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More Cultural Groups Get Tax Deductibility

10 September 2007 at 2:26 pm
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Another two dozen Australian cultural organisations have been added to the national Register of Cultural Organisations.

Staff Reporter | 10 September 2007 at 2:26 pm


More Cultural Groups Get Tax Deductibility
10 September 2007 at 2:26 pm

Another two dozen Australian cultural organisations have been added to the national Register of Cultural Organisations.

The Register allows the public to make donations to these organisations knowing their contributions will be tax deductible

The 1108 cultural organisations now on the Register are able to offer their supporters tax deductibility for donations for a wide range of arts-related activities and private donations to organisations on the Register have reached around $339m since it was set up in 1991 according to Federal Government figures.

The Register is administered by the Department of Communications, Information Technology and the Arts under Subdivision 30-B of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997.

Newly listed on the Register are:

Australian Capital Territory
Australian Institute for the Conservation of Cultural Material Inc: AICCM Public Fund
Craft ACT: Craft and Design Centre Incorporated: Craft ACT Craft and Design Centre Gift Deductible Account

New South Wales
Australian Performance Exchange Inc: Public fund of Australian Performance Exchange Inc
Australian Turkish Mutual Alliance Trust: ATMA Donations Fund
Brandenburg Foundation Limited: Brandenburg Foundation
Carriageworks Limited: Carriageworks Limited Donations Account
Dutch Australian Cultural Centre Ltd: Dutch Australian Centre Gift Fund
Hindu Heritage Society Trust: Hindu Heritage Society Trust
MVH-FM Incorporated: MVH-FM Public Fund
Place and Spaces Incorporated: Places and Spaces Public Fund
PlayWriting Australia: PlayWriting Australia Public Fund
Shoalhaven Youth Orchestra Incorporated: SYO Tax Deductible Donations Account
South East Music Collective Incorporated: SEMC Public Fund
Trustee for Documentary Australia Foundation: Documentary Australia Foundation Donations Fund

Brisbane Multicultural Arts Centre Inc: Friends of BEMAC Foundation
Harvest Rain Ltd: Harvest Rain Theatre Donations Fund
St Mary’s Music Foundation: St Mary’s Music Foundation Fund

South Australia
Adelaide International Film Festival: Adelaide Film Festival Donations Fund
South Australian Contemporary Music Company Limited T/A Ausmusic SA: The Ausmusic SA Gift Fund

Australian Chamber Choir Inc: Australian Chamber Choir Inc Support Fund
Brunswick Women’s Theatre Inc: The Brunswick Theatre Public Fund
Gilbert and Sullivan Society of Victoria Incorporated: The Gilbert and Sullivan Society of Victoria Donations Fund
Melbourne Ballet Company Inc: Melbourne Ballet Company Gift Fund
Wantok Musik Foundation: Wantok Musik Cultural Fund

The complete Register and other information is available at

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