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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.

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.

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.

World Vision Backs UNICEF Call for a national children's agenda

Thursday, November 1, 2018

Australia’s leading humanitarian agency World Vision has backed a call for a national policy and implementation agenda for Australia’s children and young people.

Nauru refugee tipping point – politicians must act

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Politicians should heed the overwhelming public demand for an urgent resolution of the humanitarian crisis that has trapped refugee children on Nauru for more than five years, World Vision Australia says.

Peak doctors' group backs call for #KidsOffNauru

Thursday, September 20, 2018

Australia's largest humanitarian organisation has welcomed the Australian Medical Association’s demand for Prime Minister Scott Morrison to urgently move to safety refugee children and their families trapped on Nauru.

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.

Nearly 700 Child Soldiers Freed in South Sudan

Thursday, February 8, 2018

The first of 700 child soldiers caught up in the conflict in South Sudan have been released today in a major breakthrough for World Vision’s reunification and reintegration work in the troubled African state.

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

Heartbreak and Chaos in Aleppo

Thursday, December 15, 2016

The on-again off-again evacuation of civilians in Aleppo is heartbreaking, when innocent lives can and must be saved, according to World Vision Australia Chief Advocate Tim Costello.

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