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War in the Garden of Eden

Wednesday, March 8, 2017

While the battle for West Mosul rages from house to house, tens of thousands of people displaced by the fighting are filling camps around the city. Most arrive with just the clothes on their backs. Some are barefoot. Many have suffered years of unimaginable misery. Yet they are the lucky ones. They have survived.

Australia Needs to be Open to the World in Troubled Times

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Right now Australians are probably more concerned - and perhaps more nervous - about international affairs than they have been for a long time.

South Sudan a Forgotten War: Tim Costello

Thursday, February 2, 2017

Following days of heavy artillery landing on both sides of the Nile, World Vision South Sudan and partners have been forced to relocate staff and suspend lifesaving humanitarian operations in Wau Shilluk, in the upper Nile region located of South Sudan. The situation remains tense.

Turnbull Government must seal the deal on asylum seekers

Thursday, February 2, 2017

World Vision Australia chief advocate Tim Costello has urged the Australian Government to seal the deal on asylum-seekers on Manus Island and Nauru with new US President Donald Trump – and also reveal its plans for asylum seekers not accepted by the US.

World Vision CEO and Chief Advocate call on Australians to drive out the darkness from Syria

Tuesday, December 20, 2016

World Vision’s CEO, Claire Rogers, and Chief Advocate Tim Costello are making an urgent appeal for Australians to help ‘drive out the darkness’ in Syria as the agency launches a massive relief operation for the tens of thousands currently fleeing Aleppo.

Heartbreak and Chaos in Aleppo

Thursday, December 15, 2016

The on-again off-again evacuation of civilians in Aleppo is heartbreaking, when innocent lives can and must be saved, according to World Vision Australia Chief Advocate Tim Costello.

Aleppo inaction shames us all: Tim Costello

Tuesday, December 13, 2016

World Vision Australia is appalled by reports of mass executions and ongoing violence against civilians, including tens of thousands of children, in the Syrian city of Aleppo.

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.

Looking The Other Way Is No Longer An Option

Monday, September 19, 2016

"You may choose to look the other way but you can never say again that you did not know." -- William Wilberforce, to the English parliament, 1789. Wilberforce was speaking of slavery in his dogged pursuit of abolition, but more than two centuries later, we are no strangers to looking the other way when it suits us, as it often does.

Suffer the little Syrian children: One year after the death of Alan Kurdi

Thursday, September 1, 2016

One year ago, September 2, 2015, the image of three-year-old Alan Kurdi’s lifeless body lying face down on a Turkish beach flashed around the world. It smashed our hearts and, for a while, it seemed the world cared just a little more about the millions of refugees, half of them children, who have fled the war in Syria.