Australian Red Cross Society
Australian Red Cross Society - work to save lives and support people before and after disasters strike, alleviate suffering during wars and conflict, promote the laws of war and assist vulnerable community members.
Beyond Blue - work to “promote good mental health, create change to protect everyone’s mental health and improve the lives of individuals, families and communities affected by depression, anxiety and suicide”.
Camp Quality - support “kids 0-13 impacted by cancer, and their family, by providing essential support services.” They offer education, family support, hospital support and recreation programs.
CARE Australia - work “around the globe to save lives, defeat poverty and achieve social justice.”
Mission Australia - a “national Christian charity helping Australians in need move towards independence”. They do this by delivering evidence-based services and advocating for those in need.
ReachOut - an “online mental health organisation for young people and their parents.” They provide practical support, tools and tips help young people get through anything from everyday issues to tough times.
The Fred Hollows Foundation
The Fred Hollows Foundation - work to end avoidable blindness and to assist Indigenous Australians to exercise their right to good health. They undertake training, advocate, educate, treat patients and rebuild facilities in more than 25 countries around the world.
The Smith Family
The Smith Family - create opportunities for young Australians in need by providing long-term support for their participation in education.
The Surf Life Saving Foundation
The Surf Life Saving Foundation - work to “to save lives, create great Australians and build better communities".
Cancer Council Australia
Cancer Council Australia is a national, NFP organisation which aims to promote cancer-control policies and to reduce the illness caused by cancer in Australia. It advises various groups, including the government, on cancer-related issues, acts as an advocate for cancer patients and their friends, and is a major funding contributor towards health research, prevention and education.
Arthritis Australia was founded in 1949 (as the Australian Arthritis and Rheumatism Foundation) and is the peak body in Australia for arthritis and musculoskeletal conditions. Arthritis Australia is a charitable not-for-profit organisation, and dedicated to bringing quality of life to all people with arthritis and musculoskeletal conditions
Breast Cancer Network Australia
Breast Cancer Network Australia (BCNA) is a not-for-profit organisation that supports Australians affected by breast cancer. BCNA aims to ensure that Australians affected by breast cancer receive support, information, treatment and care appropriate to their needs.
CanTeen is an Australian national support organisation for young people (aged 12–25) living with cancer; including cancer patients, their brothers and sisters and young people with parents or primary carers with cancer.
CanTeen was created by young cancer patients in 1985 and its policies are guided by young people living with cancer.
The McGrath Foundation is a breast cancer support and education charity in Australia, which raises money to place McGrath Breast Care Nurses in communities across Australia and increase breast health awareness.
Multiple Sclerosis Research Australia, better known as MS Research Australia, is a national not-for-profit organisation that coordinates and funds multiple sclerosis research in Australia. Its research arm claims to be the top national advocacy body and largest national not-for-profit dedicated to facilitating and funding research into Multiple Sclerosis for people in Australia living with MS.
National Breast Cancer Foundation (Australia)
The National Breast Cancer Foundation (NBCF) is Australia’s leading national body funding game-changing breast cancer research with money raised entirely by the Australian public.
Since the establishment of NBCF in 1994, over $173 million has been awarded to 538 research projects across Australia to improve the longevity and quality of life for patients with breast cancer. Research programs funded by NBCF cover every aspect of breast cancer to help further understand risk factors, improve quality of life for breast cancer patients, develop and improve treatment outcomes and ultimately – save more lives.
National Heart Foundation (Australia)
The National Heart Foundation of Australia (known as the Heart Foundation) is a charity established in 1959. Its activities have been funding cardiovascular research, supporting health professionals in their practice, developing health promotion activities, informing and educating the public and assisting people with cardiovascular disease.
National LGBTI Health Alliance
The National LGBTI Health Alliance is a peak health organisation for LGBT and intersex organisations in Australia. A not-for-profit company, it was established in August 2007.
Prostate Cancer Foundation (Australia)
Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia is a broad-based community organisation and the peak national body for prostate cancer in Australia. The Foundation is dedicated to reducing the impact of prostate cancer on Australian men, their partners and families, recognising the diversity of the Australian community.