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Australian Capital Territory

The Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) website contains factsheets outlining the requirements for each state.

Charitable collections fall under the Charitable Collections Act 2003. For a licence to collect for charity contact the ACT Office of Regulatory Services at:

Contact: ACT Office of Regulatory Services
Phone: (02) 6207 0562
Fax: (02) 6207 0487
Mail: GPO Box 158, Canberra City ACT 2601
Email: ors.bil@act.gov.au
Website: www.ors.act.gov.au

For fundraising through raffles, house (bingo), trade promotion lotteries and calcuttas the relevant legislation is the Lotteries Act 1964. This is overseen by the ACT Gambling and Racing Commission.

Contact: ACT Gambling and Racing Commission
Phone: (02) 6207 0359
Fax: (02) 6207 7390
Mail: PO Box 214, Civic Square ACT 2608
Email: lotteries@act.gov.au
Website: www.gamblingandracing.act.gov.au

If a liquor licence is sought, the relevant authority needs to be contacted.