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 57,417 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.

Learn more Search for a charity

WA10.17% SA7.32% NT1.36% QLD16.03% NSW34.57% VIC25.81% ACT2.33% TAS2.41% 57,417 REGISTERED CHARITIES

Latest news & tweets

Commissioner's Column
In his final column of 2019, the Hon Dr Gary Johns reflects on 2019 and looks ahead to 2020, discusses Christmas giving, the due date extension for bush fire affected charities and more.
12 December 2019

Latest resources

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