Toora Women Inc. began 30 years ago, receiving funding to support the organisation to respond to the issue of homelessness of single women in Canberra.
Toora Women Inc has a central goal of the empowerment of women through the provision of accommodation, treatment, and related support services. The mission of Toora Women Inc is: “Safety, Respect and Choices for Women”.
The Women In Prison Advocacy Network (WIPAN) is an advocacy-based organisation managed and directed by a united group of professional women, including ex-prisoners, dedicated to the pursuit of advancing the human rights of women caught up in the criminal justice system. WIPAN works to raise awareness of and progress the cultural, social, economic and political inequalities that exist for criminalised women by addressing the policies and practices that sustain these injustices.
VACRO's mission is to provide support and information for individuals charged with a criminal offence, offenders, prisoners and their families; as well as a leadership, education, training and research on the Justice System for the Community
The Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom has consistently advocated for peace and freedom for nearly 100 years, since its inception in 1915. Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF) aims to achieve a more just and equal world, free of war and violence, where everyone has the full benefit of human rights. ILPF’s overall aims are to:
bring together women of different political beliefs and philosophies who are united in their determination to study, make known, and help abolish the causes and the legitimization of war
work toward world peace, total and universal disarmament, the abolition of violence and coercion in the settlement of conflict, and itsreplacement in every case by prevention, negotiation and conciliation
strengthen multilateralism and support the civil society to democratise the United Nations system
support the continuous development and implementation of international humanitarian law; promote political and social equality and economic equity; contribute towards co-operation among all people; and enhance environmentally sustainable development.
Unions NSW (formerly The Labor Council of NSW and the Trades and Labor Council of Sydney) represents over 600,000 union members and has been fighting for the rights of working people in Australia since 1871.
Today Unions NSW is the voice for working people across the state.
As the peak body for the state's trade unions, we campaign in workplaces to ensure union members get a fair go, with decent wages and conditions. We argue publicly for policies and laws that support the right of working people to live with dignity.
The Uniting Church is the third largest Christian denomination in Australia and the first church to be created in and of Australia.
On any Sunday more than 2,500 congregations worship at a Uniting Church and our churches can be found deep in the heart of our cities, or in our most isolated and outback towns.
Even though our congregations can be vastly different, each is a community in which people seek to follow Jesus, learn about God, share their faith, care for each other, serve the local community and seek to live faithfully and with real joy.
Sydney Business Chamber, a division of NSW Business Chamber, represents the needs of NSW Business Chamber members specifically in the Sydney area, working to ensure Sydney gets the recognition, support and promotion needed to continue as Australia's premier global city.In addition to the state-wide policy and advocacy work of NSW Business Chamber, Sydney Business Chamber provides a voice for Sydney's business community and lobbies on a wide range of issues which impact Sydney as a global city.
Sisters Inside Inc. is an independent community organisation, which exists to advocate for the human rights of women in the criminal justice system, and to address gaps in the services available to them. We work alongside women in prison in determining the best way to fulfil these roles.