The Society of Australian Punk Inc. (SOAP) was established to represent, partner with and support Australian punk research, projects and events.

As a non-profit incorporated association, SOAP is able to act as an auspice body for Australian punk projects if required, as well as exist as an online platform to showcase both Australian and International punk projects and events.

SOAP also supports and auspices philanthropic, charitable and fundraising activities that advance social or public welfare, culture and the environment and that benefit the broader community

SOAP is registered as a charity with the Australian Charities and Not-for-profits Commission (ACNC)

SOAP supports the following Projects.

Punk Journeyis a multimedia website showcasing the History of the Melbourne Punk Scene from 1977 – 1987.

This in-depth research project is essentially an online museum consisting of archival material from the Melbourne punk, post-punk and hardcore punk scene between the years 1977-1987.

This material is often rare in nature and includes written documentation, interviews, photos, flyers, video footage and MP3 tracks.

The Wayward Woman Giving Fund (WWGF) encourages women to become micro-philanthropists by giving them the opportunity to be part of a collective giving community. Collective giving is an accessible way for anyone to join with others by pooling smaller amounts to fund social change and make a substantial cumulative impact in their community. 

The Wayward Woman Giving Fund aims to raise and distribute funds to Australian non-profit organisations and individual projects that support and benefit four key areas:  

Women, Children, The Arts and The Environment. 

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