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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.

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 youths once more show determination in the face of the global refugee crisis

Friday, August 17, 2018

World Vision returns this year with the iconic 40 Hour Famine Backpack Challenge (17-19 August) to support refugees worldwide and raise awareness of the global refugee crisis.

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.

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”.

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.

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