Media Release: Aged care charities creating employment opportunities, ACNC report finds

Aged care charities creating employment opportunities, ACNC report finds Australia’s aged care charities employ more than 170,000 people, according to new a report released today by the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC). The report, Australia’s Aged Care Charities in 2015, was produced by the ACNC in collaboration with the Centre for Social Impact and […]

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Media Release: Australia’s small charities offer big benefits to community

Report: Australia’s small charities offer big benefits to community Australia’s smallest charities account for more than a third of the charity sector, according to new a report released today by the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC). The report, Australia’s Smallest Charities, was produced by the ACNC in collaboration with the Centre for Social Impact […]

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2015 Report Launched!

The Australian Charities Report 2015 is now available. The 2015 report is the most comprehensive record to date of the Australian charity sector. For the first time the report includes: the size and shape of the whole of the charity sector - more than 51,000 individual charities included estimates of change (in financial data) from one year to […]

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Online Data Updated – Aug 2016

You can now explore the data for over 46,000 charities on this website. The number of charities included in the interactive data has increased from a little over 37,000 charities in the original 2014 report to over 46,000 now. An additional nine thousand charities have completed their 2014 Annual Information Statement since the Australian Charities Report […]

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Online Data Updated

You can now explore the data for over 43,000 charities on this website. The number of charities included in the interactive data has increased from a little over 37,000 charities to over 43,000.  An additional six thousand charities have completed their 2014 Annual Information Statement since the Australian Charities Report 2014 was created. Even more charities will be […]

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Media Release: New report shows size of charity sector

Embargo: December 4, 2015 Australia’s charity sector has combined income of $103 billion, according to new a report released today by the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC). The Australian Charities Report 2014, produced in collaboration with the Centre for Social Impact and the Social Policy Research Centre at UNSW Australia, is the first in-depth […]

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Ready to donate? Consider the charity’s impact, says Susan Pascoe

I often get asked if charities are wasting their money on administration. Australians are very generous when it comes to donating to charity, especially after a humanitarian or natural disaster. They rightly want to know how charities spend the money donated to them. It’s one of the reasons why the ACNC built the Charity Register. […]

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Curtin Report in 2013 finds Australian charities operating in over 100 countries

Curtin Report finds Australian charities operating in over 100 countries Charities operating overseas were a focus at the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission launch of the Curtin Australian Charities 2013 Report last night. Commissioner Susan Pascoe AM spoke about the importance of the report’s findings, including the international activities that Australian registered charities undertake. Ms […]

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