How much food does your household go through in a week? What are your go-to family meals? And how much do you spend on food? You can get a glimpse of how others answered these questions in Oxfam’s photo series, which depicts people from around the globe with one week’s food supply for their families.
National Close the Gap Day is closing in. On Thursday 20 March 2014, thousands of Australians will take action to improve Indigenous health. Register your event today
Television can get a bad rap. It incites us to buy products, vote for politicians and can influence how we should act, think and feel. But across the Pacific, hit TV show, “Love Patrol” is leveraging the power of TV to put HIV in the limelight.
Australian comedy duo Sammy J and Randy attracted some funny looks during their recent trip to South Africa. They suspect this might have had something to do with the colour of Randy’s purple hue! The pair paid a visit to the Woza Moya HIV/AIDS Community Centre (an Oxfam partner organisation) in the lead up to the Melbourne International Comedy Festival Gala and made a few friends along the way.
“Climate change is both a product of, and worsens, the structural inequality and poverty that exists in our world” Shen Narayanasamy. Economic Justice Advocacy Officer, Oxfam Australia The world produces enough food to feed everybody but one in eight people still go hungry. And the world is getting warmer. 2013 was the hottest year on record […]
The senate inquiry into the government’s direct action plan on climate change is on at the moment. The first hearing was held in Perth with local Oxfam supporters amongst 27 other groups calling for greater action. There has been no rain in Perth for more than two months; the onslaught of heat has been relentless. […]
A mass evacuation has been ordered following the eruption of Mount Kelud on the main island of Java, Indonesia. Oxfam is currently working closely with partners on the ground to assess the situation and is preparing for the distribution of thousands of face-masks.
The #foodhero movement is growing every day, but we need your help to make it absolutely massive! Show your mates how amazing life is when you’re a #foodhero and you could win a fabulous Oxfam Fairtrade food hamper full of chocolate, coffee, lots of treats and an awesome Oxfam 60th anniversary cookbook. You’ll even get […]
The global food system is broken. Despite the world producing enough food for everyone, 1 in 8 people go hungry. Extreme weather events. Changing weather patterns. Land grabs by powerful companies leaving poor men and women hungry and homeless. A lack of support from governments for small-scale farmers. These are some of the deep injustices in […]
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders can expect a shorter life expectancy and a decreased quality of life compared to non-Indigenous Australians. It’s a situation you would associate with an impoverished nation, but it is happening right here in our own backyard. You can contribute to a fairer, better Australia–one that says no to health inequality, injustice and discrimination.