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As last kids leave Nauru, World Vision calls on MPs to back new law for sick refugees detained offshore

Sunday, February 3, 2019

Australia’s leading humanitarian agency, World Vision today welcomed the news that the last kids are coming off Nauru, by calling on Australia’s political leaders to back a new law that guarantees medical transfers for sick refugees trapped in island detention.

Greater grant aid, not loans, needed for Pacific development

Monday, October 29, 2018

World Vision Australia welcomes the Australian Labor Party’s commitment to focus Australia’s development efforts on the Pacific, and return the aid portfolio to Cabinet.

Manus Crisis will not end with Forced Removal

Friday, November 24, 2017

The refugee crisis on Manus will not end with the forced removal of refugees and asylum seekers from the former detention centre, a fact-finding mission being conducted under the auspices of the peak body for Australia’s international aid agencies, the Australian Council for International Development, warned today.

It takes a world to eliminate violence against children: World Vision CEO on White Balloon Day

Friday, September 8, 2017

A worldwide commitment is needed to eliminate all forms of violence against children, including sexual abuse, World Vision CEO Claire Rogers said today.

Efforts to end violence against children cost global economy 9 trillion dollars and hampered by shortage of global investment

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Over one billion children each year are impacted by violence, yet less than $1.4bn worldwide is allocated towards initiatives to keep children safe from harm.

World Vision ready to assist in wake of Cyclone Lusi

Friday, March 14, 2014

International humanitarian agency World Vision is on standby ready to assist after Cyclone Lusi has left six people dead.

Time to empower Pacific women is now

Thursday, March 7, 2013

On the eve of International Women’s Day, World Vision Australia has called on the Australian Government to detail how it plans to spend $320 million earmarked for empowering women across the Pacific region.

Pacific reaches crossroads, calls for new humanitarian engagement

Friday, June 1, 2012

For many Australians when they think of the Pacific they think of island paradises, cruises, and white sandy beaches. The reality, for the people of the Pacific, is starkly different. Some four million people across the Pacific, almost half of the entire population, are living in poverty. And tragically in some countries the numbers of child deaths and malnourishment near those of sub-Saharan Africa.

Schools neglect Pacific cultures

Monday, February 27, 2012

The new ACARA geography curriculum fails to include any study of our own Pacific region. Despite our important trade, aid, migration, sporting, military and tourism links with countries like Papua New Guinea, Fiji, New Zealand and the Solomon Islands, the region is never explicitly mentioned.