“Advocacy” Charities in Australia

Largest

Charity Name State Size Summary
yourtown yourtown QLD ●●● The principal activity of the company is the provision of charitable services with a focus on the welfare of to children, young people and families. y…
Law Institute of Victoria Limited Law Institute of Victoria Limited VIC ●●● 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. …
Australian Computer Society Incorporated Australian Computer Society Incorporated NSW ●●● We are a professional association which represents the ICT sector, through advocacy, thought leadership, and education and skills assessment…
Multicultural Australia Ltd Multicultural Australia Ltd QLD ●●● The principal activities of MDA are directed towards shaping a better future for all by creating a welcoming, inclusive, globally connected, and econo…
The Royal Australian College of Medical Administrators Limited The Royal Australian College of Medical Administrators Limited VIC ●●● RACMA is a Medical college that provides education & training for medical administrators across Australia and new Zealand. In addition RACMA also part…
Transform Aid International Limited Transform Aid International Limited NSW ●●● We use a two-pronged approach. First, in conjunction with our wholly owned subsidiary Baptist World Aid Australia Ltd, we mobilise Australian churches…
Social Ventures Australia Limited Social Ventures Australia Limited NSW ●●● SVA is a not-for-profit organisation that works with partners to alleviate disadvantage towards an Australia where all people and communities thrive.…
Centre For Multicultural Youth Centre For Multicultural Youth VIC ●●● Through a combination of specialist support services, training & consultancy, knowledge sharing & advocacy, we are working to remove the barriers youn…
Upper Murray Family Care Inc. Upper Murray Family Care Inc. VIC ●●● 1. We offer a range of community services that are responsive to the varying needs of communities extending from the cities of Albury/Wodonga, Wangara…
Quantum Support Services Inc Quantum Support Services Inc VIC ●●● http://quantum.org.au/ Quantum Support Services (Quantum) is a not-for-profit support service, which means that all funds are used to support the com…
Act for Peace Ltd Act for Peace Ltd NSW ●●● Act for Peace envisages a peaceful world where all people share a safe, just and dignified life. Founded on a tradition of solidarity and service, we …
Carers Victoria Incorporated Carers Victoria Incorporated VIC ●●● Carers Victoria is committed to leading, influencing, integrating, advocating, engaging and representing caring families through education and awarene…
Baptist World Aid Australia Ltd Baptist World Aid Australia Ltd NSW ●●● We use a two-pronged approach through Transform Aid International Ltd (our parent organisation). First, we mobilise Australian churches and individual…
Community Child Care Association Inc Community Child Care Association Inc VIC ●●● We advocate for Early years education and provide training and support for early years educators…
Older Persons Advocacy Network Older Persons Advocacy Network NSW ●●● Older Persons Advocacy Network offer free, independent and confidential services that focus on supporting older people and their representatives to ra…
Cure Brain Cancer Foundation Cure Brain Cancer Foundation NSW ●●● We have a bold mission to increase brain cancer survival rates from 20% to 50% by 2023, with a vision to cure brain cancer. In order to achieve this, …
Australian Christian Lobby Australian Christian Lobby ACT ●●● The company's long-term objective is to advance Christianity by seeing Christian principles and ethics influencing the way Australia is governed,…
Grain Growers Limited Grain Growers Limited NSW ●●● To develop and promote a more efficient, sustainable and profitable grains industry for all Australian grain farmers by: 1. Policy and advocacy 2. Eve…
Early Childhood Australia Inc Early Childhood Australia Inc ACT ●●● Early Childhood Australia (ECA) has been a voice for young children since 1938. We are the peak early childhood advocacy organisation, acting in the i…
Queensland Program Of Assistance To Survivors Of Torture & Trauma Inc Queensland Program Of Assistance To Survivors Of Torture & Trauma Inc QLD ●●● - QPASTT provides assistance to promote the mental health and wellbeing of refugees who have suffered torture or other traumatic events in their count…
Create Foundation Limited Create Foundation Limited NSW ●●● 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…
Carers Association Of SA Incorporated Carers Association Of SA Incorporated SA ●●● Carers SAs vision is for an Australia that values and supports carers. Our mission is to work to improve the health, wellbeing, resilience and financ…
Nyamba Buru Yawuru Ltd Nyamba Buru Yawuru Ltd WA ●●● The charity is primarily concerned with the economic, social and community development for the Yawuru Native Title Holders. These purposes have been p…
Parkinson's NSW Limited Parkinson's NSW Limited NSW ●●● To enhance the quality of life of all people living with Parkinson's. This is achieved through specific and general support to people suffering w…
Merri Outreach Support Service ltd Merri Outreach Support Service ltd VIC ●●● Merri Outreach Support Service works to provide people who experience or are at risk of experiencing homelessness the opportunities to enjoy the secur…
Association Of Childrens Welfare Agencies Limited Association Of Childrens Welfare Agencies Limited NSW ●●● ACWA strengthened the capacity of the community sector by: policy development; research on policy and practice in child and family services; capacity …
People With Disability Australia Ltd. People With Disability Australia Ltd. ●●● * We provided individual advocacy support for people with disabilities. * We trained a range of people, their supporters and organisations on an array…
Regional Arts Victoria Regional Arts Victoria VIC ●●● Regional Arts Victoria inspires art across the state. Through creative facilitation, touring, education, specialised resources, artistic projects and …
YWCA Australia YWCA Australia ●●● Providing advocacy, programs, and services for women, families, and communities. Undertaking advocacy and delivering programs and services that develo…
Domestic Violence Resource Centre Victoria Domestic Violence Resource Centre Victoria VIC ●●● Domestic Violence Resource Centre Victoria (DVRCV)s vision is to create a world in which gender equality ensures women and their children are thriving…
Barwon Disability Resource Council Incorporated Barwon Disability Resource Council Incorporated VIC ●●● We provide individual advocacy for people with disabilities, their families and carers; a mental health program; accessibility services; and support …
Victorian Council Of Social Service Victorian Council Of Social Service VIC ●●● VCOSS is the peak body of the social and community services sector in Victoria. We pursue just and fair social outcomes through policy development and…
Australian Council For International Development Incorporated Australian Council For International Development Incorporated ACT ●●● - We help to regulate the Australian international aid and development sector by maintaining a Code of Conduct that all our member organisations are s…
Youth Affairs Council Of Victoria Inc Youth Affairs Council Of Victoria Inc VIC ●●● YACVic is the leading advocate for young people aged 1225 in Victoria. As a peak body, we work closely with young Victorians and the sector that suppo…
NSW Aboriginal Education Consultative Group Incorporated NSW Aboriginal Education Consultative Group Incorporated NSW ●●● The NSW AECG is a non-profit Aboriginal organisation that provides service, advocacy and advice on, and lobbies the NSW Government in relation to educ…
Queensland Positive People Inc. Queensland Positive People Inc. QLD ●●● Peer support (talking to someone about being HIV positive); Assistance for people newly diagnosed, or only talking about it for the first time; Advoca…
Aged and Disability Advocacy Australia Aged and Disability Advocacy Australia QLD ●●● ADA Australia provides: - Information and individual advocacy support to people who have issues related to Commonwealth funded aged care services or …
Fundraising Institute Australia Fundraising Institute Australia NSW ●●● Promote and enhance education, training and professional development of fundraisers Provide a resource of fundraising information Advocate for fundr…
Action For More Independence & Dignity In Accommodation Action For More Independence & Dignity In Accommodation VIC ●●● AMIDA has provided information, advice and advocacy to people with a disability and their families in relation to housing and related areas. We have a…
Australian Communications Consumer Action Network Limited Australian Communications Consumer Action Network Limited NSW ●●● We are Australia's peak body for consumer representation and advocacy in communications. We represent residential consumers and small businesses …
Australian Breastfeeding Association Australian Breastfeeding Association VIC ●●● Through public awareness, marketing, advocacy activities, support services including a 24-hour helpline, community groups, education and training.…
Australian Made Campaign Limited Australian Made Campaign Limited VIC ●●● We support Australian industry by licensing companies to use the Australian made logo, supported by a comprehensive marketing campaign to promote the …
Women's Health Victoria Inc Women's Health Victoria Inc VIC ●●● Womens Health Victoria is a not-for-profit organisation focused on improving the lives of Victorian women. We undertake strategic health promotion and…
Australian Healthcare And Hospitals Association Australian Healthcare And Hospitals Association ACT ●●● AHHA campaigns for the health of all Australians by undertaking evidence led advocacy to inform and influence health debate and policy development. it…
UN Women National Committee Australia Ltd UN Women National Committee Australia Ltd ACT ●●● Funds were raised to assist UN Women's ongoing global programs for gender equality including disaster relief, economic empowerment and raising aw…
Human Rights Law Centre Ltd Human Rights Law Centre Ltd VIC ●●● We provided free legal services, legal education, legal research and advocacy to protect and promote human rights in Australia. Our work over the pas…
Indigenous Consumer Assistance Network Ltd Indigenous Consumer Assistance Network Ltd QLD ●●● ICAN, 'Empowers Indigenous Consumers' by providing financial counselling assistance to alleviate consumer detriment, advocacy to highlight c…
Financial Rights Legal Centre Financial Rights Legal Centre NSW ●●● Financial Rights Legal Centre is a community legal centre that specialises in helping consumers understand and enforce their financial rights in relat…
Advocacy And Rights Centre Limited Advocacy And Rights Centre Limited VIC ●●● ARC Justice provides housing and legal services across much of Central Victoria. We work to protect and enhance the rights and interests of those in …
Aboriginal Child Family & Community Care State Secretariat (NSW) Inc Aboriginal Child Family & Community Care State Secretariat (NSW) Inc NSW ●●● We have provided Aboriginal child protection and out-of-home care policy advice and have also worked to build capacity in the Aboriginal disability NG…

Newest

Charity Name State Size Summary
Aboriginal Child Family & Community Care State Secretariat (NSW) Inc Aboriginal Child Family & Community Care State Secretariat (NSW) Inc NSW ●●● We have provided Aboriginal child protection and out-of-home care policy advice and have also worked to build capacity in the Aboriginal disability NG…
Act for Peace Ltd Act for Peace Ltd NSW ●●● Act for Peace envisages a peaceful world where all people share a safe, just and dignified life. Founded on a tradition of solidarity and service, we …
Older Persons Advocacy Network Older Persons Advocacy Network NSW ●●● Older Persons Advocacy Network offer free, independent and confidential services that focus on supporting older people and their representatives to ra…
Prevention United Prevention United VIC ●○○ We launched a website with information about promoting mental wellbeing and preventing mental health conditions to raise awareness and improve communi…
Health Justice Australia Ltd Health Justice Australia Ltd NSW ●●○ As the national centre for health justice partnerships, we help achieve better health and justice outcomes for vulnerable communities. We do this by w…
Queensland Doctors' Health Programme Pty Ltd Queensland Doctors' Health Programme Pty Ltd QLD ●●○ The primary focus of the QDHP is supporting the wellbeing of doctors and medical students in Queensland. This approach is based on the knowledge that …
Private Mental Health Consumer Carer Network (Australia) Limited Private Mental Health Consumer Carer Network (Australia) Limited SA ●●○ Systemic advocacy to improve lives of people with a mental illness Systemic advocacy to improve the lives of carers and families of people with a ment…
University of Newcastle Medical Society Inc. University of Newcastle Medical Society Inc. NSW ●○○ We support our members by providing community involvement, academic support, advocacy to governing bodies, and support for member wellbeing. Community…
TASC National Limited TASC National Limited QLD ●●● TASC is a not for profit organisation that delivers legal, advocacy, psychology and counselling services across Toowoomba, Ipswich, Roma and parts of …
Luke Batty Foundation Ltd Luke Batty Foundation Ltd VIC ●●● The principal objective of the Foundation is the promotion of prevention or the control of human behaviour that is harmful or abusive to human beings.…
Darwin Asylum Seeker Support and Advocacy Network Incorporated Darwin Asylum Seeker Support and Advocacy Network Incorporated NT ●○○ DASSAN advocates for and provides practical support to asylum seekers living in the Darwin community. DASSAN hosts community events, such as film ni…
BPD Community Victoria Ltd BPD Community Victoria Ltd VIC ●○○ People: To develop capacity of individuals to support recovery and each other. For example: Family & Friends Group, Info Nights, Website, Facebook. I…
Association for Health, Education and Advocacy for the Disadvantaged Incorporated Association for Health, Education and Advocacy for the Disadvantaged Incorporated VIC ●○○ Our activities this year have been targeted at building capacity and capability to achieve our purposes. There have been a number of main approaches: …
Pain Support ACT Incorporated Pain Support ACT Incorporated ACT ●○○ Pain Support ACT Inc. (PSACT) promotes the wellbeing and health of people in the ACT region living with chronic pain, their families and carers. It…
Law and Advocacy Centre for Women Limited Law and Advocacy Centre for Women Limited VIC ●●○ LACW provided advice and representation to vulnerable women who are in or at risk of entering the criminal justice system in Victoria in the following…
EndoActive Australia & NZ Incorporated EndoActive Australia & NZ Incorporated NSW ●○○ EndoActive improves patient outcomes by : - Generating national publicity and raising awareness - Producing educational video resources - Successfull…
RiSE QLD Advocacy and Support Network Inc. RiSE QLD Advocacy and Support Network Inc. QLD ●○○ RiSE QLD Inc. Adverse Childhood Experiences - (ACEs) ADVOCATE - Educating state legislators and community leaders on ACEs, fostering conversations am…
First Peoples Disability Network (Australia) Limited First Peoples Disability Network (Australia) Limited NSW ●●● The objective of the organisation is to support Aboriginal people with disabilities and their families and to provide advice and support to help them …
Saving The Lion Foundation Saving The Lion Foundation VIC ●○○ Saving The Lion Foundation's continued presence both publicly via our online advocacy and behind the scenes by mobilising passionate individuals …
Entertainment Assist (HPC) Limited Entertainment Assist (HPC) Limited VIC ●○○ Entertainment Assist (HPC) Ltd's principal activities were: advocacy and raising awareness; disseminating research findings that identify risk fa…
My Invisible Life Incorporated My Invisible Life Incorporated NSW ●○○ 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…
Caring Kids Incorporated Caring Kids Incorporated ●○○ We provide targeted financial assistance to young people who live in a household with a disabled or ill sibling or parent to enable them to engage in …
Institute for Spiritual Awareness Inc. Institute for Spiritual Awareness Inc. NSW ●○○ 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 ●○○ In addition to our core advocacy for parents engaged with the child protection system, we continue to facilitate monthly Peer Action Groups for parent…
The Rail Futures Institute The Rail Futures Institute VIC ●○○ Rail Futures undertakes applied research to further the planning and promotion of rail-based transport for passenger and freight services covering cen…
Baptist World Aid Australia Ltd Baptist World Aid Australia Ltd NSW ●●● We use a two-pronged approach through Transform Aid International Ltd (our parent organisation). First, we mobilise Australian churches and individual…
Missing Persons Advocacy Network Missing Persons Advocacy Network VIC ●○○ We create awareness for missing Australians and provide support to their families and friends. We launched several campaigns that brought this issue i…
One Woman Project Inc One Woman Project Inc ●○○ We provide quality gender education programs to young people across our bases, ranging from rural roadtrips, in-school workshops and our high-school A…
Australian Autism Aspergers Network Inc. Australian Autism Aspergers Network Inc. QLD ●○○ Supporting families and individual on and related to the Autism Spectrum. Providing free online support, fact sheets, advocacy, awareness, research st…
Australasian Centre for Corporate Responsibility Australasian Centre for Corporate Responsibility ACT ●●● We conduct research on issues of corporate conduct of concern to members and as approved by our research committee. Issues might include corporate gov…
Centre for Australian Progress Ltd Centre for Australian Progress Ltd VIC ●●● We provided capacity building for civil society organisations and other change-makers, including conferences, training, research and incubation and ca…
HOPE:  PREVENTING EUTHANASIA AND ASSISTED SUICIDE INC. HOPE: PREVENTING EUTHANASIA AND ASSISTED SUICIDE INC. SA ●○○ Our research and advocacy supported our goals of public education and political advocacy through the articles, analysis and information disseminated t…
The Autistic Self Advocacy Network of Australia and New Zealand The Autistic Self Advocacy Network of Australia and New Zealand ●○○ We provide systemic advocacy for the 250,000 Australians with autism. We undertake co-design and review of research into autism and the lives of Autis…
Humanities 21 INC Humanities 21 INC VIC ●○○ We run lectures for various business groups to demonstrate the importance of humanities studies. We organise festivals and debates again to demonstrat…
Australia for Dolphins Limited Australia for Dolphins Limited VIC ●●○ Action for Dolphins' mission is to protect "small cetaceans" (dolphins and other small whales such as orcas). In particular, AFD focusses on stop…
Asbestos Wise Inc Asbestos Wise Inc VIC ●○○ Asbestos Wise provided information, referral, support and advocacy services to individuals and organisations on asbestos safety, handling, testing, re…
Accepd Accepd NSW ●●○ Capacity Australia is passionate about promoting public and professional awareness and knowledge of human rights and decision-making capacity. We prov…
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. ●○○ We are a not-for-profit organisation, made up entirely of young people from 18-25, that runs educational programs for high school students about inter…
Global Citizen Limited Global Citizen Limited VIC ●●○ Global Citizen is an international education and advocacy organisation working towards the end of extreme poverty by 2030. Our Mission: Growing the nu…
Alcohol Tobacco And Other Drug Association Australian Capital Territory Incorporated Alcohol Tobacco And Other Drug Association Australian Capital Territory Incorporated ACT ●●● ATODA has taken collective impact and co-design approaches wherever possible to improve health, wellbeing and safety in the ATOD sector in the ACT. AT…
Australian Road Safety Foundation Limited Australian Road Safety Foundation Limited QLD ●●○ We are a not for profit organisation dedicated to reducing road fatalities and injuries. We achieve this through innovative road safety awareness pro…
Baptist Relief Fund Inc Baptist Relief Fund Inc WA ●○○
Entertainment Assist Entertainment Assist VIC ●○○ This work helped Entertainment Assist to achieve its objectives through carefully targeted support education and prevention program.…
International Detention Coalition International Detention Coalition VIC ●●● Developed and provided training on a Screening and Assessment Tool for border force staff to identify vulnerable individuals. Collaborated with nation…
Nyamba Buru Yawuru Ltd Nyamba Buru Yawuru Ltd WA ●●● The charity is primarily concerned with the economic, social and community development for the Yawuru Native Title Holders. These purposes have been p…
New England And Western Tenants Advice And Advocacy Service Incorporated New England And Western Tenants Advice And Advocacy Service Incorporated NSW ●●○ NEWTAAS provides information, advice, advocacy and representation in the NSW Civil & Administrative Tribunal ("NCAT") to assist tenants most in need t…
Children and Young People with Disability Australia Children and Young People with Disability Australia VIC ●●○ As the national representative persons organisation for children and young people aged 0 to 25 years with disability, Children and Young People with D…
The Trustee For The Nikolaous Institute Of Philanthropy Charitable Trust The Trustee For The Nikolaous Institute Of Philanthropy Charitable Trust ●○○ Our core purpose is building and strengthening communities and addressing inequalities. - Advocacy and policy development for economic stimulus that …
Footscape Inc Footscape Inc VIC ●○○ Footscape (www.footscape.com.au) is a Podiatry based charity that assists disadvantaged individuals and communities encountering foot pathology by pro…