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Women Making Clothes for Australians Trapped in Poverty

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 27th February 2019 -  Oxfam is demanding that Australian fashion brands commit to paying all workers in their supply chains a living wage, after the aid group found women in Bangladesh and Vietnam were

Oxfam Finds Widening Wealth Gap in Australia

Luke Michael, Tuesday, 22nd January 2019 -  Australia is in the midst of a billionaire wealth boom while low-income earners, women and Indigenous people are left behind, according to new analysis from Oxfam.   The charity

Review Finds Sexual Misconduct Failures Within Oxfam

Luke Michael, Monday, 21st January 2019 -  Oxfam International is beset by systemic problems that have allowed sexual misconduct to sometimes go unaddressed, an independent interim review has found. The UK report said Oxfam

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Embracing the Power of People

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 17th December 2018 -  Shen Narayanasamy is a lawyer and human rights campaign director at GetUp!, fighting fiercely in board rooms, Parliament and the streets, for a better, and fairer future. She is this

Peak Indigenous Bodies Plead For Close the Gap Involvement

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 21st November 2018 -  Humanitarian and health not for profits have come out in support of 13 peak Indigenous bodies, who have repeated a desperate plea for more involvement in the government’s Close the

Foreign Aid Sector Stretched Thin Over PM Promise

Maggie Coggan, Thursday, 8th November 2018 -  Members of Australia’s foreign aid sector have welcomed a promise by Prime Minister Scott Morrison to funnel money into Pacific regions, but say the foreign aid budget needs to be

UK Charity Commission Looks to Raise Trust

Luke Michael, Tuesday, 9th October 2018 -  The UK Charity Commission will prioritise raising public trust in charities as confidence in the sector reaches its lowest level in years. Recent incidents – most notably Oxfam

Trust in UK Charities, Findings Challenged

Paul Carter, Monday, 16th July 2018 -  There has been a challenge to recent research findings suggesting that the British public’s trust in charities was at an all-time low. The Charity Commission’s latest trust research

Trust in UK Charities Low As Sector Sees Surge in Complaints

Wendy Williams, Friday, 6th July 2018 -  The British public trusts charities less than “the man or woman on the street” according to new research. Civil Society has reported that an upcoming report on public confidence in

Modern Slavery Bill: Will a Race to the Top Beat a Big Stick?

Paul Carter, Wednesday, 4th July 2018 -  Penalties in the Modern Slavery Bill are unlikely to drive compliance for big business, there is another way, a “race to the top”, the federal government says. Under the bill, introduced

Foreign Aid Sector Welcomes Sexual Misconduct Review

Luke Michael, Thursday, 24th May 2018 -  Foreign aid organisations have welcomed the launch of an independent review into the prevention of sexual misconduct in Australia’s international aid and development sector.

Charities Remain Concerned with Foreign Donations Bill

Luke Michael, Tuesday, 10th April 2018 -  The charity sector has welcomed recommendations on the foreign donations bill as a “step in the right direction”, but still called on the government to go “back to the drawing board
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