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40 HOUR FAMINE: Aussie youth trade 40 hours of student life for refugee children

Friday, September 6, 2019

Schools across Australia are buzzing with youthful idealism as students prepare to step in the shoes of a refugee by forgoing their daily luxuries and trading 40 hours of student life for young refugees around the world. The nation’s youth will be uniting with thousands of other Australians by taking on the 40 Hour Famine Backpack Challenge (6 to 8 September) and will commit to living out of a backpack with only the essentials to help raise funds for the biggest humanitarian emergency of their generation, the global refugee crisis.

World Vision farewells Chief Advocate, Tim Costello

Friday, June 7, 2019

One of the country’s most loved social justice advocates is stepping down after 15 years serving Australia’s largest humanitarian organisation, World Vision Australia. ​

World Vision Australia CEO Claire Rogers responds to federal election result ​

Sunday, May 19, 2019

The CEO of Australia’s largest NGO, World Vision, has this morning written to Prime Minister, Scott Morrison, to congratulate him on the Federal Coalition’s victory at the 2019 federal election. ​

World Vision welcomes ALP commitment to increase aid funding

Friday, May 10, 2019

World Vision Australia today welcomed the Australian Labor Party’s commitment to invest more in Australian aid if elected in the upcoming federal election.

Pacific Shuffle leaves behind children in need

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Australia’s largest humanitarian organisation World Vision has criticised the Federal Budget’s approach to aid, saying the government has shunned its responsibility to the world’s most vulnerable children.

World Vision wins gold at Festival of Media Awards: 1000 Girls the real winners

Friday, March 29, 2019

World Vision’s efforts to see the lives of 1000 girls in developing nations sponsored by Australians before the 2018 International Day of the Girl was last night recognised as the Best Integrated Campaign of the year in the Asia Pacific Festival of Media Awards held in Singapore.

Venezuela crisis: facts and how to help

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Political and economic instability has severely shaken Venezuela to its core, while a humanitarian emergency crisis has quietly unfolded in the background. Food shortages, lack of medicine and violence have led an increasing number of Venezuelans to flee the country and seek safety in neighbouring countries such as Colombia, Brazil, Peru and Ecuador.

Venezuela’s children should not be used as political leverage.

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

World Vision has called for urgent access for humanitarian aid to Venezuela and warned against the use of children for political leverage.

Government on notice: step up for children and families in conflict zones

Wednesday, January 16, 2019

Major Australian aid groups today launched a tool that will hold the Australian Government accountable for protecting children and families in conflict zones.

Australian youths once more show determination in the face of the global refugee crisis

Friday, August 17, 2018

World Vision returns this year with the iconic 40 Hour Famine Backpack Challenge (17-19 August) to support refugees worldwide and raise awareness of the global refugee crisis.