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Human Rights Day: Rohingya refugee children campaign for protection from violence

Monday, December 10, 2018

Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh —Rohingya children living in the world’s largest refugee camp called today for an end to the routine violence and exploitation that they face—including in their own homes. Lacking official refugee status in Bangladesh, they are particularly vulnerable to abuse, trafficking and child marriage. Children are urging that their rights to safety and protection be recognized and protected.

World Vision's newest Goodwill Ambassador Tom Phillips shines a light on the world's displaced children this Christmas

Friday, December 7, 2018

Collingwood Football Club player and World Vision Goodwill Ambassador, Tom Phillips will today meet students from St Bernard’s Primary School in Melbourne, to share with them his recent trip to Rwanda and show lost toys from around the world.

AFL's Tom Phillips takes on Ambassador role at World Vision

Thursday, December 6, 2018

World Vision Australia today announced Collingwood player Tom Phillips as their latest Goodwill Ambassador.

World Vision backs Bill for refugee medical transfers from offshore detention

Thursday, December 6, 2018

World Vision Australia is calling for the Australian Parliament to pass the Bill to medically evacuate refugee children remaining on Nauru and ensure a proper medical transfer process for those ill in offshore detention.

Road blocks to aid groups averted in foreign influence law reforms

Wednesday, November 28, 2018

World Vision Australia has joined humanitarian organisations and other charities in welcoming changes to the Electoral Funding and Disclosure laws which today passed through the House of Representatives.

World Vision welcomes ACFID review

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

World Vision CEO, Claire Rogers welcomed the findings of the independent review of the Australian aid sector’s handling of sexual misconduct and would move quickly to implement the recommendations.

Politicians miss Kids Off Nauru deadline

Wednesday, November 21, 2018

Seventeen refugee children remained trapped in island detention last night on Nauru as the deadline expired for the Australian Government to evacuate them to Australia.

Joint statement: dangerous plan to return Rohingya refugees

Friday, November 9, 2018

More than 40 humanitarian agencies and non-government organisations have signed a joint statement, warning repatriation to Myanmar now would be dangerous and premature.

Fragile Pacific countries need grant-based aid, not more debt

Thursday, November 8, 2018

World Vision Australia welcomes the Australian Government’s commitment to put its Pacific island neighbours at the centre of Australia’s foreign policy and aid.

End the suffering on Nauru:World Vision

Thursday, November 1, 2018

World Vision CEO Claire Rogers has called on the government to immediately end the suffering of the children trapped on Nauru and bring them to Australia without delay.