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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 G20 Statement - CEO

Friday, March 27, 2020

World Vision today welcomed the “whatever it takes” approach to the extraordinary G20 leaders’ special summit overnight.

Medevac Repeal Disappointing - World Vision

Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Australia took a backward and inhumane step when it comes to basic human rights with the repeal of the Medevac Bill, World Vision’s Head of Policy and Advocacy, Andrew White said today.

Syrian Children Fear Return to War Torn Homeland

Friday, March 15, 2019

War is the biggest fear for most children, global survey reveals

Refugee advocates, lawyers and human rights groups unite in rejecting Government’s medical panel proposal

Monday, February 4, 2019

A Government proposal to address the medical crisis engulfing critically ill refugees detained offshore has been firmly rejected as window dressing on the existing unconscionable process which has seen 12 people die in offshore detention in the past five years.

Parents inspire children to be compassionate this Christmas

Monday, December 17, 2018

Australian children are thinking outside their own worlds this Christmas and tying their messages of hope for refugee children onto a wall full of donated fluffy toys at World Vision Australia’s Lost Toy Store art installation.

Lost Toy installation bring world’s displaced children into Aussie kids’ Christmas whirlwind

Tuesday, December 11, 2018

A dilapidated soccer ball, a well-worn teddy and a toy truck fashioned from a bottle and thongs forms part of a World Vision Australia pop up art installation in Melbourne highlighting the plight of the world’s 30 million displaced children.

World Vision's newest Goodwill Ambassador Tom Phillips shines a light on the world's displaced children this Christmas

Friday, December 7, 2018

Collingwood Football Club player and World Vision Goodwill Ambassador, Tom Phillips will today meet students from St Bernard’s Primary School in Melbourne, to share with them his recent trip to Rwanda and show lost toys from around the world.

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.

End the suffering on Nauru:World Vision

Thursday, November 1, 2018

World Vision CEO Claire Rogers has called on the government to immediately end the suffering of the children trapped on Nauru and bring them to Australia without delay.

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