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Aid cuts risk lives, regional stability, and abandon Africa

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

The Federal Government has put both lives and stability in our immediate region at risk with its decision to go ahead with a $1 billion cut to the 2015 Australian aid budget, World Vision CEO, Tim Costello says.

Stop detention of children: World Vision

Thursday, February 12, 2015

World Vision Australia chief executive, Tim Costello said Australia needs to find ‘a better way’ for dealing with children in families seeking asylum in Australia.

Enough is enough: World Vision condemns aid cuts

Monday, December 15, 2014

The Government’s decision to again slash Australia’s aid budget by $3.7 billion reveals a shocking disregard for the massive challenges facing the world.

Honour your promise on aid, Prime Minister

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Australia’s international aid and development agencies invited the Federal Government to renew its commitment to the world’s poorest people, amid speculation that Australia’s aid program is again facing cuts.

World Vision calls further cuts to foreign aid unthinkable

Monday, December 1, 2014

Amid speculation of further aid cuts, World Vision Australia is calling on the Government to maintain its current funding levels to the Australian aid program, citing potentially devastating consequences for current relief efforts.

Further aid cuts unthinkable as Syria, Iraq conflict escalates

Thursday, October 2, 2014

World Vision Australia chief executive Tim Costello has expressed concern at reports the Australian Government is set to cut foreign aid to help pay for military operations in Iraq and boosted security within Australia.

Slashing foreign aid reflects poorly on Australia

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Much is made of the need for a changed 'mindset' in the budget rhetoric. But what if the decisions outlined in this statement of government priorities appear to change a mindset that is beneficial, even admired?

$625m aid cuts will hit those most in need

Sunday, January 19, 2014

The Federal Government’s $625 million aid cuts – including to funds promised to Australian development NGOs – will hit the very programs aimed at helping those most in need, World Vision Australia’s chief executive, Tim Costello, said today.

Aid decision threatens to put politically expedient choices before improving lives of poor

Friday, September 13, 2013

The Abbott government has wasted no time in reshaping Australia's aid program. Within hours of being sworn in on Wednesday, the new government created confusion around the status of AusAID, the independent agency that has managed Australia's aid program with integrity for more than two decades.

Looking for a better life, not just wealth

Sunday, September 1, 2013

In his inaugural address in 1961, John F. Kennedy famously called on Americans to ''ask not what your country can do for you – ask what you can do for your country''. The leaders of Australia's major political parties, on the other hand, appear to be appealing directly to our self-interest.