The legal status of the National Centre for Australian Children’s Literature (NCACL) is as a not-for-profit organisation. The NCACL is incorporated in the ACT with an Association Number A05328. It has been endorsed as a Deductible Gift Recipient (DGR) by the Australian Taxation Office, under Subdivision 20-BA of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997. NCACL has also been endorsed by the Australian Taxation Office as an income exempt charitable entity under Subdivision 50-5 of the Income Tax Assessment Act 1997, Item 1.1 – charitable institution.
The National Centre is registered with the Australian Government’s Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC) under the name National Centre for Australian Children’s Literature Incorporated. NCACL is affiliated with The Children’s Book Council of Australia and the University of Canberra. Significant donations have been received by NCACL under the Deductible Gift Recipient program.