About the ACNC
The Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission is the national regulator of charities. We register and regulate Australia’s 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.
Latest news & tweets
More than 1,000 charities risk losing registration for repeated failure to meet obligations
The ACNC has notified more than 1,000 charities they risk losing registration because they have repeatedly failed to meet their reporting obligations.
ACNC confirms it is investigating Hillsong
The Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission has confirmed it is investigating concerns raised about Hillsong Church.
Charities and crypto-assets
This guide examines crypto-assets in the charity context and reminds charities that cryptocurrency is generally considered a high-risk investment. As a result, charities and their Responsible People should think carefully before either accepting donations of crypto-assets or investing in these assets.
ACNC Annual Report 2021-22
The ACNC Annual Report 2021-22 provides an overview of the Commission's work in the 2021-22 financial year.
2022 Annual Information Statement Guide
This guide aims to help charities that are completing their 2022 Annual Information Statement.
Australian Charities Report - 8th edition
The Australian Charities Report is the annual analysis of the information we receive from charities in their Annual Information Statements. This is the 8th edition.
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.
The ACNC acknowledges the Traditional Custodians of country throughout Australia and their connections to land, sea and community. We pay our respects to them and their cultures and elders past, present and emerging.