Incorporated Associations website (Queensland Office of Fair Trading) provides information to support organisations incorporated under the Associations
Incorporations Act 1981. This website also includes a simplified guide to Queensland's Associations Incorporation Act 1981 and Associations Incorporation Regulation 1999.
You can search the Australian Securities and Investments Commission’s National Names Index at www.search.asic.gov.au.
Office of the Registrar of Indigenous Corporations (ORIC) supports and regulates the corporations that are incorporated under the Corporations (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) Act 2006 (CATSI Act).
A guide to the legislation that governs Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander corporations. Published: updated February 2010
Australian Taxation Office offers non-profit organisations relevant GST and other tax information. A guide for nonprofits is also available at:
Caxton Street Legal Centre publishes an Incorporated Associations Manual
Other websites helping community groups
The Ourcommunity website covers all of Australia and has many features and helpful information and templates for nonprofits.
Helpful information is provided here – but be aware this has a NSW focus.
Helpful information and checklists can be found at: