“Advocacy” Charities in Australia

Largest

Charity Name State Size Summary
yourtown yourtown ●●● We provide counselling services (via Kida HelpLine) to young persons and families across Australia, between the ages of 5-25 yrs old…
Australian Computer Society Incorporated Australian Computer Society Incorporated ●●● The principal object of ACS is to promote the development of Australian information and communications technology resources. This has been achieved by…
Multicultural Australia Ltd Multicultural Australia Ltd ●●● The principal activities of Multicultural Australia create a welcoming, inclusive and economically strong community. We do this by welcoming refugees,…
YWCA Australia YWCA Australia ●●● The charity provides benevolent relief to people experiencing poverty, homelessness, violence or disadvantage, in particular, women and children. The …
Transform Aid International Limited Transform Aid International Limited ●●● We use a two-pronged approach. First, in conjunction with our wholly owned subsidiary Baptist World Aid Australia Ltd, we mobilise Australian churches…
Quantum Support Services Inc Quantum Support Services Inc ●●● Quantum Support Services has operated in the Gippsland region for over 30 years. During this time, the organisation has built a strong reputation lead…
Social Ventures Australia Limited Social Ventures Australia Limited ●●● SVA is a not-for-profit organisation that works with partners to alleviate disadvantage towards an Australia where all people and communities thrive.…
Law Institute of Victoria Limited Law Institute of Victoria Limited ●●● At its core, the LIVs purpose is to foster the rule of law and to promote improvement and development in the law as it affects the pubic of Victoria. …
Carers Victoria Limited Carers Victoria Limited ●●● Carers Victoria lead, influenced, integrated, advocated, engaged and represented caring families through education and awareness, carer supports and d…
Upper Murray Family Care Inc. Upper Murray Family Care Inc. ●●● Strengthening families and individuals to build vibrant communities by providing Foster Care and Kinship Care Services, Child & Family Services, Commu…
Older Persons Advocacy Network Older Persons Advocacy Network ●●● OPAN and its nine members supported the rights of older people across Australia. OPAN members provided over 27,300 occasions of service to older peop…
Early Childhood Australia Inc Early Childhood Australia Inc ●●● We are the peak early childhood advocacy organisation, acting in the interests of young children, their families and those in the early childhood fiel…
Baptist World Aid Australia Ltd Baptist World Aid Australia Ltd ●●● We use a two-pronged approach through Transform Aid International Ltd (our parent organisation). First, we mobilise Australian churches and individual…
Centre For Multicultural Youth Centre For Multicultural Youth ●●● The Centre for Multicultural Youth's purpose is to create a society where multicultural young people live life where they are connected and can f…
Act for Peace Ltd Act for Peace Ltd ●●● We are the international aid agency of National Council of Churches. By supporting emergency response, sustainable development and advocacy programs i…
Community Child Care Association Inc Community Child Care Association Inc ●●● We have supported services to build meaningful partnerships with families that are vital to the development of children as strong and active members o…
People With Disability Australia Ltd. People With Disability Australia Ltd. ●●● Our work addressed the discrimination, marginalisation, poverty and human rights abuses that people with disability experience. We worked with all peo…
Queensland Program of Assistance to Survivors of Torture and Trauma Limited Queensland Program of Assistance to Survivors of Torture and Trauma Limited ●●● QPASTT provides assistance to promote the mental health and wellbeing of refugees who have suffered torture or other traumatic events in their country…
Create Foundation Limited Create Foundation Limited ●●● We are a national consumer body representing the voices of children and young people with a care experience. We Connect them to each other, their comm…
Nyamba Buru Yawuru Ltd Nyamba Buru Yawuru Ltd ●●● The charity is primarily concerned with the economic, social and community development for the Yawuru Native Title Holders. These purposes have been p…
Barwon Disability Resource Council Incorporated Barwon Disability Resource Council Incorporated ●●● We provide individual advocacy and other services for people with disabilities. Other services include a mental health program and working on accessi…
Carers Association Of SA Incorporated Carers Association Of SA Incorporated SA ●●● Carers SA offers state wide support to unpaid carers who care for someone who has a disability, mental illness, chronic condition, terminal illness, d…
The Royal Australian College of Medical Administrators Limited The Royal Australian College of Medical Administrators Limited ●●● RACMA is a medical college that provides education and training to medical administrators across Austral and New Zealand. In addition RACMA participat…
Cure Brain Cancer Foundation Cure Brain Cancer Foundation ●●● 2019-20 was a year of impact, hope and discovery for Cure Brain Cancer Foundation and the Australian brain cancer community. This has been a challengi…
Domestic Violence Resource Centre Victoria Domestic Violence Resource Centre Victoria ●●● The Domestic Violence Resource Centre Victoria (DVRCV) is a state-wide specialist family violence organisation. For over 30 years we have been working…
Intellectual Disability Rights Service Inc Intellectual Disability Rights Service Inc ●●● Intellectual Disability Rights Service Inc (IDRS) operates a community legal centre plus disability advocacy and justice support services for people w…
Merri Outreach Support Service ltd Merri Outreach Support Service ltd ●●● Merri Outreach Support Service is a community based organisation that has been actively assisting men, women and children experiencing homelessness or…
NSW Aboriginal Education Consultative Group Incorporated NSW Aboriginal Education Consultative Group Incorporated ●●● The NSW AECG is a non-profit Aboriginal community based organisation that provides service, advocacy and advice on, and lobbies the NSW Government in …
Australian Christian Lobby Australian Christian Lobby ●●● During the year, ACL engaged a wide range of issues and ran a number of political campaigns. This included: - Protecting religious freedoms - Pro-li…
Victorian Council Of Social Service Victorian Council Of Social Service ●●● Victorian Council of Social Service (VCOSS) is the peak body for Victorias social and community sector. VCOSS advocates the elimination of poverty and…
Australian Federation of AIDS Organisations Limited Australian Federation of AIDS Organisations Limited ●●● - Implemented PrEP health promotion program for gay men successfully - Continued working on making HIV self testing more available for the people - Su…
AbSec – NSW Child, Family and Community Peak Aboriginal Corporation AbSec – NSW Child, Family and Community Peak Aboriginal Corporation ●●● We have provided Aboriginal child protection and out of home care policy advice and have also worked to build capacity in the Aboriginal NGO sector. …
Aged and Disability Advocacy Australia Aged and Disability Advocacy Australia ●●● Over the last 12-months ADA Australia has provided: - Information and individual advocacy support to people who have issues related to their Commonw…
Regional Arts Victoria Regional Arts Victoria ●●● Supporting the arts in regional Victoria. Regional Arts Victoria backs artists and communities across regional Victoria to make, participate in, and…
Association Of Childrens Welfare Agencies Limited Association Of Childrens Welfare Agencies Limited ●●● ACWA strengthened the capacity of the community sector by: policy development; capacity building in the out-of-home care (OOHC) sector; partnerships w…
Australian Made Campaign Limited Australian Made Campaign Limited ●●● Our core activity is licensing of companies to use the Australian Made, Australian Grown Logo. This is supported by a comprehensive marketing campaign…
Youth Affairs Council Of Victoria Inc Youth Affairs Council Of Victoria Inc ●●● Youth Affairs Council Victoria (YACVic) is the peak body and leading policy advocate for young people and the youth sector in Victoria. Our vision is …
Parkinson's NSW Limited Parkinson's NSW Limited ●●● OUR VISION - A community free of Parkinsons OUR MISSION - To enhance the quality of life to all people living with Parkinsons We are a not for profit …
Action For More Independence & Dignity In Accommodation Action For More Independence & Dignity In Accommodation ●●● AMIDA provides information, advice and advocacy to disabled people and their families in relation to housing and related areas. We also support and re…
TASC National Limited TASC National Limited ●●● TASCs services are available to the vulnerable and marginalised members of our communities. We assist and provide access to services to people in our …
Queensland Positive People Inc. Queensland Positive People Inc. ●●● QPP provided a holistic approach to source opportunities that assist PLHIV with initiation and adherence to treatment by overcoming access and mainten…
Women's Health Victoria Inc Women's Health Victoria Inc ●●● Womens Health Victoria is dedicated to improving the health and wellbeing of all Victorian women. We provide support services, resources and deliver …
Australian Breastfeeding Association Australian Breastfeeding Association ●●● We provided breastfeeding counselling, information and support services to pregnant women, new parents and breastfeeding mothers. We also delivered pr…
Advocacy And Rights Centre Limited Advocacy And Rights Centre Limited ●●● ARC Justice provides housing and legal services across much of Victoria. We work to protect and enhance the rights and interests of those in the commu…
Multicultural Centre For Women's Health Inc Multicultural Centre For Women's Health Inc ●●● Multicultural Centre for Women's Health (MCWH) is a national, community-based organisation which is led by, and for women from immigrant and refu…
Banksia Gardens Association Inc Banksia Gardens Association Inc ●●● We provided essential programs and services to directly support people of all ages who are socially and financially disadvantaged within the Hume comm…
Australian Council For International Development Incorporated Australian Council For International Development Incorporated ●●● We help to regulate the Australian international aid and development sector by maintaining a Code of Conduct that all of our member organisations are …
Fundraising Institute Australia Fundraising Institute Australia ●●● Promote and enhance education, training and professional development of fundraisers Provide a resource of fundraising information Advocate for fundr…
Human Rights Law Centre Ltd Human Rights Law Centre Ltd ●●● We undertook legal action, advocacy and policy work to support people and communities to address inequality and injustice and to protect and promote h…
Australian Communications Consumer Action Network Limited Australian Communications Consumer Action Network Limited ●●● We are Australia's peak body for consumer representation and advocacy in communications. We represent residential consumers and small businesses …

Newest

Charity Name State Size Summary
AbSec – NSW Child, Family and Community Peak Aboriginal Corporation AbSec – NSW Child, Family and Community Peak Aboriginal Corporation ●●● We have provided Aboriginal child protection and out of home care policy advice and have also worked to build capacity in the Aboriginal NGO sector. …
Prevention United Prevention United ●●○ We raised public awareness about the importance and benefits of focusing on the prevention of mental health conditions through community presentations…
Act for Peace Ltd Act for Peace Ltd ●●● We are the international aid agency of National Council of Churches. By supporting emergency response, sustainable development and advocacy programs i…
Older Persons Advocacy Network Older Persons Advocacy Network ●●● OPAN and its nine members supported the rights of older people across Australia. OPAN members provided over 27,300 occasions of service to older peop…
TASC National Limited TASC National Limited ●●● TASCs services are available to the vulnerable and marginalised members of our communities. We assist and provide access to services to people in our …
Health Justice Australia Ltd Health Justice Australia Ltd ●●● Health Justice Australia is a national charity andcentreof excellence for health justice partnership. Health Justice Australia supports the expansion …
Queensland Doctors' Health Programme Pty Ltd Queensland Doctors' Health Programme Pty Ltd ●●○ Operate a 24-7 help-line for doctors and medical students in distress. Provided education and advocacy for doctors' health issues and provided re…
Private Mental Health Consumer Carer Network (Australia) Limited Private Mental Health Consumer Carer Network (Australia) Limited SA ●●○ We advocate for improvement to the lives of people with mental illness and their families and carers. We do so by systemic advocacy, undertaking pro…
University of Newcastle Medical Society Inc. University of Newcastle Medical Society Inc. ●○○ We support our members by providing academic support, advocacy and support for our members wellbeing. Academic support was provided by hosting exam pr…
Association for Health, Education and Advocacy for the Disadvantaged Incorporated Association for Health, Education and Advocacy for the Disadvantaged Incorporated ●○○ We have published online our training resources for health workers in Telugu, the local language of Andhra Pradesh, India. These training resources a…
BPD Community Victoria Ltd BPD Community Victoria Ltd ●○○ - provided monthly support and psychoeducation to families and friends of someone with borderline personality disorder: https://www.bpdcommunity.com.a…
Darwin Asylum Seeker Support and Advocacy Network Incorporated Darwin Asylum Seeker Support and Advocacy Network Incorporated NT ●○○ We raised funds for asylum seekers in hardship, in Australia and in the offshore sectors of PNG and Indonesia. We raised awareness of asylum seeker is…
Caring Kids Incorporated Caring Kids Incorporated ●○○ We provide children caring for a family member with a disability or illness with financial assistance for household items and recreation, and Toy Boxe…
Law and Advocacy Centre for Women Limited Law and Advocacy Centre for Women Limited ●●○ We provided legal advice and representation to disadvantaged and vulnerable women facing criminal charges, and to women requiring assistance in relati…
EndoActive Australia & NZ Incorporated EndoActive Australia & NZ Incorporated ●○○ We established a hub at https://endoactive.org.au/free-videos/ for free access to Endometriosis: Shared Perspectives, a series of 20 videos about Endo…
First Peoples Disability Network (Australia) Limited First Peoples Disability Network (Australia) Limited ●●● We provide the following activities: - Facilitation of community forums providing advice and support to Aboriginal people with disabilities and famili…
Saving The Lion Foundation Saving The Lion Foundation ●○○
My Invisible Life Incorporated My Invisible Life Incorporated ●○○ My Invisible Life has published over 100 stories in 2015 across a broad range of invisible health conditions and disabilties to grow awareness of what…
Entertainment Assist (HPC) Limited Entertainment Assist (HPC) Limited ●●○ Raising awareness for mental health and wellbeing in the Australian Entertainment industry…
Missing Persons Advocacy Network Missing Persons Advocacy Network ●○○ We expanded our Missed Birthdays initiative introducing the Australian public to ambiguous loss across TV commercials, billboards, newspapers and ra…
Australian Autism Aspergers Network Inc. Australian Autism Aspergers Network Inc. ●○○ Providing information and support on autism spectrum conditions and related conditions to diagnosed individuals, their carers, parents and families an…
Institute for Spiritual Awareness Inc. Institute for Spiritual Awareness Inc. ●○○ It advanced religion through publications and public presentations. It conducted research in its areas of interest (as previously provided to the ACNC…
Family Inclusion Network Victoria Incorporated Family Inclusion Network Victoria Incorporated ●○○ We provided advocacy, mentoring and coaching to parents involved in the child protection system. We provided online resources via our website and soci…
The Rail Futures Institute The Rail Futures Institute ●○○ Rail Futures undertakes research and advocacy to promote the use of rail transport for the public benefit. We provide information and ideas to governm…
Baptist World Aid Australia Ltd Baptist World Aid Australia Ltd ●●● We use a two-pronged approach through Transform Aid International Ltd (our parent organisation). First, we mobilise Australian churches and individual…
One Woman Project Inc One Woman Project Inc ●○○ We believe that the first step to ending global gender inequity is to educate and upskill our young people to tackle it in their own local, national a…
Australasian Centre for Corporate Responsibility Australasian Centre for Corporate Responsibility ●●● The Australasian Centre for Corporate Responsibility (ACCR) is a research and shareholder advocacy organisation. Our focus is on corporate Australia …
Centre for Australian Progress Ltd Centre for Australian Progress Ltd ●●● We provided capacity building for civil society organisations and other change-makers, including conferences (primarily online during 2020 period), tr…
The Autistic Self Advocacy Network of Australia and New Zealand The Autistic Self Advocacy Network of Australia and New Zealand SA ●○○ We provide self-advocacy supports and resources to Australian Autistic people. We undertake systemic advocacy to uphold the rights of Autistic people.…
Humanities 21 INC Humanities 21 INC ●○○ We run lectures, both physically and online, for various business groups to demonstrate the importance of humanities studies. We organise festivals an…
Australia for Dolphins Limited Australia for Dolphins Limited ●●○ Action for Dolphins' mission is to protect small cetaceans (dolphins and small whales such as orcas) and other marine animals. In particular, AFD…
Accepd Accepd ●○○ * We carried out capacity building and educational activities for those working with older people to raise awareness of human rights issues * We contr…
Australian and New Zealand Professional Association for Transgender Health Incorporated Australian and New Zealand Professional Association for Transgender Health Incorporated SA ●○○ Maintenance of mail list for Service Providers to the gender diverse community. conference for the service providers and the gender diverse community.…
UN Youth Nsw Inc. UN Youth Nsw Inc. ●○○ UN Youth NSW is a not-for-profit organisation, made up entirely of young people between the ages of 18-25, that runs educational programs for high sch…
Global Citizen Limited Global Citizen Limited ●●○ Global Citizen raises funds and secures financial and policy/legislative commitments from world leaders to advance the UN Sustainable Development Goa…
Alcohol Tobacco And Other Drug Association Australian Capital Territory Incorporated Alcohol Tobacco And Other Drug Association Australian Capital Territory Incorporated ●●● ATODA is the peak body representing and supporting the non-government and government alcohol, tobacco and other drug (ATOD) sector in the Australian C…
Baptist Relief Fund Inc Baptist Relief Fund Inc ●○○
Australian Road Safety Foundation Limited Australian Road Safety Foundation Limited ●●● We are a not for profit organisation dedicated to reducing road fatalities and injuries. We achieve this through innovative road safety awareness prog…
Holy Fools Inc. Holy Fools Inc. ●○○ We provided material aid, resources, support and referrals to people experiencing homelessness in the Yarra Ranges. We also offer educational services…
The Sleep Health Foundation The Sleep Health Foundation ●●○ The Sleep Health Foundation (SHF) is a not-for-profit body that was founded in 2010 with a mission to improve peoples lives through better sleep. In t…
South West Autism Network Inc. South West Autism Network Inc. WA ●●○ The South West Autism Network is a not for profit charitable organisation supporting individuals and familys living with Autism Spectrum Disorders. S…
Entertainment Assist Entertainment Assist ●○○ Supporting Australian Entertainment industry workers by raising funds to develop mental health support programs and distribute educational content…
Nyamba Buru Yawuru Ltd Nyamba Buru Yawuru Ltd ●●● The charity is primarily concerned with the economic, social and community development for the Yawuru Native Title Holders. These purposes have been p…
Children and Young People with Disability Australia Children and Young People with Disability Australia ●●○ As the national representative organisation for children and young people aged 0-25 years with disability, Children and Young People with Disability A…
International Detention Coalition International Detention Coalition ●●● Charity main activity: Civic and advocacy activities Other main activities: International activities Operating overseas including delivering programs …
New England And Western Tenants Advice And Advocacy Service Incorporated New England And Western Tenants Advice And Advocacy Service Incorporated ●●○ We provided information, advice, advocacy and representation in the NSW Civil & Administrative Tribunal ("NCAT") to tenants most in need so they could…
Footscape Inc Footscape Inc ●○○ - Footscape is an Podiatry Charity that assists disadvantaged individuals and communities predisposed to debilitating foot pathology. - Footscape prov…
Foyer Foundation Limited Foyer Foundation Limited ●○○ Housing activities…
Australian Communications Consumer Action Network Limited Australian Communications Consumer Action Network Limited ●●● We are Australia's peak body for consumer representation and advocacy in communications. We represent residential consumers and small businesses …
The Trustee For Stillbirth Foundation Australia Trust The Trustee For Stillbirth Foundation Australia Trust ●●○ Stillbirth Foundation Australia recognises that stillbirth has enormous psychosocial and economic impacts; that there has been virtually no reduction …