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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.

Australia must step up to ease global refugee crisis

Wednesday, December 18, 2019

World Vision has urged the Federal Government to more than double its current intake of refugees to 44,000 people as the world faces a global displacement crisis.

Office Kris Kringle divides Australia

Monday, December 16, 2019

World Vision has conducted its first annual Christmas survey; a wide-ranging poll across Australia about views and attitudes towards the festive season.

Miss World contestants join World Vision in calling for world peace this Christmas

Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Three Miss World Australia contestants have stepped out in support of World Vision’s campaign for Peace on Earth this Christmas, after a sobering report on the devastating impact of conflict and violence on children and families worldwide. Miss World Australia 2017 Esma Voloder (VIC), Miss World Australia 2018 Taylah Cannon (NSW) and 2019 runner-up Jenayah Elliott (WA) are supporting the charity’s inaugural Peace on Earth Pledge, which gives Australians the opportunity to contribute to world peace via an online campaign.

Calls for action on Australia’s ‘blind spots’ on UN Rights of the Child

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Human rights leaders, youth ambassadors and academics are calling for action today to improve child rights, marking 30 years since the since the formation of the United Nations (UN) Convention on the Rights of the Child.

International Day Of The Girl: Achievements And Renewed Commitments

Friday, October 11, 2019

At World Vision Australia, we are committed to protecting and empowering the worlds most vulnerable poeple. Of the 70.8 million forcibly displaced people worldwide, approximately 80 percent are women and children.

Children now have the power to choose their sponsor

Saturday, September 21, 2019

World Vision Launches ChosenTM, Ushers in a New Era of Child Sponsorship

Young adults living in the age of anxiety - new study reveals global trends of Millennials and Generation Z

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Most young people feel connected but lonely and four in ten are gripped by anxiety about money and career paths, a new global study has found. World Vision and US-based research company Barna Group have revealed a sneak peak into the survey of more than 15,000 people aged 18 to 35, in 25 countries including Australia, revealing trends among the world’s first truly global generation. The full research, which forms the basis of The Connected Generation project, will be launched at a series of special events in Australia in October in a partnership between Barna Group, World Vision and Alpha Australia.

40 HOUR FAMINE: Aussie youth trade 40 hours of student life for refugee children

Friday, September 6, 2019

Schools across Australia are buzzing with youthful idealism as students prepare to step in the shoes of a refugee by forgoing their daily luxuries and trading 40 hours of student life for young refugees around the world. The nation’s youth will be uniting with thousands of other Australians by taking on the 40 Hour Famine Backpack Challenge (6 to 8 September) and will commit to living out of a backpack with only the essentials to help raise funds for the biggest humanitarian emergency of their generation, the global refugee crisis.

World Vision farewells Chief Advocate, Tim Costello

Friday, June 7, 2019

One of the country’s most loved social justice advocates is stepping down after 15 years serving Australia’s largest humanitarian organisation, World Vision Australia. ​