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Charities must work hard to restore the sacred trust

Monday, March 11, 2013

The Federal Government’s new charities commission should play a key role in promoting transparency across the sector and to expose the unethical practices of the minority.

Fair go a fallacy as self-interest trumps real need

Saturday, February 9, 2013

Ever since the Prime Minister called the election, I’ve had three words repeating in my head. Fair - By - Instinct. That’s how the PM described our nation and it’s an assessment I think most Australians would agree with. Fairness is the cornerstone of our constitution and our national identity. But as we head into an election year, I think we need to ask ourselves whether we really believe in a fair go for all.

Take a stand for the country we want to live in

Monday, December 24, 2012

For many Australians, 2012 has been a year of mixed blessings. The two-speed economy and international uncertainty have created challenges. The rising cost of living lingers in our minds, even keeps some of us awake at night. Our Federal Parliament has become toxic with genuine debate stifled by political interests.

‘Grumpy’ Australia must rekindle its hope

Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Australians have never appeared as grumpy or as disillusioned as they do today, according to World Vision Australia chief executive Tim Costello.

The more we have, the less we enjoy

Tuesday, July 31, 2012

Australians have never appeared as grumpy or as disillusioned as they do today. Amid a prolonged global financial crisis, plunging consumer confidence, job losses, price rises and a toxic political environment, we are losing our sense of optimism.

Financial jitters threaten corporate social responsibility: Tim Costello

Wednesday, June 20, 2012

World Vision Australia chief executive Tim Costello has warned that the global financial crisis is putting the squeeze on corporate social responsibility but is optimistic key Australian business leaders will not abandon their community engagement programs.

Ambitious 30 million dollar expansion to target Pacific poverty

Friday, June 1, 2012

Australia's largest aid and development agency, World Vision, has created a special Brisbane-based office to spearhead an ambitious plan to double its investment in fighting poverty in the Pacific and Timor-Leste.

Catastrophe looms in West Africa as donations dry up

Monday, May 28, 2012

World Vision is facing its greatest fundraising challenge in years as it races to provide aid to some of the 18 million people suffering a food crisis in West Africa.

Logie Nominee Rebecca Gibney urges Australians to support West Africa Food Crisis Appeal

Thursday, April 5, 2012

World Vision Ambassador and Silver Logie Nominee Rebecca Gibney has today released a video statement urging Australians to support the response to an escalating food crisis in West Africa.

Niger communities pushed to the brink as food crisis intensifies

Monday, March 26, 2012

The food crisis in West Africa is pushing communities to the brink as families ration scarce resources of food and sell animals at plummeting prices.