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Aid groups unite for climate action

Maggie Coggan, Tuesday, 21st January 2020 -  The charities are calling on the government to step up the climate fight  Some of Australia’s biggest charities have joined forces to deliver an urgent climate action plan to the federal

Why young men turn to street harassment

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 10th April 2019 -  Boys and young men are putting their need for social acceptance ahead of the needs of women to feel safe, according to new global research from Plan International. The charity spoke

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.

Government Urged to Reject ‘Utterly Shameful’ Aid Budget Cuts

Luke Michael, Thursday, 29th March 2018 -  Australian aid charities have called on the federal government to rule out further cuts to international aid, after reports emerged the Turnbull government was considering a $400

Printing A Solution to the World’s Biggest Problems

Wendy Williams, Thursday, 11th May 2017 -  “You are only limited by your imagination,” says Dr Mazher Mohammed, a research fellow at Deakin University’s School of Engineering, who is heading up a team working to use 3D printing

Australia Ranks 21st in Best and Worst Countries to be a Girl

Lina Caneva, Tuesday, 11th October 2016 -  A new report published on the International Day of the Girl Child – on the best and worst countries to be a girl, reveals that Australia has been outranked by countries including Serbia

Young Women Feel Unsafe in Public – NFP Report

Ellie Cooper, Thursday, 12th May 2016 -  One in three young women aged 15 to 19 agreed that “girls should not be out in public places after dark”, according to research from two Australian Not for Profits. The survey, A Right

Turnbull Must Back Bill to Release Detained Kids by Christmas – Plan

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 26th November 2015 -  Child rights organisation Plan International Australia has called on Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and his Government to pass legislation that would see children in detention…

Not for Profits Awarded for Transparency

Staff Reporter, Monday, 15th April 2013 -  An international aid organisation has taken out the top prize for transparency at the sixth annual PwC Transparency Awards in Sydney. Plan International Australia was named the…

Plan Delivers Free Global Education Resource for Teachers and Students

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 25th January 2012 -  Common Threads resource is now available.
Photo supplied: Plan Australia
Australian teachers are being offered a free new resource from child rights organisation, Plan International…

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.…

Partnership to Fight Poverty

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 17th March 2011 -  The Australian of the Year, Simon McKeon is to launch a new partnership to inspire young people to take action in the fight against poverty. The Global Poverty Project and Plan International…
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