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Australia An International Bludger on Refugees

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

On World Refugee Day, Australia’s largest humanitarian agency, World Vision, calls for Australia to do more to ease human suffering in a world teeming with refugees.

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.

Shot At, Starving and Alone, 9000 Children Flee South Sudan

Thursday, May 18, 2017

International humanitarian agency World Vision is alarmed at the staggering number of unaccompanied children crossing the border into Uganda from war-torn South Sudan. World Vision has documented more than 9000 cases of unaccompanied children entering Uganda over the past 10 months. Unless conflict ceases, the agency warns, Uganda will be soon be home to more than 10,000 unaccompanied refugee children.

Coalition trumps US with double the aid cuts

Tuesday, May 9, 2017

Tonight’s $303 million aid cuts mean the Abbott-Turnbull Government have now cut the Australian aid budget by more than 50 per cent of what was promised – more than double the size of the proposed US cuts, World Vision Chief Advocate Tim Costello said today.

A Visionary Budget Would Invest in Aid

Friday, May 5, 2017

World Vision is calling for Australian aid to be prioritised in next week’s Federal Budget, as a reflection of Australia’s priorities and values.

What Turnbull Needs To Remember When He Meets Donald Trump

Thursday, May 4, 2017

Travelling in Africa recently with an envoy of German chancellor Angela Merkel, I was struck by the differences that have emerged in the international response to suffering – to the plight of millions of Syrians who have fled six devastating years of war, and now as famine rears its terrible head in the Horn of Africa and Yemen.

After The Last Famine In Africa The World Said 'Never Again'. Yet Here We Are, Again.

Thursday, April 6, 2017

Here we go again: another African crisis with 20 million people on the point of starvation -- hunger from South Sudan and Somalia, to Nigeria and Yemen.

Australia Can Do More On Syria: Tim Costello

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

On the anniversary of six years of horrific war in Syria, World Vision Australia chief advocate Tim Costello has urged Australia to continue to agitate for peace and to take more Syrian refugees.

Syria After Six Years of War a Patchwork of Misery

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

As Syria marks six years of civil war, delegations from Russia, Iran and Turkey have arrived in Astana, Kazakhstan, for a third round of peace talks. Syrian rebel groups have stayed away, blaming Russia's unwillingness to end air strikes against civilians in rebel-held areas and its failure to put pressure on the Syrian army to abide by a widely violated ceasefire.

Australian Children Fear What Syrian Children See

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

A new international survey from World Vision reveals the startling contrast between the fears of children engulfed in the Syrian crisis with those in Australia and safer countries – but also shows heartening evidence that children’s dreams for the future remain intact across the board.