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All Children Reading: A Grand Challenge For Development Announces Winners Of Literacy Innovations Competition

Wednesday, February 4, 2015

The All Children Reading: A Grand Challenge for Development (ACR GCD) partners are pleased to announce 14 new grantees in 2015. These winners represent the most promising, creative and impactful solutions in literacy innovations and were chosen from a competitive process that elicited 213 proposals from 50 countries.

World Vision welcomes humanitarian funding for Iraq

Monday, January 5, 2015

As more than 2 million internally displaced people face the harsh realities of winter in Iraq, World Vision welcomes a further $5 million from the Australian Government towards humanitarian aid.

Governments must step up in new phase of Syrian response

Friday, December 19, 2014

As the conflict in Syria closes out its fourth year, World Vision calls on the Australian Government and donors around the world to commit their fair share to a new UN appeal aiming to assist 18 million people affected by the crisis.

Enough is enough: World Vision condemns aid cuts

Monday, December 15, 2014

The Government’s decision to again slash Australia’s aid budget by $3.7 billion reveals a shocking disregard for the massive challenges facing the world.

Australia retreats from global challenges in hour of need

Thursday, December 11, 2014

There are some things we as a nation want to stop from happening. The continued spread of Ebola, which is delivering a dividend of misery across West Africa, and may eventually reach our shores, is one of them. The suffering of millions of people in Syria and neighbouring countries is another.

Honour your promise on aid, Prime Minister

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

Australia’s international aid and development agencies invited the Federal Government to renew its commitment to the world’s poorest people, amid speculation that Australia’s aid program is again facing cuts.

World Vision calls further cuts to foreign aid unthinkable

Monday, December 1, 2014

Amid speculation of further aid cuts, World Vision Australia is calling on the Government to maintain its current funding levels to the Australian aid program, citing potentially devastating consequences for current relief efforts.

World Vision welcomes $24 million funding for Ebola

Wednesday, November 5, 2014

World Vision welcomes the Australian Government’s commitment of up to $24 million in additional funding to respond to the deadly Ebola virus, announced by the Prime Minister and Minister for Health today.

World Vision boosts Ebola response

Wednesday, October 8, 2014

World Vision will train hundreds of healthcare workers in an effort to stem the spread of the deadly Ebola virus in Sierra Leone following the announcement of a $2.5 million boost in Australian Government funding for the outbreak in West Africa.

Further aid cuts unthinkable as Syria, Iraq conflict escalates

Thursday, October 2, 2014

World Vision Australia chief executive Tim Costello has expressed concern at reports the Australian Government is set to cut foreign aid to help pay for military operations in Iraq and boosted security within Australia.