Australian Baptist Ministries

Australian Baptist Ministries is the national body of Australian Baptist Churches through which state and territory unions and local churches partner together in national ministries.

Baptist World Aid Australia is the aid and development agency for Australian Baptist Ministries (previously the Baptist Union of Australia) and operates as an independent association with its own Board, directors and staff.




Baptist World Aid Australia, as a member of the Transform Aid Intenrational group, is a member of the Australian Council for International Development (ACFID) and a compliant signatory to ACFID’s Code of Conduct. The Code requires members to meet high standards of corporate governance, public accountability, and financial management.

Visit the ACFID website for more information on the Code of Conduct.


Australian Aid (Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade)

Baptist World Aid Australia is accredited with the Australian Government’s aid and development agency, Australian Aid. This means that Baptist World Aid Australia is eligible to receive funding from the government and must meet strict financial, reporting and project requirements.

Visit the Australian Aid website for more information.


Integral Alliance 

Integral is a global alliance of 19 Christian relief and development agencies, working together to present a more effective response to poverty worldwide. Integral's goal is to see holistic transformation for more poor people, through providing collaborative opportunities for its Members in the areas of Disaster Management and Collaboration and Innovation.

Integral Members work in 85 countries, across 30 sectors, resource more than 1100 projects and have a joint annual turnover of over US$675 million.

Visit the Integral Alliance website for more information



Advocacy partners

Baptist World Aid is part of a number of advocacy coalitions, working together to advocate for people living in poverty in the developing world. Baptist World Aid works with:

  • Micah Challenge Australia – Micah Challenge is a coalition of aid and development agencies advocating to raise awareness about extreme poverty and encouraging our government to give its fair share towards achieving the Millennium Development Goals.
  • Stop the Traffik – Stop the Traffik aims to raise awareness of the prevalence of human trafficking and slave labour in the developing world and encourages the Australian Government and Australian companies to take action to remove slave labour from their supply chains.