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Trafficking advocacy in the spotlight with Freedom Award

Thursday, October 17, 2013

World Vision’s renowned anti-trafficking and slavery expert Melissa Stewart has been honoured with a Freedom Award from Anti-Slavery Australia.

Justice campaigner Tim Costello to lead G20 civil initiative

Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Alleviating inequality must be the focus of global economic decisions to ensure no one is left behind when the Group of 20 meet, said the newly appointed chair of the Australian C20 Tim Costello.

World Vision welcomes PM’s anti-slavery commitment

Friday, March 8, 2013

After years of lobbying the government to change the Commonwealth procurement laws to eradicate modern slavery from the supply chain, World Vision today welcomes the Prime Minister's commitment to that process.

Time to empower Pacific women is now

Thursday, March 7, 2013

On the eve of International Women’s Day, World Vision Australia has called on the Australian Government to detail how it plans to spend $320 million earmarked for empowering women across the Pacific region.

Australia's trafficking commitment an opportunity to lead

Tuesday, November 20, 2012

World Vision congratulates the Australian Government’s renewed commitment to tackling human trafficking in the Asia-Pacific region, but the international aid organisation says even more can be done.

World Vision celebrates International Literacy Day

Friday, September 7, 2012

World Vision Australia congratulates the recipients of the inaugural All Children Reading literacy competition, which aims to improve the reading skills of children in developing nations.

Papua New Guinea's future depends on Australia

Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Prime Minister Julia Gillard has just returned from a meeting with Pacific Island leaders where she announced a major aid initiative to tackle gender inequality. We know that promoting gender equity can increase economic prosperity and transform community well-being so the PM’s announcement is a great step forward. But having just visited the Pacific region, I am also struck by the immense challenge that lies ahead for our island neighbours, and the responsibility that Australia must face up to.

PM’s appointment an opportunity for Australia to lead on child health

Thursday, June 21, 2012

World Vision Australia has welcomed the Prime Minister’s appointment as co-chair of the United Nations' Millennium Development Goals Advocacy Group.

Budget: Delay in aid target disappointing

Tuesday, May 8, 2012

The Gillard Government has moved to delay its commitment to boost aid spending to 0.5% of gross national income, a move that will mean $2.9 billion less for the world’s poorest over four years.

Gillard must keep promise to world's poorest

Thursday, April 5, 2012

Despite being one of the wealthiest countries in the world, Australia was last night ranked 13th in aid by the OECD, highlighting the need for Julia Gillard to keep her promise to increase the amount of Australian aid given to poor people around the world.