charities.
The majority of newly registered charities are based in the eastern states, with 63 per cent of new charities located in Victoria and New South Wales.
These charities will provide a range of invaluable services including child and youth services, environmental protection, education and more.