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“Lucky country” no more: Australians deliver surprising verdict on Australia Day eve

Friday, January 24, 2020

Coming only days before Australia Day and in the wake of catastrophic bushfires, the survey polled more than 1050 Australians on whether they thought Australia would be the “lucky country” for their grandchildren, with 33 per cent saying ‘no’, and a further 42 per cent saying they were no longer sure.

Australia’s leading aid agencies issue plea for urgent action to address rapidly escalating global climate crisis ​

Tuesday, January 21, 2020

Four of Australia’s leading international aid agencies have joined forces to issue an urgent plea to the Federal Government to act swiftly to address the climate crisis, as fires continue to rage across Australia and millions globally face floods, crippling food shortages and other climate-related events.

The World's Generous Bushfire Response Highlights Our Foreign Aid Hypocrisy

Monday, January 20, 2020

Foreign aid is often not the saviour people expect. Instead, it is confronting, a last resort and often received sadly. The reasons countries are given aid -- the traumas, the catastrophes, the crises and the chronic issues -- are often so damaging to individual and collective pride, worth and utility.

World Vision trailblazers shine in Aust Day honours

Saturday, January 26, 2019

Two World Vision humanitarian workers have been honoured for their life’s work in the Australia Day Awards.

We must not abandon Africa: Tim Costello

Monday, June 20, 2016

World Vision chief executive Tim Costello has called on the Australian Government to restore aid funding to Africa with the United Nations warning of large-scale food shortages across southern Africa by next month, fears that almost 50 million people will need food aid by Christmas, and the looming closure of the world’s largest refugee camp.

Global funds to deliver a clean energy future in Ethiopia

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

The Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership (REEEP) and the OPEC Fund for International Development (OFID) are excited to announce three new sustainable energy projects in Ethiopia, Cambodia and Tanzania.

World Vision calls on government to fund climate change adaptation

Thursday, November 8, 2012

The Australian Government must provide increased funding for developing nations trying to cope with the impact of climate change, World Vision Australia said today.

Philippines brace for more rain as tropical storm hits

Tuesday, August 14, 2012

Tropical storm Helen (Kai-Tak) has triggered warnings in seven provinces on the main Philippine island of Luzon, where Manila is located.

Climate reports strengthen action and support efforts

Wednesday, November 30, 2011

In the muddied, often toxic climate change debate, it is difficult from media reports to work out the significance of the latest round of expert findings. But on the eve of the next international climate change forum at Durban in South Africa we have seen in recent weeks the release of three key reports. And what is clear is that each report challenges some of the justifications made for delaying decisive action against climate change.

Poor will pay the price to cut emissions

Wednesday, June 15, 2011

While Australians grapple with the idea of putting a price on carbon and the impact on their fuel and grocery bills, in many developing countries the choice looks more like a trade-off between national development out of poverty and global action to limit climate change.