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Australian Ethical Delivers Dollars to NFPs

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 1st October 2013 -  Australian Ethical Investment has announced the winners of its 2013 Community Grants program, among them include the Asylum Seeker Centre and the Australian Conservation Fund.…

Gillard’s Fears Over Foreign Aid Cuts

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 1st October 2013 -  In her first public appearance since being ousted as Prime Minister, Julia Gillard has aired her concerns on where Australia is heading if the Government continues to cut foreign…

Charity Claims Foreign Aid Drops in Government Priorities

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 19th September 2013 -  Australia’s largest overseas aid and development charity claims the Federal Government’s decision to integrate the Australian Agency for International Development…

Call for Skilled Volunteers on International Volunteer Day

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 5th December 2012 - 
Volunteers are being sought for projects in developing countries. Picture: Not for Profit organisations around the country are calling on skilled…

Humanitarian Leadership Program Via NGO and Deakin Uni Collaboration

Staff Reporter, Monday, 5th March 2012 - 
Photo: Josh Estey/ AusAID Australian aid workers now have the opportunity to better develop the skills needed in the management of natural disasters through a new program at Deakin…

Smart Aid? Gillard Funds ‘Mining for Development’

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 27th October 2011 -  Above: Tabakoto South Underground Gold Mine – Mali, West Africa 
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The Gillard Government…

Drug Treatment Centre Slammed by Human Rights Watch

Staff Reporter, Monday, 17th October 2011 -  Human Rights Watch said a treatment centre that the Australian government and charities have funded is abusing patients – including children. The drug treatment centre in…

Govt to Match Horn of Africa Donations ‘Dollar for Dollar’

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 6th October 2011 -  Image: A woman holds her severely malnourished young child in a camp for Internally Displaced Persons (IDPs) in Mogadishu. Somalia is affected by a severe drought that has ravaged

Aid Organisations Welcome Release of Major Aid Review

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 6th July 2011 -  Australian aid and development organisations have welcomed the Federal Government’s new aid plan, which has been released following an Independent Review of Aid Effectiveness.…

New Body to Coordinate Overseas Volunteer Programs

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 26th May 2011 -  The Federal Government has launched Australian Volunteers for International Development (AVID), which brings four separate overseas volunteer programs under a single program…

Foreign Aid Fraud Report Concerning

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 24th March 2011 -  Claims that Australia’s billion dollar foreign aid program is plagued by record levels of fraud are concerning but should be seen in perspective, according to an independent…

Aid Adviser Numbers Slashed

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 16th February 2011 -  A quarter of all advisers to Australia’s foreign aid program are to be phased out after a major review of Australia’s aid spending. Foreign Minister Kevin Rudd welcomed…
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