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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.

World Vision welcomes new aid for Africa

Friday, July 22, 2016

World Vision Australia welcomes the federal government’s commitment of $17.5 million to support people suffering from severe hunger and malnutrition in South Sudan, Somalia and the Lake Chad basin.

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.

Reconciling faith with political power

Monday, January 5, 2015

Julian Burnside is puzzled by Scott Morrison's faith. Burnside examines Morrison's maiden speech to Parliament, in which he stated that his values come from his faith in Jesus, and concludes that Morrison is a hypocrite (Comment, 23/12). Others, including myself, are puzzled that the most Catholic Coalition Cabinet in Australia's history can be so cruel in slashing our aid program – the lowest in our history.

Desperate times for Syrian refugees as food aid suspended

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

The funding of critical relief operations for millions of Syrian refugees is in jeopardy after the UN World Food Programme announced a forced suspension of food vouchers due to a funding crisis.

Independence celebration marred by grave crisis in South Sudan: Costello

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

More than a quarter of a million children in South Sudan are now at risk of malnutrition as the country marks the third anniversary of independence, World Vision Australia’s chief executive said today.

West Africa Food Crisis Appeal

Monday, March 19, 2012

A food crisis in West Africa is rapidly escalating with around 15 million people in need of food assistance and some now surviving on wild leaves and animal feed.

Aid agency welcomes government’s move to strengthen food security in Africa

Friday, October 28, 2011

Word Vision Australia welcomes the Federal Government’s move to establish a new research centre for food security and commends the government on taking a significant step towards tackling the global food crisis which has trapped one billion people in hunger.

Costello, Gilchrist urge CHOGM leaders to hit hunger for six

Monday, October 24, 2011

Australian cricketer Adam Gilchrist and World Vision Australia CEO Tim Costello today urged leaders attending the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) this week in Perth to step up to the plate and address world hunger.

G20 urged to tackle the risk of another global food security crisis

Wednesday, November 10, 2010

Aid agency World Vision has urged G20 countries meeting in Seoul to take urgent action to avoid a repeat of the global food crisis of 2008, which thrust an additional 100 million people worldwide below the poverty line.