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G20 takes up child labour exploitation challenge

Friday, September 12, 2014

The world’s 168 million child labourers are firmly on the G20’s radar after a pivotal meeting of the world’s labour and employment ministers in Melbourne.

Government funding welcomed as situation in Gaza remains critical

Monday, July 28, 2014

The Federal Government’s pledge of $5 million in urgent humanitarian assistance to Gaza has been welcomed today by World Vision Australia as the ongoing conflict in Israel, Gaza the West Bank has forced more than 200,000 people from their homes to UN schools and shelters.

Calling all innovators: Global $100,000 prize aims to improve children’s literacy

Sunday, June 15, 2014

World Vision together with the Australian Government and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) are calling for entries for the All Children Reading Prize Competition, ‘Enabling Writers.'

World Vision welcomes funding for South Sudan

Wednesday, May 21, 2014

World Vision welcomed the Australian Government’s announcement to provide a further $2.6 million for the humanitarian crisis in South Sudan which is having a devastating impact on the country’s children.

World's poor foot the bill for Budget repairs

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Further cuts to Australia’s foreign aid budget mean Australia’s overseas development assistance is contributing more savings than any other sector to the budget repair job, World Vision Australia said today.

Slashing foreign aid reflects poorly on Australia

Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Much is made of the need for a changed 'mindset' in the budget rhetoric. But what if the decisions outlined in this statement of government priorities appear to change a mindset that is beneficial, even admired?

Australian government urged to give children a voice

Monday, April 14, 2014

Australia should waste no time in signing and ratifying the United Nations’ international complaints procedure for children whose rights have been violated World Vision said today.

It’s our duty to help the lost people of Syria

Tuesday, March 18, 2014

Imagine half the suburbs of Australia deserted; comfortable middle-class houses abandoned or burnt out; neighbours, their pets and cars nowhere to be seen. Think what life would be like if we were no longer able to enjoy our own prosperity, to work, to shop or send our children to school.

$625m aid cuts will hit those most in need

Sunday, January 19, 2014

The Federal Government’s $625 million aid cuts – including to funds promised to Australian development NGOs – will hit the very programs aimed at helping those most in need, World Vision Australia’s chief executive, Tim Costello, said today.