Useful contacts

The following information is provided to support, strengthen and resource diaspora organisations that work to promote human rights in their countries of origin. These resources will assist community groups in connecting with relevant national and international campaigns, potential partners and influential actors in the aid and development sector.


Humanitarian and development agencies

Act for Peace

Action Aid

Amnesty International

Australian Red Cross

CARE Australia

Caritas Australia

Crisis Action

Human Rights Watch

Inclusive Development International

International Crisis Group

International Tibet Network

International Women’s Development Agency

Make Poverty History

Médecins Sans Frontières Australia


Oxfam Australia

Peace Brigades International

Plan Australia

Refugee Action Collective (Victoria)

Save the Children Australia

The Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Transformation, Empowerment, Advocacy, Relief (TEAR) Australia

UN Women

United Nations Development Programme


Women in Black

World Health Organization 

World Vision Australia

For more agencies, visit the Australian Council for International Development website.

Australian funding bodies


Australian Government Grantslink directory

Department of Immigration & Citizenship

Grant Ready

Multicultural Commission of Victoria

Our Community

Philanthropy Australia

Ross Trust


Australian Government agencies

AusAID: The Australian Government’s overseas aid program

Australian Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade

Australian Government Ministries

Australian Human Rights Commission

Australian Members of Parliament

Australian Shadow Ministry 

Department of Immigration & Citizenship

Full list of Australian Government Departments