Does the new budget do enough to help fight poverty?

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This week’s federal budget was encouraging with the Government restating its commitment to increase Australia’s overseas aid spending to 0.5% of Gross National Income (GNI) by 2015.

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Where do your local candidates stand in the fight against poverty?

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Make Poverty History coalition is holding an electoral forum in the Federal Seat of Wills on 8 May.

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Be part of the world’s greatest bank job

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Imagine if a tiny tax on international banking transactions could help tackle poverty around the world.

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Tackle poverty by holding your own Coffee Break

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Making a difference to the lives of some of the world’s poorest communities is as easy as holding a Coffee Break.

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Get involved in National Close the Gap Day

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Much progress has been made in the campaign to close the life expectancy gap between Indigenous and non-Indigenous Australians, but more still needs to be done.

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