Register of Environmental Organisations - Guidelines

A Commonwealth Tax Deductibility Scheme for Environmental Organisations

Guidelines & application form

The application form must be completed by organisations seeking entry to the Register of Environmental Organisations and endorsement as a deductible gift recipient. The form must be submitted to the Department of the Environment (the Department), together with any supporting documentation.

The information on the form and any attachments is used by the Department to assess your eligibility for inclusion on the Register.

The application form is cross-referenced to the Guidelines for your convenience. Sections 1, 2, 3 and 4 of the Guidelines provide clarification to the requirements listed on the application.

The application form also acts as a checklist for all mandatory items that must be included with the application when submitted to the Department.

When completed, submit your application via:


The Administrator
Register of Environmental Organisations
Department of the Environment
GPO Box 787
Canberra ACT 2601

Phone: 02 6274 1467


Public Fund Management Committee Member Nomination Form

A nomination form is required to be submitted to the Department for assessment for all proposed members. The Department is responsible for assessing proposed members for 'responsible person' status.