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Australia empty handed for global climate fund

Maggie Coggan, Tuesday, 29th October 2019 -  “This is a key opportunity for collective, international action and it’s disappointing Australia isn’t part of it.” Australian aid groups have slammed the federal government

NGOs urge Australia to call out human rights violations

Luke Michael, Monday, 28th October 2019 -  Global reports say just 4 per cent of the world’s population live in countries that respect free expression and peaceful assembly  The aid sector is urging Australia’s foreign policy

Leading through triumph and turmoil: Helen Szoke reflects

Maggie Coggan, Thursday, 15th August 2019 -  Since 2013, Dr Helen Szoke AO has been at the helm of Oxfam Australia, steering the organisation through not only some of the worst humanitarian crises of our time but internal Oxfam

‘It’s robbing Peter to pay Paul’: NGOs dismayed by aid budget raid

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 14th August 2019 -  Australian humanitarian groups are frustrated by the Morrison government’s plan to redirect $500 million from the nation’s shrinking aid budget towards a climate change funding

#GivingTuesday Yet to Fully Reach Australian Shores

Maggie Coggan, Tuesday, 27th November 2018 -  Giving Tuesday has turned into one of the largest global giving days of the year, but Australian charities say they aren’t seeing the benefits just yet.   The day of giving launched

Charity Sector Speaks Out Against FITS Bill

Luke Michael, Tuesday, 19th June 2018 -  The charity sector has voiced its concerns about the government’s Foreign Influence Transparency Scheme (FITS) Bill at a Parliamentary Joint Committee hearing, warning of the

Charity Uses Virtual Reality Film to Take Fundraising to the Next Level

Rachel McFadden, Monday, 26th June 2017 -  An Australian charity has launched a virtual reality film in a bid to take fundraising to the next level. Oxfam Australia’s eight minute virtual reality film, launched on Tuesday,…

Blueprint for Australia’s Response to Global Refugee Crisis

Rachel McFadden, Wednesday, 21st June 2017 -  More than 42,000 Australians have backed a blueprint on how Australia should best respond to the global refugee crisis as “shocking” new figures reveal 20 people are displaced every…

Facts to Close the Gap

Wendy Williams, Wednesday, 15th March 2017 -  Oxfam Australia has issued 10 “shameful facts that will make you want to close the gap” ahead of National Close the Gap Day. The annual awareness event, which takes place on Thursday,

$2M Grant for Technology Against Poverty

Wendy Williams, Friday, 17th February 2017 -  Global technology giant Google, in partnership with the Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade, has shared a $2 million prize pool between four Australian not for profits in recognition

Equal Pay for Women in 75 years? Oxfam Report

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 15th July 2014 -  Women won’t be paid as much as men for another 75 years, according to an Oxfam Australia report that urges G20 leaders meeting in Australia in November to tackle gender inequality.…

Rich and Poor Gap Widens – New Reports

Staff Reporter, Tuesday, 17th June 2014 -  The gap between the richest and poorest Australians is worsening, according to an Oxfam Australia poll and confirmed in a report by Australia21 in collaboration with The Australia…
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