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A boom for philanthropy?

Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Western Australia is at an unprecedented point in history. It sits at the centre of a resources boom, perfectly placed in the region during the “Asian century” and blessed by social and political stability.

Kenya to be first country to sign new charter to end extreme hunger

Saturday, September 24, 2011

Kenya will be the first country to sign a ground-breaking charter that would make deadly food crises like the one gripping East Africa a thing of the past.

Put people before politics to save lives in Somalia, urge agencies

Thursday, September 22, 2011

Lives must be put before politics in famine-affected Somalia, a group of 20 aid agencies said today in an open letter.

New psychological first aid guide to strengthen humanitarian relief

Friday, August 19, 2011

Today, on World Humanitarian Day, the World Health Organization (WHO), the War Trauma Foundation (WTF) and World Vision International (WVI) will release a new tool for aid workers called the Psychological First Aid Guide for Fieldworkers.

Not-for-Profit sector welcomes Labor’s commitment to sector reforms

Monday, August 9, 2010

The Not-for-profit (NFP) sector welcomed Labor’s announcement today that it would establish an Office for the Not-For-Profit Sector and, if elected, would implement other recommendations of the Productivity Commission’s report released in February.

Helping hand will fit like a glove in cabinet

Monday, August 2, 2010

In an election campaign so far devoid of foreign policy initiatives, the bipartisan commitment to growing Australia’s aid budget is gratifying. Yet the increasing portfolio size and need for rigorous oversight across AusAID’s development efforts points squarely to the need for a Cabinet-level minister for overseas aid.

World Vision Australia commended for transparent reporting

Friday, May 7, 2010

The nation’s largest aid agency, World Vision Australia, was last night commended for the openness of its reporting and was announced the winner of the 2009 PricewaterhouseCoopers Transparency Awards.

Government should upgrade climate change position after CPRS failure: NGO coalition

Thursday, August 13, 2009

The Prime Minister Kevin Rudd has been urged to upgrade Australia’s climate change policy, and take an emissions reduction target of 40% below 1990 levels by 2020 to negotiations in Copenhagen in December.

Window reopened on climate change negotiations

Monday, May 4, 2009

World Vision believes the Government’s announcement today has reopened the window to achieve a global deal on climate change in Copenhagen, which would benefit Australians and the world’s poor.