Our vision is to see all people engaged with the Bible in a language they can understand, in a format they can use, and at a price they can afford.
What We Do
Bible Society Australia is committed to giving access to the Bible across the world. Alongside this we advocate for and engage Australians here at home and people around the world with the Bible.
In order to pursue our mission, Bible Society Australia undertakes a range of activities:
We translate the Bible into the world's languages
We support the ongoing task of translating the Bible into the world’s languages, including in Indigenous languages and sign language (Auslan) in Australia.Discover More
We provide Bibles to those who want one
We provide free Bibles and other Bible products to people both overseas and in Australia, many of whom have never owned their own Bible. We give Bibles to chaplains of hospitals, schools, prisons and the defence forces.Discover More
We help people open the Bible
We encourage people’s faith journey through Bible engagement campaigns as well as helping to fund indigenous and overseas Bible-based literacy programs.Discover More
We promote the beauty and power of God’s word
We champion the Bible in the media, at universities and schools, as well as through our digital and publishing channels, always pointing to the relevance of Christianity today and always.Discover More
- Multiple Projects
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Open The Bible
Give to where it’s needed most
Literacy for rural poor
Make a tax-deductible donation to China
Bible For Life
Change lives through our regular giving program (Tax Deductible)
Scripture for the Millions
Believers across China are waiting for God’s word
Opening the word in our words
Join Indigenous Christians in their mission to share the Good News.
‘Breath of Life’ Bushfire Appeal
Help support churches and chaplains in bushfire affected communities
Support the translation of the Bible into minority languages in Vietnam
Put Bibles into the hands of chaplains in frontline ministries
Support Bible-based literacy classes
Help to transform every aspect of daily life in Mozambique.
Support the Pitjantjatjara Bible OT translation project
AUSLAN Bible translation
Support our Australian Sign Language Bible project
Share the Bible with Youth in Australia
Help support Bible advocacy programs for Australian youth
Support Arab-Israeli Christians
Help keep the Arab-Israeli Bible Society alive!
Shine the light of literacy
Teach Christians to read so they’ll shine a light in Egypt
Bible-based trauma healing programs for abused women in Cameroon
Give Scriptures and support to families with children battling cancer in Nicaragua
Provide the Scriptures
Spread God’s word across Australia
Learning through listening
Bible based literacy programmes for the marginalised in Cambodia
Scriptures & relief supplies
Provide for physical and spiritual needs of refugee communities in Iraq
Bibles for Schools
Bringing the message of Christianity back to the minds of Australian students
Literacy programmes for marginalised people in Laos
Literacy for children
Provide Bible-based literacy books to young children in South Africa
Literacy for everyone
Fund Bible-based literacy programmes for marginalised people in Vietnam
Literacy for young refugees
Provide literacy skills to young refugees in Lebanon (Tax deductible)
Equip ADF chaplains
Provide Scriptures for defence force chaplain ministry
Hope in God’s words
Give hope to at-risk kids in Suriname
Light through literacy
Give Pakistani women a light no one can put out.
Distribute Bibles in prisons
Help prisoners in South Africa engage with the Bible
Western Australia, Australia
Support Nyoongar Bible translation work
Help people in Myanmar to access the Scriptures.
Healing for the traumatised
Bring Bible-based trauma healing to war-ravaged Syrians.
Syria & Middle East
Rebuild broken lives through God’s word.
God’s word for children
Help tell children that Jesus loves them.
Literacy for children
Share the love of Jesus through literacy.
Empowering mothers of differently abled children
Provide healing to disabled children and support to mothers
Bible Study resources for poor preachers and Seminary students
Scripture in schools
Help South African students memorise Bible verses
Help us share the Bible in Australia
Established in Sydney in 1817, Bible Society Australia’s activities take place as part of the United Bible Societies who operate across 200 countries and territories.
We are one of the most extensive mission groups in the world and do our work in partnership with churches, providing resources and Bible-focused campaigns and community programs.