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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.

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.

As last kids leave Nauru, World Vision calls on MPs to back new law for sick refugees detained offshore

Sunday, February 3, 2019

Australia’s leading humanitarian agency, World Vision today welcomed the news that the last kids are coming off Nauru, by calling on Australia’s political leaders to back a new law that guarantees medical transfers for sick refugees trapped in island detention.

Human Rights Day: Rohingya refugee children campaign for protection from violence

Monday, December 10, 2018

Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh —Rohingya children living in the world’s largest refugee camp called today for an end to the routine violence and exploitation that they face—including in their own homes. Lacking official refugee status in Bangladesh, they are particularly vulnerable to abuse, trafficking and child marriage. Children are urging that their rights to safety and protection be recognized and protected.

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.

Australia’s leading NGOs set deadline to get Kids Off Nauru

Monday, August 20, 2018

A coalition of more than 30 organisations has set a 3-month deadline for Australia’s political leaders to remove all children and their families currently being held on Nauru.

Heartbroken for the Lost Children of Nauru

Friday, June 1, 2018

In 145 days, Australia will celebrate International Children's Day. My hope is that, by then, Australia's shame and the lost children of Nauru will be things of the past, and the children and their families will be resettled, safe and free.

Five Things the Australian Government Should do to be a Global Compacts Leader

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Globally, developing nations – who have financial and security struggles of their own – host 84 per cent of the world’s refugees. Wealthy nations, including Australia, should be doing far more to support displaced people.

Australia’s Global Rights Carry Global Duties

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Australia cannot convincingly preach adherence to international norms while spurning international obligations and making up its own rules when it chooses.

Manus – The Purgatory Made in Australia

Thursday, January 18, 2018

In terms of physical suffering, fear and desperation, there was no comparison. But if Cox’s Bazar brought to mind the gates of hell, then Manus was a purgatory – made in Australia.