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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.

Building Resilience through Innovation, Learning and Inclusion at APAC Forum

Tuesday, November 29, 2016

Building communities’ resilience through innovation, leaning and inclusion will be key to the approach of Australia’s international development sector going forward, according to World Vision’s new CEO Claire Rogers.

New York refugee commitment disappointing: World Vision

Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Australia’s commitment to maintain its humanitarian intake at 18,750 was a disappointing response to the world refugee crisis – and still short of the 20,000 refugee intake before the election of Tony Abbott’s Coalition Government, World Vision Australia chief executive Tim Costello said.

World Vision welcomes aid for Africa

Thursday, February 11, 2016

World Vision Australia chief executive Tim Costello has welcomed the Australian Government’s announcement of $15 million for humanitarian assistance to Ethiopia and Somalia, where millions of people are suffering food shortages, but warned that more is needed.

World Vision welcomes new pledges on Syria

Friday, February 5, 2016

World Vision Australia CEO Tim Costello has described Australia’s commitment of an additional $25 million for relief work in Syria and Iraq as “a good start”, and the global pledge of $13.5 billion as “a strong commitment” that must be honoured and followed up with a renewed international push for peace.

Australia must support new deal on Syria

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

World Vision Australia CEO Tim Costello has called on the Australian Government to double its intake of Syrian refugees and double the level of aid for Syrian relief programs.

World Vision welcomes Labor’s first step towards restoring aid budget

Friday, October 16, 2015

World Vision today welcomed the ALP’s pledge to return $40 million to the Australian aid budget as a good first step towards restoring our nation’s commitment to the world’s poor.

Global Goals must guide Australian policy at home and abroad

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Every area of government policy will be touched by the new global compact for development to be adopted by world leaders this week, World Vision Australia chief executive Tim Costello said today.

Aid cuts risk lives, regional stability, and abandon Africa

Tuesday, May 12, 2015

The Federal Government has put both lives and stability in our immediate region at risk with its decision to go ahead with a $1 billion cut to the 2015 Australian aid budget, World Vision CEO, Tim Costello says.