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Australian NGOs to Review Sexual Misconduct Safeguards

Friday, May 25, 2018

World Vision Australia welcomes the independent review aimed at improving the Australian humanitarian sector's processes in the prevention of sexual misconduct.

Call for Government to rule out further aid cuts

Thursday, March 29, 2018

World Vision Australia is calling on the Federal Government to rule out further cuts to an already depleted aid budget.

Building Resilience through Innovation, Learning and Inclusion at APAC Forum

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Building communities’ resilience through innovation, leaning and inclusion will be key to the approach of Australia’s international development sector going forward, according to World Vision’s new CEO Claire Rogers.

Australia retreats from global challenges in hour of need

Thursday, December 11, 2014

There are some things we as a nation want to stop from happening. The continued spread of Ebola, which is delivering a dividend of misery across West Africa, and may eventually reach our shores, is one of them. The suffering of millions of people in Syria and neighbouring countries is another.

$625m aid cuts will hit those most in need

Sunday, January 19, 2014

The Federal Government’s $625 million aid cuts – including to funds promised to Australian development NGOs – will hit the very programs aimed at helping those most in need, World Vision Australia’s chief executive, Tim Costello, said today.

Australia's aid charities need clarity over cuts

Monday, January 13, 2014

Since announcing their $4.5bn cut to Australia’s aid program, the Federal Government have insisted that it is all about ensuring our aid dollars are effectively deployed in the service of Australia’s best interests. In most cases this appears to boil down to encouraging economic development in our poorest neighbours.

New plans give hope to Syrian children

Friday, June 7, 2013

Two new plans to address humanitarian needs arising from the ongoing violence in Syria will be launched in Geneva, Switzerland, today.

Charities must work hard to restore the sacred trust

Monday, March 11, 2013

The Federal Government’s new charities commission should play a key role in promoting transparency across the sector and to expose the unethical practices of the minority.

Despite financial woes we can be more giving

Friday, December 23, 2011

It’s almost Christmas and like many other charities, World Vision is out among the hoards of ‘festive’ shoppers trying to raise money for our Christmas appeal. I have always praised Australians for being an incredibly compassionate and generous lot when it comes to responding to humanitarian disasters, be they floods or fires at home, or earthquakes or famine abroad.

Website focus on charities a timely contribution to a sacred trust

Wednesday, October 26, 2011

The move to make Australia’s charities more accountable with the establishment of a ‘my-school’ type website is to be applauded. Charities such as World Vision, which is Australia’s largest overseas aid and development agency, are built upon a ‘sacred trust’ in which donors expect their hard earned dollars to make a very real difference in the lives of those in need.