Education NGOs and CSOs in Australia
The Australian education sector has numerous non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and civil society organisations (CSOs) working in it. The Australian Education Union and the Independent Education Union of Australia are the largest trade unions in the education sector. Individual unions exist in each state. Education charities are working in a variety of areas including literacy (example: The Australian Literacy & Numeracy Foundation) aboriginal advancement (Opening the Doors Foundation) and international education to fundraise for their activities overseas, (Save the Children Australia). As with regards to international education the Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID) lists several accredited education-centric NGOs.