Cancer Council (Western Australia) www.cancerwa.asn.au
The leading cancer organisation in the state, is a non-government, community-supported organisation dedicated to reducing the impact of cancer on West Australians. The Cancer Council funds cancer research projects, educates the community about cancer prevention and provides support for cancer patients, their families and loved ones.
FPWA – Sexual Health Services (Western Australia) www.fpwa.org.au
FPWA (formerly Family Planning) provides sexual health services, information and training for men and women of all ages.They advocate for safe sexual health practices and for the removal of laws which discriminate against people on the grounds of their sexuality or gender, or which restrict the choices available to them.
Health Consumers’Council (WA) Inc www.hconc.org.au
An independent, community based organisation whose main aim is to promote quality health services in Western Australia. They represent the health care customer (patient) in matters related to health care policy, education, planning, research and service delivery; and advocacy for consumers experiencing problems, particularly those from disadvantaged backgrounds.
National Council of Women of Australia (NCWA) www.ncwa.org.au
To ensure Australia was accorded a national presence on the international scene, the National Council of Women of Australia was established by the State and Territory Councils, in 1931, to deal with issues affecting women, and their families, at a national and international level.
The Western Institute of Self Help (WISH) www.wish.org.au
The Western Institute of Self Help Inc (WISH) is a unique, not-for-profit, community-based organisation providing support and assistance for individuals, and self-help support groups, with start-up, ongoing development, advocacy and networking.
Zonta International www.zonta.org
Founded in 1919, Zonta International is a global service organization of executives, and professionals, working together to advance the status of women worldwide through service, and advocacy.