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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

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

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