ACCESS Australia's National Infertility Network is a consumer based, independent, not for profit support organisation, committed to being a national voice for women, men and their families suffering from infertility.
ACON is NSW's and Australia's largest community-based gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender (GLBT) health and HIV/AIDS organisation. Our mission is to improve the health and wellbeing of the GLBT community and people with HIV, and reduce HIV transmission.
Arthritis New South Wales provides support, advice and information for people with arthritis. Liaise with and communicate with consumers who have arthritis through the NSW branch network. Promote community awareness of arthritis. Communicate with health professionals about the management of arthritis and support research into causes and management of arthritis.
Arthritis Australia aims to improve people's quality of life by reducing and preventing the effects of arthritis and other musculoskeletal disorders. Arthritis Australia operate the Arthritis Infoline: Arthritis Infoline: 1800 011 101. (Other enquiries to (02) 9518 4441.)
The Association for the Wellbeing of Children in Healthcare (AWCH) is a national organisation advocating for the needs of children and families within the Health Care System in Australia. Focusing upon the psycho-social non-medical needs of children, AWCH is involved in education, advocacy, information provision, support to families and health professionals, research and consultation.
The Association of Independent Retirees (AIR) is the peak body representing the views of all self-funded and partly self-funded retirees. AIR is a non-political, not for profit organisation whose major purpose is to represent this rapidly growing section of the Australian population at all levels of government.
Asthma Australia's mission is to work in partnerships to help people with asthma and linked conditions to breathe better. Through our state and territory Foundations we provide information, education, training and advocacy and promote research. Our vision is to free the community of asthma.
ausEE Inc. is an Australian charity providing support and information to anyone diagnosed with or caring for someone with an Eosinophilic Gastrointestinal Disorder (EGID) including Eosinophilic oEsophagitis (EoE), Eosinophilic Gastritis, Eosinophilic Enteritis, Eosinophilic Colitis and Eosinophilic Gastroenteritis. We are committed to raising public awareness and supporting the medical community for further research into eosinophilic disorders in Australia.
Australian Council of Social Service (ACOSS)
ACOSS produces effective and influential advocacy for Australia’s disadvantaged people.
They have a national reputation for effective and influential advocacy on issues affecting people experiencing poverty and disadvantage.
By drawing on the direct experiences of people affected by poverty and inequality and the expertise of its diverse member base, ACOSS develops and promotes socially and economically responsible public policy and action by government, community and business.
ACOSS also provides policy advice and represents the views of our members and communities to Government, and informs our members about Government policies related to the community services sector.
AFAO is the national federation for the HIV community response. We provide leadership, coordination and support to the national policy, advocacy and health promotion response to HIV/AIDS. Internationally we contribute to the development of effective policy and programmatic responses to HIV/AIDS at regional and global levels.
Australian Pain Management Association (APMA) is a health promotion charity providing advocacy, options and support for sufferers of persistent (chronic) pain.
The mission of the Australian Pituitary Foundation is to provide support to those who have experienced pituary gland conditions. The Foundation promotes awareness and disseminates information helpful to the medical community, public pituitary patients and their families.
Australian Primary Care Community Partnership Incorporated
Australian Primary Care Community Partnership Incorporated promotes community and consumer participation in a partnership approach to primary health care.
The Blue Mountains GP Network has formed a Consumer Reference Group (CRG), the members are consumers who have a chronic disease and who are connected to chronic disease support networks. The CRG advise the BMGPN on programs that will help improve the health of people in the Blue Mountains.
Brain Tumour Alliance Australia (BTAA) is a national brain tumour patient and caregiver organisation, established in late 2008 by a group of brain tumour patients and current and former caregivers. BTAA represents the brain tumour community from the patie
The Breast Cancer Action Group (NSW) provides voice for people affected by breast cancer in NSW.
Breast Cancer Network Australia (BCNA) works to ensure that women diagnosed with breast cancer, and their families, receive the very best information, treatment, care and support possible, no matter who they are or where they live. BCNA informs, empowers, represents and links together people affected by breast cancer.
Cancer Voices NSW provides the independent voice of people affected by cancer in NSW, working to improve the cancer experience of the 40,000 people who are diagnosed with our disease each year. Established in 2000, we focus on the areas of diagnosis, information, treatment, research, support, care and assistance. To achieve this we work in partnership with providers of these services, ensuring the patient perspective is heard, from planning to delivery.
Cancer Voices SA is representing South Australians whose lives have been affected by cancer. It is an independent, incorporated, volunteer consumer advocacy organisation.
Cancer Voices Queensland aims to provide a voice for all people affected by cancer in Queensland.
The Child Health Association Inc. (CHAT) is a voluntary organisation that promotes the health and supports the social needs of children and their families . Our vision is to have healthy, happy, fun-loving families.
The Chronic Illness Alliance is an alliance of chronic illness organisations. The aim of the Alliance is to build a better focus in health policies and health services for all people with chronic illness through education and research.
The CJD Support Group Network offers support to all Australians affected by Creutztfeldt-Jakob Disease or other prion diseases. It is a rare and fatal degenerative disease in humans.
The Continence Foundation of Australia is the peak body for continence. Its mission, to promote continence and manage incontinence is largely met through the National Continence Helpline (1800 33 00 66), a free and confidential Commonwealth Government service which the Foundation manages.
COTA is a national consumer peak body in the ageing sector seeking to promote, improve and protect the circumstances and well being of older people in Australia.