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COVID-19 aid rethink welcome, but must go beyond our immediate region - CEO

Saturday, May 30, 2020

World Vision today welcomed the Australian Government’s plan Partnerships for Recovery which outlines how Australia will support its regional neighbours through COVID-19 but renewed its call that this global crisis requires a global response.

“Lucky country” no more: Australians deliver surprising verdict on Australia Day eve

Friday, January 24, 2020

Coming only days before Australia Day and in the wake of catastrophic bushfires, the survey polled more than 1050 Australians on whether they thought Australia would be the “lucky country” for their grandchildren, with 33 per cent saying ‘no’, and a further 42 per cent saying they were no longer sure.

Australia’s leading aid agencies issue plea for urgent action to address rapidly escalating global climate crisis ​

Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Four of Australia’s leading international aid agencies have joined forces to issue an urgent plea to the Federal Government to act swiftly to address the climate crisis, as fires continue to rage across Australia and millions globally face floods, crippling food shortages and other climate-related events.

World Vision trailblazers shine in Aust Day honours

Saturday, January 26, 2019

Two World Vision humanitarian workers have been honoured for their life’s work in the Australia Day Awards.

We must not abandon Africa: Tim Costello

Monday, June 20, 2016

World Vision chief executive Tim Costello has called on the Australian Government to restore aid funding to Africa with the United Nations warning of large-scale food shortages across southern Africa by next month, fears that almost 50 million people will need food aid by Christmas, and the looming closure of the world’s largest refugee camp.

Global funds to deliver a clean energy future in Ethiopia

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

The Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership (REEEP) and the OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) are excited to announce three new sustainable energy projects in Ethiopia, Cambodia and Tanzania.

World Vision calls on government to fund climate change adaptation

Thursday, November 8, 2012

The Australian Government must provide increased funding for developing nations trying to cope with the impact of climate change, World Vision Australia said today.

Delivery of short term climate funds for poor nations signals hope for the future

Monday, December 13, 2010

World Vision Australia has welcomed the progress report on Australia's fast-start finance commitments released today by The Hon Greg Combet at the UN climate talks in Cancún, Mexico.

World Vision CEO Tim Costello accepts position on Gillard’s climate change roundtable

Monday, October 18, 2010

As a global agency dealing with people in poverty who depend on the health of their local environments to survive, World Vision appreciates the opportunity to be involved in the Federal Government’s stakeholder roundtable on climate change.

Aid agency welcomes Lord Stern's call to take action on climate change and poverty

Thursday, September 2, 2010

World Vision Australia has welcomed Lord Nicholas Stern’s statement today in Canberra that poverty and the management of climate change are the two defining features of our generation

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