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For Charities

For charities

Guidance and support to help charities to meet their obligations.
For public

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 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.
WA9.9% SA7.8% NT1.4% QLD15.8% NSW34.8% VIC25.8% ACT2.2% TAS2.4% 61,010 REGISTERED CHARITIES

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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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Acknowledgement of Country

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.

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