Media Releases

1 - 10 of 521 results

Pacific commitment is just the start: World Vision

Wednesday, August 14, 2019

World Vision Australia CEO, Claire Rogers, has welcomed Prime Minister Scott Morrison's announcement of a $500 million climate finance package for the Pacific but said it should not come at the expense of the existing aid budget.

Racist attacks most likely to occur at sporting events, young Australians say

Monday, August 12, 2019

The much-loved national pastime of a family trip to the footy, cricket or tennis has emerged as a hotspot for racism, with Australian youth identifying professional sporting events as the top place for friends or family to be targeted.

New Report Reveals Harrowing Scale Of Child Protection Crisis In The Pacific

Tuesday, July 30, 2019

A sobering new report details, for the first time, the shocking levels of physical, emotional and sexual violence, as well as neglect faced by children living in the Pacific and Timor-Leste.

World Leaders Urged to Wake Up to Ebola Crisis

Thursday, July 18, 2019

World Vision Australia CEO, Claire Rogers, has today called on the Australian government to step up and take action in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DR Congo) following the declaration of a Public Health Emergency of International Concern by the World Health Organisation (WHO).

Ebola prevention efforts scaled up as case in Goma sparks fears of greater spread

Wednesday, July 17, 2019

The fight against Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo has intensified, after health authorities confirmed the first Ebola case in the major city of Goma. World Vision scaled up its response in anticipation of the spread of the deadly virus, with more than 9000 people reached so far. The DRC Ministry of Health confirmed this week a pastor who had been working in Butembo, one of the hardest-hit towns during the outbreak, had tested positive for Ebola. The pastor had travelled to Goma on a bus and was taken to an Ebola Treatment Centre on Sunday. He has reportedly died.

World Vision welcomes ex-Police Commissioner and tech executive as newest Board members

Thursday, July 11, 2019

World Vision Australia is pleased to announce the appointments of retired NSW Police Commissioner Andrew Scipione and former Google Australia executive Sally-Ann Williams to its Board. Mr Scipione, one of NSW’s longest serving police chiefs, brings his vast leadership experience to the board, including overseeing global investigations and counter terrorism activities, and campaigns to reduce alcohol-related violence.

Idlib crisis: Pregnant women and babies at risk as they flee deadly violence

Monday, July 1, 2019

High numbers of pregnant women, vulnerable infants and young children are fleeing the bombardment of Idlib in north-western Syria, World Vision warns today.

Geelong Cats boast Australia’s most generous footy supporters

Friday, June 21, 2019

World Vision launches new ‘Generosity Ladder’ in lead-up to tax time Their team is already leading the footy ladder and now Cats supporters are kicking goals in another prestigious new scoreboard that ranks the most generous AFL fans.

World Vision farewells Chief Advocate, Tim Costello

Friday, June 7, 2019

One of the country’s most loved social justice advocates is stepping down after 15 years serving Australia’s largest humanitarian organisation, World Vision Australia. ​

World Vision Australia CEO Claire Rogers responds to federal election result ​

Sunday, May 19, 2019

The CEO of Australia’s largest NGO, World Vision, has this morning written to Prime Minister, Scott Morrison, to congratulate him on the Federal Coalition’s victory at the 2019 federal election. ​