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.
New Charity Register feature helps find a cause close to your heart, around the world
New decision summary: registering as a charity that advances social or public welfare
Focus on the basics to support transparency and good charity governance
ACNC Annual Report 2022-23
Australian Charities Report - 9th edition
2023 Annual Information Statement Guide
Charities and crypto-assets
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.