There are other organisations set up to support community organisations to organise and advocate for their members – here’s a few suitable for NSW consumer and community groups:
The Public Interest Advocacy Centre
The Public Interest Advocacy Centre is an independent, non-profit law and policy organisation, dedicated to providing legal help to the most vulnerable and disadvantaged people in our community. They offer resources and low-cost training to support community organisations and advocates in their work.
CommunitybuildersNSW is an interactive online hub for everyone involved in community level social, economic and environmental change. The website provides resources and networks to support engaging, building and strengthening communities.
Our Community is an online resources hub for Australia’s 600,000 not-for-profits & schools, providing advice, tools, resources and training.
Idealware is a US-based not-for-profit that makes finding, choosing and using online tools and software easy for community organisations. They have many detailed free resources and low cost training modules.