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Monsoon Landslides Wreak Havoc for Cox's Bazar Refugees

Wednesday, June 13, 2018

The catastrophe World Vision and other aid agencies have long warned about is unfolding in Cox’s Bazar, Bangladesh, as heavy rains lash the world’s largest, most densely populated refugee camp.

Heartbroken for the Lost Children of Nauru

Friday, June 1, 2018

In 145 days, Australia will celebrate International Children's Day. My hope is that, by then, Australia's shame and the lost children of Nauru will be things of the past, and the children and their families will be resettled, safe and free.

Urgent Need for Leadership on the Rohingya Crisis

Thursday, February 8, 2018

If there is no change, there is no way to avoid this living hell. The crisis is complex and solutions need to be multi-layered but international governments can act. They can find ways to support Bangladesh, find solutions to this crisis so that the suffering and deaths of more Rohingyans can be averted.

No Quick Fix for Australia's Kids Stuck Between Two Worlds

Thursday, February 8, 2018

Sending members of so-called African ‘gangs' back to South Sudanese violence and tribalism for a stint is more likely harden them and produce more radicalised, difficult Australians if they return.

Manus – The Purgatory Made in Australia

Thursday, January 18, 2018

In terms of physical suffering, fear and desperation, there was no comparison. But if Cox’s Bazar brought to mind the gates of hell, then Manus was a purgatory – made in Australia.

The Spirit of Christmas

Friday, December 22, 2017

An unprecedented number of children are vulnerable this Christmas, with the world facing four enormous, ongoing and mostly ignored crises causing record numbers of people to be displaced, World Vision Australia chief advocate, Reverend Tim Costello said today.

World Vision Cautiously Welcomes Rohingya Pact

Friday, November 24, 2017

World Vision cautiously welcomes an initial agreement for the possible repatriation of hundreds of thousands of Rohingya refugees from Rakhine State.

Help Us Close The Gates of Hell - Tim Costello

Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Refugee conditions in Bangladesh are like looking at “the gates of hell” World Vision Chief Advocate Tim Costello said this morning.

The Credibility Gap in Australia’s Human Rights Bid

Monday, October 16, 2017

With the imminent announcement of Australia’s successful bid for the UN Human Rights Council, World Vision Australia chief advocate Tim Costello today called on the Australian Government to immediately close its inhumane offshore detention centres and bring those people being detained to Australia.

6 Million Displaced in Two Years – World Vision calls for Increased Intake of Refugees

Friday, September 8, 2017

Two years ago the Australian government showed genuine humanitarian leadership in welcoming an emergency intake of an extra 12,000 Syrian refugees but for millions the crisis continues, World Vision Director of Policy and Advocacy, Susan Anderson said today.