For every child in need. No matter what.
UNICEF is the world's largest organisation working to protect and improve the lives of vulnerable children in over 190 countries. In Australia we amplify children’s voices, defend their rights, and help them fulfil their potential, from early childhood through adolescence.
Voice to Parliament
UNICEF Australia supports the constitutional recognition of a Voice to Parliament for First Nations peoples as aspired to in the Uluru Statement from the Heart.
UNICEF and partners have helped over 2 million children and women access lifesaving health and medical supplies in Ukraine.Learn more
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Host a lunch, dinner or morning tea to support children in emergencies. You can choose to #CookForUkraine, #CookForSyria or #CookForUNICEF and support vulnerable children around the world.
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Stories and news
Stay up-to-date with UNICEF’s work in Australia and around the world.
29 May 2023
Two programs changing lives for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children
For Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children, a better future starts with reconciliation.
26 May 2023
Children in emergencies: then and now
The need to support and protect the world’s children has only grown, and the photos captured by our teams worldwide echo images from when UNICEF was first established to help children, no matter where they are.
28 May 2023
In photos: A special visit to Borroloola with Pat Cummins
Test cricket captain and UNICEF Australia Ambassador Pat Cummins heads to the outback to meet some incredible kids through the Indi Kindi program in the Northern Territory.
24 May 2023
From birth to rights: why birth registration matters
We won't stop until every child counts.
27 May 2023
Busted. Eight myths about periods
What happens when you get your period? For many girls it depends largely on where they live.
16 May 2023
100 days of recovery, survival and hope
17 May marks 100 days since the deadly earthquakes in Türkiye and Syria earlier this year. Amidst the aftermath of this disaster, the resilience of children shines through.
16 May 2023
A mother's strength in the face of a cyclone
Millions of parents and children are at risk in Myanmar and Bangladesh in the aftermath of Cyclone Mocha.
16 May 2023
In photos: 100 days of rebuilding lives in Türkiye and Syria
It has been 100 days since the deadly earthquakes in Türkiye and Syria devastated children and families. See their journey from heartbreak to hope thanks to the ongoing support of people like you.
3 May 2023
Aussie kids ask big questions about global emergencies
UNICEF spokesperson, James Elder chats with kids about global emergencies and the impacts on children.
2 May 2023
Edwina Bartholomew and UNICEF talk maternal health challenges in Papua New Guinea
Sunrise host and Ambassador for UNICEF Australia, Edwina Bartholomew, speaks with UNICEF about pregnancy and birth for new mums in Papua New Guinea.
26 April 2023
3 ways you are helping children closer to home
UNICEF is always there to help children wherever they need us the most - but what you might not know is that UNICEF Australia takes this one step further.