The National Compact: working together is an agreement between the Australian Government and the not-for-profit sector to find new and better ways of working together based on mutual trust, respect and collaboration.
Links to the Australian Taxation Office index page for non-profit organisations which provides a guide to tax issues affecting organisations such as charities, clubs, societies and associations.
Information on key reforms for the non-profit sector, including reforms announced in the 2011-12 Budget.
The Office for the Not-for-Profit Sector was established to drive and coordinate the not-for-profit sector policy reform agenda. The not-for-profit sector plays a central role in enriching communities through its social, cultural and environmental contribution and in providing support to the most vulnerable in the community.
General advice on the differences between a company structure and an incorporated association. Before you register your organisation, you should consider what structure best suits your organisation's purposes.
Social Inclusion is about ensuring all Australians have the opportunity to learn, work, engage in the community and have their voice heard. This site provides information about what the government is doing to progress the social inclusion agenda.