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COVID-19 aid rethink welcome, but must go beyond our immediate region - CEO

Saturday, May 30, 2020

World Vision today welcomed the Australian Government’s plan Partnerships for Recovery which outlines how Australia will support its regional neighbours through COVID-19 but renewed its call that this global crisis requires a global response.

Australia must step up to ease global refugee crisis

Wednesday, December 18, 2019

World Vision has urged the Federal Government to more than double its current intake of refugees to 44,000 people as the world faces a global displacement crisis.

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.

Australia’s Humanitarian Agencies Warn of Impending Mental Health Crisis on Manus

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

A fact-finding mission representing Australian humanitarian agencies has warned of an impending mental health crisis on Manus Island in its report released today.

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.

Australian Children Fear What Syrian Children See

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

A new international survey from World Vision reveals the startling contrast between the fears of children engulfed in the Syrian crisis with those in Australia and safer countries – but also shows heartening evidence that children’s dreams for the future remain intact across the board.

A third of South Sudanese face hunger on anniversary

Friday, July 8, 2016

Australia’s leading aid organisation, World Vision, is warning that up to 4.8 million people in South Sudan are facing hunger.

Refugee detention unworthy of Australia: Tim Costello

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

World Vision Australia chief executive Tim Costello has called on the Australian Government to immediately find a just and humane solution to the issue of refugees being held in indefinite detention on Nauru and Manus Island.

Thank God the Churches have found their voices at the right time

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Last week, churches and church leaders around Australia intervened in the issue of sending asylum seekers, including children, to Nauru, following the High Court decision upholding the government’s legal power to do so.