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Talking about trauma for services

General Advocacy

Policy advocacyIn addition to the various professional services we provide to survivors of childhood trauma and abuse, their family, friends, partners and loved ones, and the professionals and organisations they work with, Blue Knot Foundation is also actively involved in general advocacy, both at the community level and at the government level.

Blue Knot Foundation hosts its national awareness day Blue Knot Day on the last Monday of October every year. On this day, we ask all Australians to unite in support of the 5 million Australian adult survivors of childhood trauma and abuse.

Get involved this Blue Knot Day, click here to find out how>>

Historically, the needs of adults surviving childhood trauma or abuse have not been prioritised by governments. Blue Knot Foundation advocates for the action at all levels of government to meet the public health challenge of unresolved trauma. Click here to read more about Our advocacy work in policy>>

As the leading national organisation for adult survivors of childhood trauma and abuse, Blue Knot Foundation works closely with the Royal Commission into Institutional Responses to Child Sexual Abuse to advocate for real change. Click here to read how Blue Knot Foundation is working with the Commission>>

Blue Knot Foundation does not, however, provide individual advocacy services to survivors.