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Time For Australia To Get ‘Fair Dinkum’ On Development

Thursday, November 23, 2017

World Vision welcomes the Foreign Policy White Paper, but urges the federal government to recommit to Australian aid as a core pillar of foreign policy.

Turnbull Must Act To End Manus Crisis Now

Thursday, November 23, 2017

The Australian Prime Minister must intervene to end the humanitarian crisis on Manus, the Australian Council for International Development said today.

It Takes A World To End Violence Against Children

Monday, November 20, 2017

On Universal Children’s Day, World Vision Australia chief executive Claire Rogers has called on Australians to take action to prevent violence against children, including horrific levels of violence witnessed and suffered by children in Myanmar.

World Vision Welcomes Don Dale Royal Commission Report

Friday, November 17, 2017

International humanitarian agency World Vision welcomes the findings and recommendations of the Royal Commission into the Protection and Detention of Children in the Northern Territory.

World Vision Urges Peaceful Outcome In Zimbabwe

Thursday, November 16, 2017

International humanitarian agency World Vision has urged a peaceful resolution of military action in Zimbabwe, saying a lack of peace and stability has “the potential to set back development by years, undermine trust between communities and harm a generation of children”.

Indigenous Hopes Must Not Be Left In Too-Hard Basket

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Australia’s international aid and development agencies have unanimously backed the call by Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people for substantive constitutional reform.

Turnbull Government Must Not Abandon Manus Refugees

Tuesday, October 31, 2017

The Australian Government has a moral responsibility to bring those being detained on Manus Island to Australia immediately, World Vision Australia chief executive Tim Costello said today.

Help Us Close The Gates of Hell - Tim Costello

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Refugee conditions in Bangladesh are like looking at “the gates of hell” World Vision Chief Advocate Tim Costello said this morning.

The Credibility Gap in Australia’s Human Rights Bid

Monday, October 16, 2017

With the imminent announcement of Australia’s successful bid for the UN Human Rights Council, World Vision Australia chief advocate Tim Costello today called on the Australian Government to immediately close its inhumane offshore detention centres and bring those people being detained to Australia.

Alliance calls on Australian Government to Lead the Way in Protecting Displaced Children

Thursday, September 21, 2017

A coalition of NGOs is calling on the Australian Government to lead the way in protecting child refugees and migrants, when two ground-breaking compacts are discussed at the United Nations General Assembly this week