The cliff hanger Federal election has been a bitter-sweet moment in the ongoing battle for gender equity in Australia. Oxfam Australia's Chief Executive, Dr Helen Szoke says the major parties are yet to learn the value of engaging with women on the issues that matter to them.
Aussie students are leading the way in raising awareness of the busted food system -- by teaching their classmates about how poverty and global challenges like climate change affect the health and nutrition of people in the developing world.
There have been significant cuts in the past two budgets affecting Indigenous health and legal aid services. Eddie Cubillo, 2015 National Indigenous Legal Professional of the year, hopes this election will bring justice for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Peoples.
The current Federal Government promised a more proactive approach by placing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander affairs within the Prime Minister’s Department and within Cabinet. But that bold start has now well and truly stalled.
Megan Washington and Art vs Science have come on board as OXJAM’s official ambassadors, encouraging music lovers around the country to throw their own gigs and parties to fundraise for Oxfam.
Oxfam estimates that tax dodging by Australian multinational corporations will deprive PNG of around $4 million in health and sanitation-related public services over the next five years. This is money that could provide access to life-changing clean water and sanitation.
A belief in equality and the right of everyone to a decent life led long-term Oxfam supporter Elisabeth Jackson to include a gift to Oxfam in her Will. We recently asked Elisabeth to share her dreams for the future.
Affecting one in three women globally, violence against women and girls is an epidemic in need of urgent and sustained action. Last week, women from across the Pacific, as well as Aboriginal leaders, and Oxfam Australia’s Chief Executive, Helen Szoke, met in the Solomon Islands to help turn this around.
Many people find that they’re able to give more generously to Oxfam through their Will than they ever could during their lifetime. In fact, you might be surprised to hear what just a small percentage of your estate can achieve.
Oxfam's Schools Program social media volunteer and guest blogger, Benjamin Clark, reveals the top entries from the 2016 Close the Gap Instagram challenge, all created by Australian students.