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Refugee advocates, lawyers and human rights groups unite in rejecting Government’s medical panel proposal

Monday, February 4, 2019

A Government proposal to address the medical crisis engulfing critically ill refugees detained offshore has been firmly rejected as window dressing on the existing unconscionable process which has seen 12 people die in offshore detention in the past five years.

"Ray of hope" for people who depend on us, as Labor puts aid on the agenda

Friday, December 14, 2018

ALP elders have called on their party to restore humanitarian aid ahead of the ALP conference next week. They lamented the damage aid decline has done to Australia’s international reputation — and they are right to do so.

Nothing To Celebrate On Nauru Five Years In

Thursday, July 19, 2018

Australia’s mistreatment of displaced people has reached another deplorable milestone with today marking five years since children have been detained indefinitely on the island prison of Nauru.

Charities to be exempt from foreign influence bill

Monday, June 25, 2018

World Vision Australia has welcomed a report today recommending charities be exempt from a controversial foreign influence bill.

Why We Need a National Action Plan on Global Development Goals

Friday, June 15, 2018

World Vision Australia CEO Claire Rogers welcomed today’s report card on how Australia is contributing to the Sustainable Development Goals. But she called for the government to commit to a national action plan so all people – especially children - could live in a fairer and safer world by 2030.

Heartbroken for the Lost Children of Nauru

Friday, June 1, 2018

In 145 days, Australia will celebrate International Children's Day. My hope is that, by then, Australia's shame and the lost children of Nauru will be things of the past, and the children and their families will be resettled, safe and free.

Bishop Curry's Royal Message of Love Exposes our own Deep Flaws

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Rev Michael Curry’s sermon from the Windsor Chapel pulpit rang an exhilarating bell in the staid Royal congregation. Here was something living and breathing inside something that people felt needed life and breath. Love is the only way. Everyone matters. And that includes the poor and the downtrodden.

A Budget to Lift Election Prospects, But not to Help the World's Poor and Displaced

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

The Coalition Government’s fifth budget last week was carefully calibrated to offer just enough to a discontented electorate to restart the political contest ahead of the poll expected early next year. Yet again Australia’s battered aid program took a hit.

As Our Wallets Get Bigger Our Hearts Get Smaller

Monday, May 14, 2018

The 2018 Federal Budget revealed an even uglier picture of Australia’s miserly approach to the poorest people in the world. A further $141 million was cut from the aid budget. This was on top of the $303 million slashed last year. As Australia becomes richer, we give less, even as other less affluent countries give more.

Australian Government partnership with World Vision to help 2000 small businesses overcome the "missing middle"

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

A new World Vision program which will bridge the loan gap for struggling strong-potential businesses in Myanmar and Ghana has received an Australian Government grant of $4 million over three years.