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World Vision urges global leaders to back UN's humanitarian response plan for coronavirus

Thursday, March 26, 2020

World Vision welcomes the UN’s COVID-19 Global Humanitarian Response plan, launched today. The UN is calling for US $2 billion (AUS $3.3 billion) for a global response and has highlighted the devastating impact a coronavirus outbreak could have in countries already struggling with humanitarian crises.​ World Vision is urging global leaders to back the UN’s plan and support aid groups that have field workers on the ground in vulnerable areas. The organisation’s experts warn the outbreak could cripple children’s education, and result in increased hunger, poverty and violence.

When is a Halloween Costume More Than Just Child’s Play?

Friday, November 1, 2019

I have always thought that when it comes to dressing up for Halloween we should let kids be kids. Adults tend to ruin everything.

Geelong Cats boast Australia’s most generous footy supporters

Friday, June 21, 2019

World Vision launches new ‘Generosity Ladder’ in lead-up to tax time Their team is already leading the footy ladder and now Cats supporters are kicking goals in another prestigious new scoreboard that ranks the most generous AFL fans.

World Vision Joins Global Day of Prayer to End Famine in East Africa

Wednesday, May 10, 2017

Australians are being called to join a global day of prayer aimed at mobilising millions of Christians’ support for international efforts to prevent the mass starvation of children and their communities in Somalia, South Sudan, Yemen and Nigeria.

World Vision Says it’s Not Smart to Fight Terrorism by Cutting Aid

Monday, May 8, 2017

“It’s not smart to fight terrorism by cutting aid,” World Vision Australia’s Chief Advocate Tim Costello said today. Mr Costello warned continuing cuts to Australian aid will only further undermine impoverished communities and is not the way to fight terrorism.

Google Impact Challenge: innovation could protect millions

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

World Vision Australia is a finalist in the 2016 Google Impact Challenge, with an innovation in fire detection technology that could protect millions of people living in the world’s slums.

World Vision appoints digital leader as first female CEO

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

One of the Australian finance sector’s leaders of digital transformation, Claire Rogers, will succeed long-serving CEO, Tim Costello, as chief executive of the country’s largest international development and humanitarian relief agency, the Chairman of World Vision Australia, George Savvides, announced today.

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