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International Aid Needs Team Approach – ACFID

Staff Reporter, Friday, 20th January 2012 -  Flickr image:      
 
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India’s Polio Success a Major Milestone for Global Health

Staff Reporter, Wednesday, 11th January 2012 -  Friday will mark a significant milestone in the global fight against polio – it will be a year since the last case of wild poliovirus was detected in India. What makes the feat…

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Why Full-Time Students Are Less Likely to Volunteer

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 22nd December 2011 -  Student volunteering can be a rewarding experience, but not an easy one to get right. I travelled this year to work on education and literacy projects in a village in East Sepik Province,…

International Aid Forum Says Maternal Health Issues Alarming

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 1st December 2011 -  The slow progress of maternal health in developing countries is alarming the leaders of Australian aid organisations, according to a forum in Melbourne last night.
At a panel event

Médecins Sans Frontières Forced Out of Iran Province

Staff Reporter, Monday, 10th October 2011 -  Médecins Sans Frontières has had to pull out of work in Zahedan in southeastern Iran due to repeated requests from authorities. Zahedan – around 70 kilometres…

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…

Oxfam Warns on Government Aid

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 10th February 2011 -  Relief agency Oxfam has called on donor governments to allocate life-saving aid based on need not on short-term military gains. A report released by the international aid agency…

Aid/Watch Decision a Win for Charities’ Freedom of Speech

Lina Caneva, Thursday, 2nd December 2010 -  A majority High Court decision in favour of  the charitable status of activist group Aid/Watch is being hailed as a significant win for Australian charities who engage in advocacy

Aid/Watch Ruling – Time For Tax Law Reform – ACOSS

Staff Reporter, Thursday, 2nd December 2010 -  The Australian Council of Social Service ACOSS has welcomed the decision by the High Court of Australia confirming the charitable status of Aid/Watch for taxation purposes, whilst…

Tsunami Lessons Unheeded: Experts

Staff Reporter, Monday, 5th July 2010 -  International aid agencies will continue to waste aid money and make avoidable mistakes in new disaster situations because of the failure to learn the lessons of the devastating…

Surf’s Up for Humanitarian Aid

Lina Caneva, Monday, 21st June 2010 -  SurfAid International, in conjunction with Corona and Goldman Sachs JBWere, will be bringing together surfers and supporters from the business communities of Australia to celebrate…
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