“It is our responsibility as members of today’s generation to improve the way of life for the next generation.” While this could easily be a quote from a maiden speech in Parliament or media commentator, in fact it’s from Brittany Abraham, a Year 12 Aboriginal Studies student from Loreto Normanhurst school in Sydney. She and […]
For more than 16 months, Ethiopia has been in drought. Water reserves are running out, crops are burnt and dying, and people don’t have enough food or water for themselves, let alone the livestock they rely on to make a living.
How you are joining forces with people who share the belief that no-one should live in poverty, to empower communities to build better lives for themselves.
With the international media focused on the war in Syria, the Yemeni crisis is largely forgotten. The country is under total blockade and 7 million people are on the brink of starvation. Oxfam's Mujeeb Al-Jaradi describes what life is like in the forgotten crisis.
A unique Oxfam run canoeing program in South Sudan is assisting communities to seek refuge rapidly in an emergency, and helps the canoe operators to earn the money they need to support their families.
Oxafm is supporting a unique project in Tanzania, so that refugees can learn new skills to work their own way out of poverty... and it's got people buzzing with excitement.
It’s a cold and windy winter morning in Alice Springs but you wouldn’t know it looking at the blue, cloudless sky. The sun is blinding, even at 9am, and the rocky ridge surrounding the town — said to have been created by giant caterpillars in the Arrernte people’s Dreamtime story — glows bright orange in […]
After tackling his own mental health issues, Cormach Evans is now determined to improve the health and wellbeing of other Indigenous men in the Geelong community - through sport.
Subsistence handouts can only go so far in a place like Nyarugusu camp. So Oxfam is instead focused on practical ways -- like baking -- to give this growing refugee community a hand up, and help them become more self-sufficient.
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities are faced with disproportionate rates of preventable disease, injury and mental health challenges. It's unacceptable. It's time to Close the Gap!