As the national peak body for people living with MS in Australia, they campaign about important issues on behalf of our community by working closely with our state societies, national advocates and MS Research Australia, to ensure their submissions and work are based on the latest evidence.
They advocate across all stakeholders, governments and communities on behalf of our state and territory member organisations to represent people who are diagnosed with the disease, their carers and the broader MS community.
The National Association of People Living with HIV/AIDS, Australia (NAPWA) is the peak national non - government organisation representing people living with HIV/AIDS community based groups in Australia. NAPWA is the only national association advocating and representing specifically on behalf of people living with HIV/AIDS, and it ensures that people living with HIV/AIDS are central to the Australian response to the HIV/AIDS epidemic.
National Breast Cancer Foundation
National Heart Foundation of Australia
The National LGBTI Health Alliance is a peak-body that works to improve the health and wellbeing of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, intersex and other sexuality, sex and gender diverse people (LGBTI).
The National Stroke Foundation is a not-for-profit organisation that works with stroke survivors, carers, health professionals, government and the public to reduce the impact of stroke on the community. We are the voice of stroke in Australia.
Nepean Blue Mountains Community Advisory Committee
NeuroEndocrine Cancer Australia
Older Persons Advocacy Network
Our mission is to improve the quality of life of people living with pain, their families and carers, and to minimise the social and economic burden of pain on individuals and the community. We advocate for improved health policy and practice; we promote access to education and training for health professionals; and we work to raise awareness of chronic pain within the community through media and education campaigns, to help reduce the stigma of this silent epidemic.
Parkinson’s Australia represents over 70000 Australians living with Parkinson’s Disease through advocating their needs and interests to all levels of government. Our member organisations provide direct support to people with Parkinson’s, their families and carers. We also seek improved funding for services, research and awareness raising to improve the quality of life of these people. Our support group services can be accessed through our website or by calling 1899 644 189.
RVA is Australia's national organisation advocating for those who live with a rare disease. RVA provides a strong common voice to promote for health policy and a healthcare system that works for those with rare diseases. RVA works with governments, researchers, clinicians and industry to promote research, diagnosis, treatment and services for all rare diseases in Australia.
Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Psychiatrists