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Lodging documents

Registered organisations are required to lodge certain information with us in relation to:

  • financial reporting
  • statements of loans, grants and donations
  • annual returns
  • notification of changes to the organisation
  • prescribed information for elections
  • officer and related party disclosures
  • approval of training material.

You can lodge your documents with us via email, by post or in person.


The preferred method of receiving documents is via email. You can lodge documents at regorgs@roc.gov.au.

We accept PDF and Microsoft Word for Windows documents. Documents must be signed.

There is no need to post hard copies of any material that is lodged by email. Documents must be lodged with the lodgement email address above. Lodgements to individual officers will not be accepted.

By post

GPO Box 2983
Melbourne VIC 3001

Not all documents are lodged with the Registered Organisations Commission

The regulation of registered organisations is shared between the Registered Organisations Commission and the Fair Work Commission. Please check the table below to determine whether you are lodging your document with the correct commission.

Fair Work Commission

Registered Organisations Commission

Lodge by email to ros@fwc.gov.au

  • Registration, amalgamations and deregistration
  • Rules (including eligibility rules)
  • Approval of entry training
  • WHS permit applications
  • Whistleblowers

Lodge online External link (opens in new window) through the FWC website

  • Right of entry permits
  • Disputes
  • Appeals

Lodge by email to regorgs@roc.gov.au

  • Elections
  • Annual returns
  • Notifications of change
  • Financial reports
  • Loans, grants and donations statements
  • Registration of auditors
  • Governance training
  • Officer and related party disclosures
  • Inquiries and investigations
  • Whistleblowers
  • Education