• What is an animal welfare charity?

    An animal welfare charity is an organisation that has the following characteristics:

    • It is a charity that is registered with the ACNC.
    • It is an institution whose principal activity is one or both of the following
      • providing short-term direct care to animals (but not only native wildlife) that have been lost, mistreated or are without owners
      • rehabilitating orphaned, sick or injured animals (but not only native wildlife) that have been lost, mistreated or are without owners.
       
      Last modified: 12 Oct 2016QC 26500