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Less than one quarter of Australian aid invested in children

Mercy Chipo Jumo, Friday, 20th November 2020 -  How does Australia’s child-focused aid stack up against comparable countries? Dane Moores and Mercy Jumo share findings from the NextGen Aid Report Card, which was released to mark

Young people send strong climate message

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 24th August 2020 -  “We see the world in a different light. Politicians need to start listening to us and taking action,” a youth leader says.   Nearly 90 per cent of young people say they feel unprepared

World Vision Australia slashes staff to save humanitarian programs

Maggie Coggan, Wednesday, 5th August 2020 -  The organisation said staff cuts were needed to maintain essential humanitarian work   World Vision Australia will slash staff numbers by up to 14 per cent, following a review into

Changemaker

Transforming capitalism for good

Maggie Coggan, Monday, 20th January 2020 -  Simone Dowding runs World Vision’s coffee social enterprise, Change Coffee. She’s also on a mission to see the corporate world operate for purpose. She’s this week’s Changemaker. 

Aussie children’s concerns ignored

Maggie Coggan, Thursday, 21st November 2019 -  Advocates meet to discuss how to tackle issues concerning Aussie kids  Despite being one of the first signatories of the United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, advocates

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’s

The refugee reality

Tim Costello, Tuesday, 30th July 2019 -  In this extract from his new memoir, A Lot with A Little, activist Tim Costello reflects on the need for Australia to take our fair share of refugees and reject the language of the new

Foreign aid ‘treated like an ATM’

Wendy Williams, Wednesday, 3rd April 2019 -  Australia’s humanitarian organisations have been left dismayed after Australian aid was cut for the sixth year in a row, despite the federal budget touting a forecast return

Where Are All the Women? Campaign Questions Lack of Female NGO Leaders

Maggie Coggan, Friday, 8th March 2019 -  Major humanitarian organisations are backing a campaign calling on civil society organisations to match the low percentage of women in leadership roles with the high percentage

Aid Groups Pledge to Hold Government Accountable

Luke Michael, Wednesday, 16th January 2019 -  Australian aid organisations have pledged to hold the federal government accountable for its efforts protecting children in conflict with the help of a new humanitarian checklist.  

Sector Coordination Key to Getting Kids Off Nauru

Maggie Coggan, Tuesday, 21st August 2018 -  An ambassador for the newly launched #KidsOffNauru campaign says cooperation within all parts of the social sector is “critical” to successfully removing the remaining children

New Defence Export Strategy Slammed by Australia’s Aid Organisations

Wendy Williams, Monday, 29th January 2018 -  The world does not need Australian weapons “adding fuel to the fire” according to CEOs of Australia’s leading humanitarian agencies, who have slammed the federal government’s new
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