Section 6A Licence (Collection Agent's Licence) - South Australia

Service summary

Any person that has a collection contract with a charity and wishes to employ another person to act as a collector on his/her behalf to:

  • collect or attempt to collect any money or property 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 Section 6A 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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