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The huddled masses have never been in greater need. What we will do about it?

Friday, July 1, 2016

No matter how Australia votes this weekend, there is an issue that must be resolved; the fate of the 1300 plus souls we have chosen to warehouse on Nauru and Manus Island, places that have become outposts of detention and despair.

New International Development role welcomed – World Vision

Monday, July 1, 2013

World Vision Australia has welcomed the Government’s appointment of The Hon Melissa Parke MP to the newly created international development portfolio.

Myanmar deserves all our support

Tuesday, February 7, 2012

I recently returned from Myanmar. The last time I was in the impoverished country it was in the wake of Cyclone Nargis in 2008. What I saw then was utter devastation, what I experienced was extreme frustration.

Asia-Pacific aid boost makes sense

Wednesday, November 30, 2011

It took the international ‘summit season’, a visit by President Obama and the prospect of a reversal on our ban on sales of uranium to India to finally put foreign affairs on the national political landscape.

Dollar-for-dollar hope for the Horn of Africa

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Media coverage has swirled around virtually every movement of Foreign Minister Kevin Rudd. Yet amid the substantial media coverage, last week there was one announcement that got rather scant attention: the Federal Government’s commitment to match the donations of individuals to Australian aid agencies responding the East African famine, dollar for dollar, during October and November.

Australian farming expertise can lead fight against hunger

Monday, October 24, 2011

Australian farming know-how could form a key part of the Commonwealth Heads of Governments Meeting (CHOGM) response to the global food crisis, according to a new World Vision report.

Dollar-For-Dollar initiative boosts donations for African crisis

Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Australians are responding to the continued dire situation in East Africa, giving about $200,000 in less than a week since the Federal Government’s offer to match private giving.

Australian aid boost critical as East Africa crisis worsens

Wednesday, October 5, 2011

World Vision Australia has welcomed the Federal Government's move to boost aid to the crisis in East Africa, warning the famine continues to worsen with 3.3 million people in Somalia now in desperate need of lifesaving assistance.

World Vision welcomes aid review's focus on saving lives

Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Changes announced by the federal government to ensure Australia's aid program saved more lives through proven programs were welcomed by the nation's biggest development agency,World Vision Australia.

World Vision welcomes additional funding for Pakistan

Friday, September 17, 2010

World Vision has welcomed the additional $40 million committed to the Pakistan floods, announced today by Foreign Affairs Minister Kevin Rudd.