Organisations such as the Australian Council for Adult Literacy provide leadership in debate on adult literacy and numeracy policy and practices, while activities such as Adult Learner's week, held annually around Australia, aim to promote adult learning and highlight the range of learning options available. Adult language, literacy and numeracy. The right to literacy is an inherent part of the right to an education. All adult Australians, regardless of their employment or social status, should be supported to fully develop their language, literacy and numeracy skills.
Literacy organisations National and State Literacy Bodies The Australian Council for Adult Literacy is the national peak body for adult literacy and numeracy. In each state there are adult literacy/numeracy councils that organise events and conferences, provide regular newsletters and resources, give policy advice and promote good practice.