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 58,611 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

WA10.03% SA7.28% NT1.43% QLD16.11% NSW34.46% VIC26% ACT2.33% TAS2.36% 58,611 REGISTERED CHARITIES

Latest news & tweets

ACNC Commissioner Dr Gary Johns welcomes the announcement Assistant Treasurer, Minister for Housing and Minister for Homelessness, Social and Community Housing, the Hon Michael Sukkar MP, has been confirmed to take responsibility for oversight of the ACNC.
25 January 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