Country Idealist Profiles

Australia – Dominant Non Profits and NGOs

Posted in Australia, Australia General Third Sector, Australia Third Sector by blopote on August 15, 2008
The following organizations are some of the most prominent of those operating within Australia.
International Development World Vision:
*Marie Stopes International Australia http://www.mariestopes.org.au/
*Save the Children Fund Australia http://www.savethechildren.org.au/index.html
*The Fred Hollows Foundation http://www.hollows.org/
*Human Rights Amnesty International http://www.amnesty.org/en
*Choice http://www.choice.com.au/defaultView.aspx?id=102314&catId=100165
Family Welfare/ Homelessness The Smith Family:

*Wesley Mission http://www.wesleymission.org.au/homepage.asp

*Brotherhood of St. Laurence http://www.bsl.org.au/main.asp

*St. Vincent De Paul http://www.vinnies.org.au/home.cfm?CFID=2804222&CFTOKEN=4e323a9a3ee6ad5e-00238031-ED04-97CA-6ED8B46841041F9A

Environment :

*Landcare Australia http://www.landcareonline.com/
*Australian Conservation Volunteers http://www.conservationvolunteers.com.au/
Disability Support :
Refugee Welfare :
*Australia Refugee Council  http://www.refugeecouncil.org.au/
*Australians Caring for Refugees (AUSTCARE) http://www.austcare.org.au/
Illness Support:
*The Cancer Council of Australia http://www.cancer.org.au/Home.htm
*National Breast Cancer Foundation http://www.nbcf.org.au/
Community/ Sports:
*Surf Life Saving Australia http://www.slsa.asn.au/
*State Emergency Service (SES) http://www.ses.sa.gov.au/
*Returned Services League (RSL) http://www.rsl.org.au/
*Australian Football League (AFL) http://www.afl.com.au/
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