John Siddham on working with Gail Thornthwaite: Imagine having a volunteer who is there not just to perform routine tasks but also shares several common interests. Well, I was very fortunate to have had Gail Thornthwaite as one of my long-standing volunteers. Gail was in her late sixties when she commenced with me, and she […]
It’s all too easy to forget what a miracle water is. With a water supply on tap, food can grow, and people can thrive. Over the past 5 decades, Oxfam has forged the way in water and sanitation provision. Our water engineers are renowned for their speed and efficiency, providing large-scale water supplies and disease-preventing […]
Working with vulnerable communities over the last 60 years, we've learned that helping people gain financial independence is the best way to kick poverty and inequality.
The bushfires have shown us what climate change looks like. A reality millions are facing today all over the world. We reflect on the crisis and what we can do today.
Oxfam has united with Australia’s leading international aid agencies to issue an urgent plea to the Federal Government to address the climate crisis, as fires continue to rage across Australia and millions globally face floods, crippling food shortages and other climate-related events.
Is the UN conference on climate change doing its job? Our climate experts reflect on the discussions, lack of outcomes and hope for the future.
New Blockchain technology has the potential to deliver emergency cash transfers in a faster, cheaper and more transparent fashion than ever before.