Today, a guest post from the Australian Youth Climate Coalition on the people of Tuvalu, one of the most severely threatened small island nations that has already suffered painfully from increased cyclone severity today passionately demanded that a legally binding agreement be reached at Copenhagen.
After months of anticipation, I am finally in Copenhagen. The question on everyone’s mind is: ‘will Copenhagen result in a fair ambitious and binding deal… or will it be a greenwash?’
The Fitzroy Stars are an Aboriginal football club based in Melbourne. The club promotes health and fitness, and also helps build self esteem among the players. It offers pathways to employment and education as well as serving as a meeting place for the wider Aboriginal community. Oxfam has been a proud supporter of the Fitzroy […]
Oxfam Australia Logistics Advisor Graham Kenna checks stock in the new emergency supply chain warehouse in Brisbane. Photo: Ronnie Wright/OxfamAUS Australia’s three largest aid agencies and the Australian Government have joined forces to open an emergency supplies warehouse in Brisbane to speed up disaster response. When a disaster strikes a remote community, every minute counts. […]
In July 2008, undercover journalists exposed forced labour and appalling living conditions in a Nike supply factory in Malaysia. The factory, called Hytex, employed migrant workers, using agents in Myanmar (Burma), Bangladesh and Vietnam to recruit people to move to Kuala Lumpur with the promise of higher wages. People had to pay huge sums – […]