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.
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A good time to check you can log into the Charity Portal
As many charities prepare to submit their Annual Information Statement by 30 June, it is a good time to check that you can log into the Charity Portal, and once you are logged in, that you can see your charity listed. It is important that you are listed on your charity’s record as a Responsible Person or Authorised person, have access to the Charity Portal and understand how to report.
ACNC welcomes further fundraising red tape reduction in Queensland
Charities registered with the ACNC who plan to fundraise in Queensland no longer need to register separately with the QLD Office of Fair Trading.
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 and present.