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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.

Australia-USA partnership with World Vision to improve literacy

Thursday, November 17, 2011

World Vision Australia today welcomed the announcement by President Obama and Prime Minister Gillard of a new partnership between Australian and US government agencies and World Vision to improve the reading skills of school children in developing nations.

Remember Haiti, even in the midst of floods

Monday, January 17, 2011

Australians glued to their televisions watching the dark tide of floodwaters in Queensland may remember the earthquake that flattened the capital of Haiti, Port au Prince, one year ago and killed more than 200,000 people.

Aid agencies ready to help in Sudan if referendum erupts into conflict

Friday, January 7, 2011

Seldom is there a warning of a looming crisis. Natural disasters come as a shock to everyone. However as Africa's largest nation prepares for a critical referendum, people in many parts of Sudan already know that their future is precarious. Many are already moving from the most volatile districts as both North and South Sudanese face this critical juncture.

What about our relations with the rest of the world?

Monday, August 9, 2010

Regardless of who wins the election, in the days following August 21, we are guaranteed to hear about a congratulatory call from US President Obama. The Prime Minister and the President will discuss the war in Afghanistan, and undoubtedly our ‘special relationship’ with ‘our closest ally’ the United States will be reaffirmed.