“Advocacy” Charities in Australia

Largest

Charity Name State Size Summary
yourtown yourtown QLD ●●● . We provided Counselling Services (mainly via Kids Helpline) to vulnerable children and young adults aged 5-25 . We assisted thousands of unemployed …
Australian Computer Society Incorporated Australian Computer Society Incorporated NSW ●●● The principal object of ACS is to promote the development of Australian information and communications technology resources. This has been achieved b…
Multicultural Australia Ltd Multicultural Australia Ltd QLD ●●● The principal activities of MA aim to create a welcoming, inclusive and economically strong community. We do this by welcoming refugees, people seekin…
YWCA Australia YWCA Australia VIC ●●● Company provides benevolent relief to people experiencing poverty, homelessness, violence or disadvantage, in particular, women and children by provid…
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.…
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. …
Quantum Support Services Inc Quantum Support Services Inc VIC ●●● Quantum Support Services has been operating in the Gippsland region for over since 1987. During this time, the organisation has built a strong reputat…
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 ●●● UMFC provides community services to individuals/families through Child & Family Services, Foster/Kindhsip Care Services, Family Relationship Services,…
Carers Victoria Limited Carers Victoria Limited VIC ●●● Carers Victoria lead, influenced, integrated, advocated, engaged and represented caring families through education and awareness, carer supports and d…
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 …
Early Childhood Australia Inc Early Childhood Australia Inc ACT ●●● Our activities help ECA achieve its objective of improving outcomes for young children across Australia. ECA is not only the largest network of people…
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…
Older Persons Advocacy Network Older Persons Advocacy Network NSW ●●● Provision of information, education and individual advocacy support to older people, their families and representatives in relation to aged care issue…
Community Child Care Association Inc Community Child Care Association Inc VIC ●●● Community Child Care Association (CCC) has been hard at work collaborating with a number of organisations and government departments, to work in partn…
Australian Christian Lobby Australian Christian Lobby ACT ●●● The companys long term objective is to advance Christianity by seeing Christian principles and ethics influencing the way Australia is governed, does …
Grain Growers Limited Grain Growers Limited ●●● GrainGrowers ' achieves its objectives by performing the activities in the following three area: 1. Policy and advocacy 2. Events and Leadership …
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 and training to medical administrators across Australia and New Zealand. In addition RACMA partici…
Queensland Program of Assistance to Survivors of Torture and Trauma Limited Queensland Program of Assistance to Survivors of Torture and Trauma Limited QLD ●●● QPASTT provides assistance to promote the mental health and wellbeing of refugees who have suffered torture or other traumatic events in their country…
Cure Brain Cancer Foundation Cure Brain Cancer Foundation NSW ●●● The 2018-2019 financial year saw Cure Brain Cancer Foundation cement its role as the leading organisation for brain cancer research, advocacy and awar…
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…
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 ●●● Quality Services that support Carers providing high quality regional carer support services in Limestone Coast, Eyre Peninsula, Northern Country, Riv…
Merri Outreach Support Service ltd Merri Outreach Support Service ltd VIC ●●● Merri Outreach Support Service is a community based organisation that has been actively assisting men, women and children experiencing homelessness or…
People With Disability Australia Ltd. People With Disability Australia Ltd. NSW ●●● Our work addressed the discrimination, marginalisation, poverty and human rights abuses that people with disability experience. We worked with all peo…
Victorian Council Of Social Service Victorian Council Of Social Service VIC ●●● The Victorian Council of Social Service is the peak body of Victorias social and community sector. We work towards a society free from poverty, where …
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 c…
Women's Health Victoria Inc Women's Health Victoria Inc VIC ●●● We supported women with breast, uterine, ovarian, cervical and other types of gynecological cancer through the use of volunteer support groups of wome…
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 …
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 …
AbSec – NSW Child, Family and Community Peak Aboriginal Corporation AbSec – NSW Child, Family and Community Peak Aboriginal Corporation NSW ●●● 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. …
Nature Conservation Council of NSW Incorporated Nature Conservation Council of NSW Incorporated NSW ●●● Through a range of events, campaigning activities, advocacy, member outreach and program delivery we have responded to some of the major critical thre…
Aged and Disability Advocacy Australia Aged and Disability Advocacy Australia QLD ●●● Over the last 12 months ADA Australia has provided: - Information and individual advocacy support to people who have issues related to Commonwealth …
Action For More Independence & Dignity In Accommodation Action For More Independence & Dignity In Accommodation VIC ●●● AMIDA provides information, advice and advocacy to people with a disability and their families in relation to housing and related areas. We also suppo…
Youth Affairs Council Of Victoria Inc Youth Affairs Council Of Victoria Inc VIC ●●● 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…
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 of our member organisations ar…
Australian Federation of AIDS Organisations Limited Australian Federation of AIDS Organisations Limited NSW ●●● The 2018/19 period was defined by substantial progress in HIV prevention, testing and treatment, powered by the very communities who have lived the HI…
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…
Australian Made Campaign Limited Australian Made Campaign Limited VIC ●●● Our core activity is licensing of companies to use the Australian Made, Australian Grown Logo. This is supported by a comprehensive marketing campaig…
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…
TASC National Limited TASC National Limited QLD ●●● TASCs services are available to the vulnerable and marginalised members of our communities. We assist and provide access to services to people in our…
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 …
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…
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.…
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 o…
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 past…
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…

Newest

Charity Name State Size Summary
AbSec – NSW Child, Family and Community Peak Aboriginal Corporation AbSec – NSW Child, Family and Community Peak Aboriginal Corporation NSW ●●● 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 VIC ●●○ 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 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 ●●● Provision of information, education and individual advocacy support to older people, their families and representatives in relation to aged care issue…
TASC National Limited TASC National Limited QLD ●●● 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 NSW ●●○ Through our research and work with services we developed an understanding of: - how health-harming legal need effects people experiencing disadvantag…
Queensland Doctors' Health Programme Pty Ltd Queensland Doctors' Health Programme Pty Ltd QLD ●●○ The primary focus of the QDHP is supporting the well-being 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 ●●○ We undertook * systemic advocacy * managed a number of projects all directed at improving the lives of people with a mental illness and their famili…
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…
BPD Community Victoria Ltd BPD Community Victoria Ltd VIC ●○○ Our mission is to replace stigma and discrimination with hope and optimism, our purpose is to create a community to support recovery, to provide acce…
Association for Health, Education and Advocacy for the Disadvantaged Incorporated Association for Health, Education and Advocacy for the Disadvantaged Incorporated VIC ●○○ We modified and finalised our training resources for health workers in Telugu (the local language of Andhra Pradesh, India). These training resources…
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…
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 NSW ●○○ CaringKids provides short-term case management and financial assistance (CaringKids Grants) to young carers and special needs siblings experiencing fi…
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. ●○○ 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 ●○○
Entertainment Assist (HPC) Limited Entertainment Assist (HPC) Limited VIC ●●○ Mental Health Education and training for the Australian Entertainment industry.…
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 ●○○ Through media appearances, campaigns and speaking events, we created awareness for missing loved ones and the issue of missingness as well as provided…
One Woman Project Inc One Woman Project Inc QLD ●○○ We are dedicated to providing quality education about global gender equality through our educational seminar series, engagement events, in-school prog…
Australian Autism Aspergers Network Inc. Australian Autism Aspergers Network Inc. QLD ●○○ Through the dissemination of information through our website and social media platforms on autism and aspergers syndrome…
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 VIC ●○○ We were involved in collaborative project work that developed and delivered the Steps to Speaking Up Advocacy manual for parents involved with the chi…
The Rail Futures Institute The Rail Futures Institute VIC ●○○ Rail Futures advocates for the advancement of rail-based transport for passengers and freight in the public interest. Our activities includes publishi…
Australia for Dolphins Limited Australia for Dolphins Limited ●●○ Action for Dolphins' mission is to protect "small cetaceans" (dolphins and other small whales such as orcas). In particular, AFD focusses on stop…
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…
The Autistic Self Advocacy Network of Australia and New Zealand The Autistic Self Advocacy Network of Australia and New Zealand SA ●○○ Provided systemic advocacy for the 250,000 autistic Australians Undertook research into autism Provided advice on access and inclusion to large autism…
Humanities 21 INC Humanities 21 INC VIC ●○○ We primarily provided lecture courses advocating the importance of the studying humanities. Participants in the courses are corporate advisory profess…
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…
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 prog…
Baptist Relief Fund Inc Baptist Relief Fund Inc ●○○ The Baptist Relief Fund provides relief to individuals experiencing suffering , distress, destitution or helplessness , including but not confined to …
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 ●●● ATODAs vision is an ACT community with the lowest possible levels of alcohol, tobacco and other drug (ATOD) related harm, as a result of the ATOD and …
The Sleep Health Foundation The Sleep Health Foundation NSW ●●○ While continuing to build our case for more government action to improve sleep health we undertook a number of activities, including: - what we believ…
Holy Fools Inc. Holy Fools Inc. VIC ●○○ We operate under 4 areas We provide a regular outreach service to those sleeping rough in the Yarra Ranges as well as to conduct a weekly lunch as ou…
Entertainment Assist Entertainment Assist VIC ●○○ Raising awareness about Mental Health in the Australian Entertainment Industry. Education and outreach to Australian Entertainment Industry sectors.…
International Detention Coalition International Detention Coalition VIC ●●● We provide expertise adapted to national contexts to assist civil society implement pilot programs to provide alternatives to immigration detention We…
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…
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 ●○○ Grant making to Indigenous owned and controlled charities…
Footscape Inc Footscape Inc VIC ●○○ - Footscape is an Podiatry Charity that assists disadvantaged individuals and communities predisposed to debilitating foot pathology. - Footscape pro…
South West Autism Network Inc. South West Autism Network Inc. WA ●○○ SWAN provided advocacy and information support to people with autism and their families with in Western Australia via face to face meetings, workshops…
Anwernekenhe National HIV Alliance Anwernekenhe National HIV Alliance ●○○ Strategic development and planning activities were conducted in the reporting period to assist to build relationships with and engage government to ac…