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Reconciliation needs a brave approach to First Nations education

Thursday, May 26, 2022

Governments and schools must be brave about making the changes needed to provide all young Australians and their families with the education they deserve on the path to reconciliation, a respected Aboriginal elder says. The call comes as Be Brave. Make Change is the theme of National Reconciliation Week, and following an ALP Federal Government election pledge that will put 60 First Nations Educators in primary schools.

First Nations Families Matter – And Why COAG Must Act

Thursday, October 17, 2019

A new report highlighting a frightening trajectory of First Nations children being removed from their families should compel Australia’s political leaders to act urgently.

Media Statement - World Vision responds to Four Corners

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

World Vision Australia CEO Claire Rogers has expressed deep concern at revelations by ABC’s Four Corners that children as young as 10 are being detained in adult watch houses in deplorable circumstances in Queensland.

Jetstar gives wings to transform lives

Monday, May 30, 2016

World Vision Australia’s largest corporate partner, Jetstar, has passed an incredible milestone, raising $7 million for our work in Australia, New Zealand and across Asia through its StarKids initiative.

Death toll rises in Sri Lanka floods

Friday, May 20, 2016

At least 58 people have been killed, scores more are trapped and 132 people remain missing after landslides and floods devastated parts of Sri Lanka.

Camp encourages Koori youth to speak up

Wednesday, December 8, 2010

A group of well-known Aboriginal media personalities, performers and cultural experts will run a series of workshops today and tomorrow in Sydney to support Koori youth to find their voice.

World Vision applauds new Government funds to improve infant wellbeing in Willowra

Friday, November 20, 2009

World Vision applauds the $2.6 million funding boost the Federal Government announced yesterday to build urgently needed infrastructure for early childhood and adult learning in Willowra, one of central Australia’s most neglected Indigenous communities.

Unblocking the path to home ownership in Mapoon - World Vision's new plan

Tuesday, September 1, 2009

World Vision’s new home ownership project in Far North Queensland’s Mapoon community will help people overcome the barriers to buying their own homes.

BHP Billiton Iron Ore and World Vision help children in the Pilbara

Tuesday, July 21, 2009

A new $5 million BHP Billiton Iron Ore and World Vision partnership will boost care and health activities for hundreds of pre-school aged children in the East Pilbara.

Outback escape can be a better life

Friday, June 5, 2009

Gary Johns (Myth of outback escape is unrealistic, Australian 4June 2009) is wrong to argue that life in the outback is joyless for Indigenous people. For many people it is a peaceful, happier and healthier existence. Of course for some it isn’t. But this is no different to urban life which is good for some but not everyone.