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Global Goals prove we’re all ‘aspirational now’

Tuesday, September 29, 2015

Our new PM is right to say there's never been a better time to be Australian but this also means that there's never been a better time for Australia to get on with the job of building a better shared future with our neighbours. Published Huffington Post, 29 September 2015

World Vision warns final MDG report will confirm worst fears

Saturday, July 4, 2015

The final Millennium Development Goals (MDG) progress report (due 6 July) will confirm what many already know: children and their families in fragile states largely did not benefit from the 15 year global initiative to reduce poverty, aid agency World Vision revealed today.

New hope in global plan to end extreme poverty - World Vision

Friday, May 31, 2013

A new global plan to end extreme poverty by 2030 is both bold and achievable, World Vision Australia chief executive Tim Costello said today.

Time to put our hands up for health

Monday, November 12, 2012

The biggest killer of children under five isn’t malaria. It’s not diarrhoea, AIDS or measles. It’s pneumonia. In fact, pneumonia claims more lives than malaria, measles and AIDS combined.

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.

Cheap vitamin supplements could save the lives of thousands of kids each year: report

Monday, October 10, 2011

A vitamin supplement that costs just $1.20 per child, could save the lives of more than 100,000 children under the age of five who die every day due to malnutrition, says a new World Vision report released today.

Australia helps to immunise poor kids against killer diseases

Tuesday, June 14, 2011

World Vision Australia today welcomed the Federal Government’s new commitment to immunising children living in poorer countries against killer diseases such as pneumonia and diarrhoea.

Helping those beyond our shores is good business

Monday, May 30, 2011

Simon McKeon, 2011 Australian of the Year and former World Vision Australia Board Member, suggests that at less than 1% of the recent Federal Budget, Australia's overseas aid program is both the right thing to do and a sound investment, because it's contributing to the economic health and stability of our neighbours.

The moral cost of cutting aid

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

Many Australians think we are the St Vincent de Paul of the world. When disaster strikes Australia responds. When there are poor communities in need we are only too eager to help. It's the Aussie way and perhaps even a responsibility for us as "The Lucky Country".

World Vision urges government to act on midwife crisis

Monday, March 7, 2011

On the eve of the centenary of International Women’s Day, Australia’s largest aid agency called on the Federal Government to help the thousands of women living in poor nations who die unnecessarily in child birth or during pregnancy each year.