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New Report: World's Refugee Crisis Worsens as 44,000 Flee Homes Daily

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

A new report has revealed a drastic spike in the number of people in the world forced to flee their homes. Globally the number of forcibly displaced people has risen almost three million to 68.5 million in the past year.

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.

Bishop Curry's Royal Message of Love Exposes our own Deep Flaws

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Rev Michael Curry’s sermon from the Windsor Chapel pulpit rang an exhilarating bell in the staid Royal congregation. Here was something living and breathing inside something that people felt needed life and breath. Love is the only way. Everyone matters. And that includes the poor and the downtrodden.

Five Things the Australian Government Should do to be a Global Compacts Leader

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Globally, developing nations – who have financial and security struggles of their own – host 84 per cent of the world’s refugees. Wealthy nations, including Australia, should be doing far more to support displaced people.

Call for Government to rule out further aid cuts

Thursday, March 29, 2018

World Vision Australia is calling on the Federal Government to rule out further cuts to an already depleted aid budget.

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.

Bring Out Your Bears for Children of South Sudan

Tuesday, January 30, 2018

Australia’s largest non-government humanitarian organisation, World Vision, is urging people to donate a teddy bear, in support of children fleeing violence in South Sudan.

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.