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Australian aid agencies welcome $4m Federal grant for Nepal

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Australia’s international aid agencies have welcomed the Federal Government’s swift commitment of $4 million in emergency relief funds for their operations in Nepal following the 7.8-magnitude earthquake which hit on 25 April, 2015.

Australian Government must do more for Syria: World Vision says on eve of Kuwait conference

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Children facing their fifth year of war need to be the focus of a major conference for Syria this week, humanitarian agency World Vision said today. Ahead of today’s donor conference in Kuwait (March 31), the humanitarian relief, development and advocacy organisation has issued a desperate plea, publicly and privately, to governments who will be attending, including the Australian Government.

Aid to help Vanuatu today and tomorrow

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Humanitarian agency World Vision welcomes the Australian Government’s allocation of funds to support emergency response and recovery efforts in Vanuatu after Cyclone Pam.

Government’s innovationXchange case for increasing aid budget

Monday, March 23, 2015

The Foreign Minister’s innovationXchange – to be launched today – puts forward a compelling case for maintaining or increasing the overseas aid budget, aid and development agency World Vision said today.

Tim Costello pays tribute to visionary humanitarian Malcolm Fraser

Friday, March 20, 2015

World Vision Australia chief executive Tim Costello has expressed his deep sorrow at the passing of former Prime Minister Malcolm Fraser.

World Vision welcomes Australian Government action on Cyclone Pam

Sunday, March 15, 2015

Humanitarian agency World Vision welcomes the Australian Government’s initial package of aid to Vanuatu, announced Sunday 15 March, in the wake of devastating damage caused by Cyclone Pam.

Zero growth in Australian Aid unfair and unsustainable

Thursday, March 5, 2015

Assuming billions of savings can be harvested from Australia’s aid budget over the next 40 years is not only unfair but will be completely unsustainable according to World Vision Chief Executive, Tim Costello.

Protection of women is everybody’s concern this International Women’s Day

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Men and boys need to champion the rights of women if violence against women and girls in Australia and around the world is ever to be eradicated World Vision has urged.

Australian Government must do more for Syrian children as risk of radicalisation increases: World Vision

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

The Australian Government must urgently provide more funds to support Syrian families, as the threat of radicalisation continues to haunt children living in the war-torn nation and neighbouring countries, World Vision Australia said today in the lead-up to the fourth anniversary of the Syria conflict.

Stop detention of children: World Vision

Thursday, February 12, 2015

World Vision Australia chief executive, Tim Costello said Australia needs to find ‘a better way’ for dealing with children in families seeking asylum in Australia.