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Government on notice: step up for children and families in conflict zones

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Major Australian aid groups today launched a tool that will hold the Australian Government accountable for protecting children and families in conflict zones.

Alliance calls on Australian Government to Lead the Way in Protecting Displaced Children

Thursday, September 21, 2017

A coalition of NGOs is calling on the Australian Government to lead the way in protecting child refugees and migrants, when two ground-breaking compacts are discussed at the United Nations General Assembly this week

Heartbreak and Chaos in Aleppo

Thursday, December 15, 2016

The on-again off-again evacuation of civilians in Aleppo is heartbreaking, when innocent lives can and must be saved, according to World Vision Australia Chief Advocate Tim Costello.

Aid agencies call upon donors to commit funds to save lives in countries hit by El Nino

Thursday, January 7, 2016

A number of the world's leading aid agencies warned that an inadequate response to El Nino would put an already overstretched humanitarian system under intense strain and put tens of millions more people at extreme risk of hunger, homelessness and disease.

Global Goals must guide Australian policy at home and abroad

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Every area of government policy will be touched by the new global compact for development to be adopted by world leaders this week, World Vision Australia chief executive Tim Costello said today.

New report sounds alarm for desperate children caught in conflict

Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Urgent measures are needed to reverse a rapidly deteriorating humanitarian situation and save the children of South Sudan from a desperate plight, a new report by World Vision warns.

Australian Government must do more for Syrian children as risk of radicalisation increases: World Vision

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

The Australian Government must urgently provide more funds to support Syrian families, as the threat of radicalisation continues to haunt children living in the war-torn nation and neighbouring countries, World Vision Australia said today in the lead-up to the fourth anniversary of the Syria conflict.

Governments must step up in new phase of Syrian response

Friday, December 19, 2014

As the conflict in Syria closes out its fourth year, World Vision calls on the Australian Government and donors around the world to commit their fair share to a new UN appeal aiming to assist 18 million people affected by the crisis.

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.

Desperate times for Syrian refugees as food aid suspended

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

The funding of critical relief operations for millions of Syrian refugees is in jeopardy after the UN World Food Programme announced a forced suspension of food vouchers due to a funding crisis.