Collections For Charitable Purposes Licence - South Australia

Service summary

Any person acting as a collector that wishes to:

  • collect or attempt to collect any money or property; or
  • obtain or attempt to obtain money by the sale of any disc, badge, token, flower, ribbon or other device; or
  • obtain or attempt to obtain a bequest, devise or other grant of money or property for a charitable purpose

must be the holder of a licence.

Any organisation that wishes to conduct entertainment, or sell or attempt to sell a ticket for admission to entertainment and the proceeds or part of the proceeds are for a 'charitable purpose', must be the holder of a licence.

Service type


A licence defines the need to obtain recognition / certification and registration to undertake a certain business activity.


12 Months.


No fee applicable

Administering agency

Consumer and Business Services
Lottery Licensing

Act(s) name

Collections for Charitable Purposes Act 1939 (South Australia)

Contact details

Team Leader, Determinations

Office hours - 8.30am to 5pm (CST)

Operating address:
Level 3
50 Grenfell Street
Adelaide SA 5000
Mailing address:
GPO Box 672
Adelaide SA 5001





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