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World Vision races to disaster zone after hundreds die in Indonesian tsunami

Monday, December 24, 2018

World Vision has dispatched an emergency response team to Sunda Strait to assess the damage following a tsunami that has killed at least 222 people and injured more than 843.

"Ray of hope" for people who depend on us, as Labor puts aid on the agenda

Friday, December 14, 2018

ALP elders have called on their party to restore humanitarian aid ahead of the ALP conference next week. They lamented the damage aid decline has done to Australia’s international reputation — and they are right to do so.

World Vision Chief Advocate Tim Costello to visit Indonesian tsunami-affected area

Wednesday, October 3, 2018

Chief advocate Tim Costello head to Palu as World Vision Australia launches appeal to raise money for thousands impacted by tsunami disaster

Tsunami update: World Vision response

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Concerns increase about growing number of children unaccompanied following the disaster.

World Vision feeds children displaced in tsunami chaos

Monday, October 1, 2018

World Vision has started delivering aid, assessing damage and providing emergency meals to help some of the one million-plus children estimated to be among those who survived Friday’s devastating earthquake and tsunami in Salawesi, Indonesia.

Australia Takes a Lead Role in Fight to Eradicate Malaria

Tuesday, July 3, 2018

We've made great progress reducing the number of malaria cases. But recently we’ve taken our foot off the pedal. Still, a child dies from malaria every two minutes. This week’s Malaria World Congress could not come soon enough.

China May Have Spurred Australia's Aid Spending, But it Will Pay Off

Monday, June 18, 2018

The Government's agreement to fund the undersea cable between Australia and the Solomon Islands demonstrates that the importance and effectiveness of development assistance generally is now dawning on more minds in Canberra.

Bishop Curry's Royal Message of Love Exposes our own Deep Flaws

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Rev Michael Curry’s sermon from the Windsor Chapel pulpit rang an exhilarating bell in the staid Royal congregation. Here was something living and breathing inside something that people felt needed life and breath. Love is the only way. Everyone matters. And that includes the poor and the downtrodden.

A Budget to Lift Election Prospects, But not to Help the World's Poor and Displaced

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

The Coalition Government’s fifth budget last week was carefully calibrated to offer just enough to a discontented electorate to restart the political contest ahead of the poll expected early next year. Yet again Australia’s battered aid program took a hit.

Cricket Ball Tamperers Outrage us, But Pollies Get Away With Cheating on World's Poorest

Thursday, March 29, 2018

As our Federal politicians, many of them with a personal faith, head into their Easter break to contemplate Jesus's teachings, the message of generosity and fairness is as relevant to secular Australia as it is to Christians.