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In the dark still about how much Australia will help the world’s most vulnerable

Monday, December 17, 2018

A pre-Christmas Government budget update has failed to shed light on Australia’s true commitment to helping vulnerable communities at risk of poverty, food insecurity, displacement, war and climate change. ​

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.

As Our Wallets Get Bigger Our Hearts Get Smaller

Monday, May 14, 2018

The 2018 Federal Budget revealed an even uglier picture of Australia’s miserly approach to the poorest people in the world. A further $141 million was cut from the aid budget. This was on top of the $303 million slashed last year. As Australia becomes richer, we give less, even as other less affluent countries give more.

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.

Australia’s Global Rights Carry Global Duties

Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Australia cannot convincingly preach adherence to international norms while spurning international obligations and making up its own rules when it chooses.

High Hopes Dashed as Australia's Generous Soul Keeps Shrinking

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

This year, World Vision was hoping for a visionary budget. Instead, Australia’s dwindling foreign aid funding demonstrated dumb economics and provided stark evidence of Australia’s moral famine.

Coalition trumps US with double the aid cuts

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Tonight’s $303 million aid cuts mean the Abbott-Turnbull Government have now cut the Australian aid budget by more than 50 per cent of what was promised – more than double the size of the proposed US cuts, World Vision Chief Advocate Tim Costello said today.

A Visionary Budget Would Invest in Aid

Friday, May 5, 2017

World Vision is calling for Australian aid to be prioritised in next week’s Federal Budget, as a reflection of Australia’s priorities and values.

World Vision welcomes ALP pledge to reverse aid cut

Saturday, May 21, 2016

World Vision welcomes the Australian Labor Party’s pledge, if elected, to reverse the latest $224 million cut in Australia’s aid announced in this year’s federal budget.

Tim Costello Calls for an End to Aid Cuts Madness

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

World Vision Chief Executive, Tim Costello has called for an end to the ‘madness of endless aid cuts’ following the Turnbull Government’s decision to further slash the Australian aid budget to its lowest level ever in the nation’s history.