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World Vision rallies Australians and businesses for Nepal Earthquake

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Some of Australia’s leading businesses have rallied to World Vision’s call to support its urgent relief efforts in Nepal following the devastation of the recent earthquake.

Tim Costello pays tribute to visionary humanitarian Malcolm Fraser

Friday, March 20, 2015

World Vision Australia chief executive Tim Costello has expressed his deep sorrow at the passing of former Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser.

Australians can give the gift of letting kids be kids this Christmas

Monday, December 1, 2014

This Christmas, World Vision is encouraging Australians to help protect vulnerable children from poverty and exploitation so they can enjoy the freedom all children should enjoy – of just being kids.

$4m Microsoft partnership aids World Vision’s fight against poverty

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Microsoft and World Vision Australia are joining forces in the fight against global poverty with a $4 million software donation that will strengthen World Vision’s technology capability and enhance its supporters’ experience.

The vision to give kids a real future

Monday, January 13, 2014

I sponsor a number of children through World Vision, one of whom is a 10-year-old girl in Zimbabwe called Tatendra, whom I have sponsored for half her life now. Like News Corp columnist Tim Blair, I receive letters and pictures from her once or twice a year that are up on my wall. As I was in Zimbabwe with World Vision in 2010, I had the privilege of visiting her in her community.

Blankets, winter supplies distributed as Syrians battle cold

Sunday, December 15, 2013

World Vision has launched an urgent distribution of blankets, tarps, rubber boots, socks and winter hats as millions of displaced Syrians battle heavy snow, torrential rain and heavy winds with the onset of winter.

Bill Gates agrees – Foreign aid is a great investment

Tuesday, May 28, 2013

World Vision welcomes Bill Gates’ emphatic reminder about the benefits of foreign aid and the role of innovation in tackling some of the most common causes of preventable deaths in the developing world.

The budget axe must not fall on vital foreign aid

Monday, May 13, 2013

In the lead-up to federal budget day, advocates representing a wide variety of interests are coming out of the woodwork to plead their cause. No one wants their industry or sector to be affected by what now seems like inevitable cuts to government spending. But most of these campaigners are lobbying for their own patch.

PNG needs some of our Anzac spirit

Saturday, April 6, 2013

As we approach Anzac Day, Australians are prompted to reflect on our national character. Drawing on events far from our shores close to a century ago, we lay claim to a particular combination of traits: mateship, pulling together, and brave sacrifice.