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Young Australians fear they could become a refugee

Monday, July 30, 2018

Half of young Australians have wondered about the possibility of becoming a refugee. A new national survey from World Vision also reveals a startling one in five believe it is a definite possibility and it could happen to anyone.

Nothing To Celebrate On Nauru Five Years In

Thursday, July 19, 2018

Australia’s mistreatment of displaced people has reached another deplorable milestone with today marking five years since children have been detained indefinitely on the island prison of Nauru.

7 Years On: South Sudan faces yet another year of extreme food insecurity

Sunday, July 8, 2018

Seven years after South Sudan won its hard-fought battle for independence, the country has become one of the most difficult places in the world to be a child.

New Report: Girls on the Move in Eastern Africa Urgently Need Protection

Thursday, June 28, 2018

More than 2.5 million girls have been forced to flee their homes across eastern Africa and are in urgent need of protection, a new report from World Vision has found.

Charities to be exempt from foreign influence bill

Monday, June 25, 2018

World Vision Australia has welcomed a report today recommending charities be exempt from a controversial foreign influence bill.

Children in Gravest Danger When Forced to Flee

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Children forced to flee their homes in conflict face the gravest risk of all displaced people according to a new World Vision report.

New Report: World's Refugee Crisis Worsens as 44,000 Flee Homes Daily

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

A new report has revealed a drastic spike in the number of people in the world forced to flee their homes. Globally the number of forcibly displaced people has risen almost three million to 68.5 million in the past year.

Why We Need a National Action Plan on Global Development Goals

Friday, June 15, 2018

World Vision Australia CEO Claire Rogers welcomed today’s report card on how Australia is contributing to the Sustainable Development Goals. But she called for the government to commit to a national action plan so all people – especially children - could live in a fairer and safer world by 2030.

Monsoon Landslides Wreak Havoc for Cox's Bazar Refugees

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

The catastrophe World Vision and other aid agencies have long warned about is unfolding in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, as heavy rains lash the world’s largest, most densely populated refugee camp.

Australian NGOs to Review Sexual Misconduct Safeguards

Friday, May 25, 2018

World Vision Australia welcomes the independent review aimed at improving the Australian humanitarian sector's processes in the prevention of sexual misconduct.