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Australian aid agencies welcome $4m Federal grant for Nepal

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Australia’s international aid agencies have welcomed the Federal Government’s swift commitment of $4 million in emergency relief funds for their operations in Nepal following the 7.8-magnitude earthquake which hit on 25 April, 2015.

Honour your promise on aid, Prime Minister

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Australia’s international aid and development agencies invited the Federal Government to renew its commitment to the world’s poorest people, amid speculation that Australia’s aid program is again facing cuts.

It’s our duty to help the lost people of Syria

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Imagine half the suburbs of Australia deserted; comfortable middle-class houses abandoned or burnt out; neighbours, their pets and cars nowhere to be seen. Think what life would be like if we were no longer able to enjoy our own prosperity, to work, to shop or send our children to school.

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.

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.

Kenya to be first country to sign new charter to end extreme hunger

Saturday, September 24, 2011

Kenya will be the first country to sign a ground-breaking charter that would make deadly food crises like the one gripping East Africa a thing of the past.

Put people before politics to save lives in Somalia, urge agencies

Thursday, September 22, 2011

Lives must be put before politics in famine-affected Somalia, a group of 20 aid agencies said today in an open letter.

Build a better South Sudan right from the start: Aid agencies

Wednesday, September 7, 2011

Oxfam Australia and World Vision Australia today urged the Federal Government to support the recommendations of a new joint-agency report on South Sudan, to ensure the people of the world’s newest nation have a hopeful future.

Pakistan floods – freeze debts to allow more money for health

Wednesday, September 1, 2010

International aid agencies Oxfam, Fred Hollows Foundation, and World Vision have joined with delegates at a United Nations’ health conference in Melbourne, Australia to call for the international community to freeze Pakistan’s debt and do more to help the country cope with the devastating effects of widespread flooding

Not-for-Profit sector welcomes Labor’s commitment to sector reforms

Monday, August 9, 2010

The Not-for-profit (NFP) sector welcomed Labor’s announcement today that it would establish an Office for the Not-For-Profit Sector and, if elected, would implement other recommendations of the Productivity Commission’s report released in February.