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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 welcomes recommendations to rebuild aid budget

Thursday, April 4, 2019

Australia’s largest humanitarian organisation World Vision has welcomed a bold recommendation to legislate an aid budget target in the first report of the Joint Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs, Defence and Trade Inquiry into Australia’s aid program.

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.

Call for Government to rule out further aid cuts

Thursday, March 29, 2018

World Vision Australia is calling on the Federal Government to rule out further cuts to an already depleted aid budget.

World Vision welcomes Labor’s first step towards restoring aid budget

Friday, October 16, 2015

World Vision today welcomed the ALP’s pledge to return $40 million to the Australian aid budget as a good first step towards restoring our nation’s commitment to the world’s poor.

Global Goals must guide Australian policy at home and abroad

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Every area of government policy will be touched by the new global compact for development to be adopted by world leaders this week, World Vision Australia chief executive Tim Costello said today.

Zero growth in Australian Aid unfair and unsustainable

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Assuming billions of savings can be harvested from Australia’s aid budget over the next 40 years is not only unfair but will be completely unsustainable according to World Vision Chief Executive, Tim Costello.

Meeting the G20’s growth target: not at the expense of children

Sunday, November 16, 2014

Achieving an extra 2% of global growth must not come at the expense of children and the poor, World Vision said today.

G20 must deliver for the most vulnerable: Tim Costello

Sunday, November 9, 2014

World leaders must look beyond GDP growth numbers to the human impact of their economic reform commitments.

$625m aid cuts will hit those most in need

Sunday, January 19, 2014

The Federal Government’s $625 million aid cuts – including to funds promised to Australian development NGOs – will hit the very programs aimed at helping those most in need, World Vision Australia’s chief executive, Tim Costello, said today.

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