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- National network of care and social justice agencies of the Anglican church. Provides assistance to needy families, youth and children, the aged, unemployed and homeless.
- An organisation seeking to secure popular support for a new Australian flag. This site provides detailed information about Australian flags of the past and present and designs for a new flag.
- Specialist refugee agency, mobilising support for refugees and displaced people.
Australia China Friendship Society Ltd
- Voluntary organisation promoting relations with China. Organisation information, news, tours, photos, and branch links.
Australia Tibet Council
- Information about the organisation, its membership, news, campaigns and travel.
Australian Academy of the Humanities
- Aims to advance knowledge of, and the pursuit of excellence in the Humanities. Features a profile, events, fellows, grants and details of publications.
Australian League of Rights
- Christian Conservative political organisation, warning about threats to rights and freedom irrespective of the label.
Australian Rural Leadership Foundation
- Information on the foundation, and also on the Australian Rural Leadership Program and Australian Rural Leadership Network.
- A group that investigates the paranormal and pseudo-science from a responsible scientific viewpoint
Australiana Society Inc
- A national association of collectors, dealers and researchers of Australian arts and heritage. Offers information on membership, programs, events and articles.
Brotherhood of St Laurence
- Information on welfare organization dealing with poverty. Its role and services.
- Information on foreign aid organisation providing international humanitarian assistance.
Cambridge Australia Scholarships
- Awards ten PhD scholarships and one coursework Master's scholarship each year, commencing in October, to Australian graduates of outstanding academic merit to study at the University of Cambridge.
Father of the Year
- The Australian Father of the Year is awarded each year to promote the importance of fathers to the well-being of children. Event details and contact information.
- Aimed at potential volunteers and not-for-profit organisations looking to attract new volunteers.
HMAS Sydney Search Pty Ltd
- A non-profit organisation formed to find the Royal Australian Navy battle cruiser HMAS Sydney that was sunk by the German raider HSK Kormoran in WW2.
Hand Tool Preservation Association
- Membership information plus details of the collections.
Jesuit Refugee Service
- An organisation offering a pastoral service to refugees and the communities who host them through programs of pastoral care, education for children and adults, social services and counselling and health care.
- Includes a history of this organisation which cares for the widows and dependents of deceased servicemen, links to state sites, and contact information for many local clubs.
- District 201 information setting out details and advantage of membership, activities and goals.
- The Australian affiliate of International Physicians for Prevention of Nuclear War (IPPNW) Nobel Peace prize recipient 1985.
Major Australian Charities
- (Also has fundraising information)
Make a Wish Foundation of Australia
- Grants seriously ill children their most cherished wish. Features supporters, volunteers, events, shops, and national wish day.
Monash Association of Debaters
- Debating club based at Monash University, debating at the social, intervarsity, and world levels. Information on the club, its history, events, and publications included.
Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)
- Australian branch of an international medical relief organization that aids victims of armed conflict, epidemics, and other disasters. Includes information about its activities, advocacy, and opportunities to support its programmes.
National Trust of Australia
- A community-based, non-government organisation, committed to conserving Australia's heritage. Includes links to State branches, properties and collections, publications, joining, policies, volunteers, news and contact information.
Organic Federation of Australia
- Organic industry information resource for organic food, organic farming and chemical-free food.
Papua New Guinea Association of Australia
- PNGAA's world-wide membership consists of former PNG public servants, missionaries, entrepreneurs and individuals.
Parents Without Partners
- Provides single parents and their children with an environment for support, friendship and the exchange of parenting techniques. Aims and objectives, eligibility, plus contact information included.
- National association which represents Australia's leading grantmaking private, family and corporate trusts and foundations
Refugee Council of Australia
- Provides advocacy, support, protection and legal advice to refugees and asylum seekers in Australia, and support to those repatriated to their homelands.
- Helps develop skills in public speaking and chairmanship of meetings in a supportive club environment.
SOS Children's Villages Australia
- The Australian SOS Children's Village is part of the worldwide SOS Children's Village global network. Our model is predicated on the principle that no child can be a happy child without a mother.
The Australian Council for International Development (ACFID)
- Coordinating body for non government overseas aid and international development organisations in Australia.
The Royal Children's Hospital Foundation
- The community support arm of Queensland's major paediatric tertiary Hospital. The foundation supports the hospital through state-wide fundraising, donations, bequests and major appeals and funds research, professional development and specialist equipment.
The Smith Family
- A national, independent, social enterprise working to unlock opportunities for disadvantaged Australians. Includes ways to help and donate plus information about work done by the organisation.
The Whitlam Institute
- Commemorates the life and work of E.G. Whitlam and pursues the causes he championed including giving a voice and resources to the people of Western Sydney.
United Nations Association of Australia
- The UNAA offers the opportunity to be involved in the wide range of issues that confront the United Nations and Australia, from human rights to peacekeeping and from greenhouse gases to clean water.
Victims of Crime
- Practical information, support and referral for victims of crime in Australia. Subjects covered include safety, rights, counselling, legal redress and compensation.
Winston Churchill Memorial Trust
- An Australian Trust established in 1965, with the principal object to perpetuate and honour the memory of Sir Winston Churchill by the award of travelling fellowships.
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