Advocacy and Information services

Allergy & Anaphylaxis Australia (A&AA)

A&AA is an allergy awareness organisation that provides information, education, advocacy, research, guidance and support.

Arthritis NSW

Arthritis NSW is a non-government health charity that seeks to improve the quality of life of those affected by arthritis and other musculoskeletal conditions.

Asthma Australia

Asthma Australia provides asthma information, education, training and advocacy.

Aussie Deaf Kids

Aussie Deaf Kids aims to empower parents raising a child with hearing loss through online support, information and advocacy.

Autism Advisory Support Service (AASS)

AASS is a not-for-profit charity that provides services to support, advocate, help educate and guide families who have a family member with Autism.

Autism Awareness Australia

Autism Awareness Australia is a national-based not-for-profit Autism education and advocacy organisation.

Brain Injury Association of NSW

The Brain Injury Association of NSW is the peak advocacy organisation for people affected by acquired brain injury in NSW.

Carers NSW

Carers NSW is an association for relatives and friends caring for people with a disability, mental illness, drug and alcohol dependencies, chronic condition, terminal illness or who are frail.

Cystic Fibrosis NSW

Cystic Fibrosis NSW works to ensure better standards of care and quality of life for people living with cystic fibrosis including providing support services, raising public awareness, promoting carrier screening, supporting research and lobbying for better health and wellbeing outcomes for those living with cystic fibrosis.

Deaf Children Australia

Deaf Children Australia provides a range of services to families with deaf and hard of hearing children, including advocacy, child and family support, recreation programs and workshops.

Deaf Society NSW

The Deaf Society NSW provides a range of support services for Deaf people and their families, including courses, employment assistance, family support, interpreting and youth activities.

Disability Advocacy Network Australia (DANA)

DANA is a network disability advocacy agencies from across Australia that undertake or provide support for individual advocacy, systemic advocacy, self advocacy, citizen advocacy, legal advocacy or family advocacy.

Epilepsy Australia

Epilepsy Australia provides education, information and assistance to Australians living with epilepsy.

Family Advocacy

Family Advocacy is an independent, disability advocacy organisation which works across NSW. The organisation works with families in which there is a child or an adult with developmental disability.

First Peoples Disability Network Australia (FPDN)

FPDN is a national peak organisation that represents Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with disability and their families.

Isolated Children's Parents' Association (ICPA) NSW

ICPA NSW is a voluntary, non-profit, apolitical parent body dedicated to ensuring that all rural and remote students have equity of access to a continuing and appropriate education.

Multicultural Disability Advocacy Association of NSW Inc.

The MDAA Inc. is the peak organisation for people from non-English speaking backgrounds (NESB) with disability, their families and carers in NSW.

National Organisation for Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (NOFASD)

NOFASD is the national peak organisation representing the interests of individuals and families living with Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders.

NSW Aboriginal Education Consultative Group (AECG)

The NSW AECG is an Aboriginal community controlled, independent, not for profit advocacy group. The AECG advocates cultural affirmation, integrity and the pursuit of equality to ensure that the unique and diverse identity of Aboriginal people and students is recognised and valued.

NSW Council for Intellectual Disability (CID)

NSW CID is a peak body representing the rights and interests of people with intellectual disability in NSW. The Council takes on such activities as providing policy advice, systemic advocacy, community education, and information provision and dissemination.

Parents of Deaf Children (PODC)

PODC supports families with children with hearing loss. The organisation offers a range of information, support and advocacy services for parents and carers, respecting the method or methods of communication that the family has chosen for their child.

People with Disability Australia (PWDA)

PWDA is a national peak disability rights and advocacy organisation.

Siblings Australia

Siblings Australia is a unique national organisation committed to improving the support available for siblings of children and adults with chronic conditions including disability, chronic illness and mental health issues.

Spinal Cord Injuries Australia (SCIA)

SCIA provides services in the areas of advocacy, information, accommodation, community and personal support, regional services, injury prevention, employment and intensive exercise recovery.

Spinal Cord Injuries Australia (SCIA)

The Federation of Parents and Citizens Associations of NSW (P&C Federation)

P&C Federation are committed to a free public education system which is open to all people irrespective of culture, gender, academic ability and socio-economic class which empowers students to control their own lives and be contributing members of society.

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