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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 57,666 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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WA10.19% SA7.33% NT1.39% QLD16.03% NSW34.57% VIC25.80% ACT2.33% TAS2.36% 57,666 REGISTERED CHARITIES

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ACNC Commissioner, the Hon Dr Gary Johns, in a column for the Australian Financial Review, writes about the challenges charities face managing the donations they received in support of the bushfire relief efforts.
25 February 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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