Collecting for charities
The Collections for Charities Act 2001 (the Act) contains rules for the conduct of charities and for the use of money, goods or services donated or bequeathed. The Act applies to anyone who asks a member of the public to make a donation for a charitable purpose in Tasmania. This includes charities, marketing organisations, incorporated and non-incorporated bodies, religious organisations and individuals.
- Applying for approval is free.
- It is an offence to collect without the proper approval.
An Information Guide to the Collections for Charities Act 2001 (pdf, 177.0 KB) is available. Contact Us if you need further help.
A List of approved charities in Tasmania (pdf, 694.7 KB) is available. Incorporated Associations and companies registered in Tasmania do not appear on this list.