Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander charities

This section has information for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander-controlled organisations and charities.

Ask us

Do you have a question about your organisation becoming a charity?
Do you have a question about running your charity?
Do you want to raise a concern about a registered charity?

Call us on 13 ACNC (13 22 62) weekdays 9am to 6pm AEDT.  If you are an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander and would like to speak to an Aboriginal Liaison Officer, tell us when you contact us and we will arrange this for you.

Watch a video

Meet the team – Victor Lovett, Aboriginal Liaison Officer

Learn more about our commitment

If you want to find out more about more about our commitment to working with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities you can read:

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander charities regulated by ORIC

This section has information for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander corporations registered under the CATSI Act (Corporations (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) Act 2006 (Cth)) with the Office of the Registrar of Indigenous Corporations (ORIC):

Charity registration

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander corporations: applying for charity registration with the ACNC
Meeting both ORIC and ACNC obligations Obligations of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander corporations to ORIC and the ACNC

When to contact ORIC or ACNC
The ACNC Register Information about Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander corporations on the ACNC Register
The relationship between ORIC and ACNC MOU between the ACNC and ORIC

More information

External links

Indigenous governance tools

More information on Indigenous governance (Australia)

More information on Indigenous governance (International)

Australian Government Indigenous links

State and territory government links
Australian Capital Territory

New South Wales

Northern Territory

Queensland

South Australia

Tasmania

Victoria

Western Australia

This page contains links to external websites. Any external links used by the ACNC are inserted for convenience and do not constitute an endorsement or recommendation of any material at those sites. Information and resources provided by the ACNC is for general information only and is not intended to be a substitute for professional advice regarding your charity's particular circumstances.